The Montana Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that its investigation into allegations of missing funds in Mineral County Justice Court has been completed, and that there is insufficient evidence to file criminal charges. The announcement marks the end of a year-long investigation conducted by DOJ’s Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) at the request of Mineral County Attorney Marcia Boris.

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox announced today his office has settled a lawsuit with a major pharmaceutical company and will use most of the proceeds to pay for a new prescription drug abuse prevention program, mental health services and mental health programs in the state, and ongoing consumer protection services.