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By: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter
Syndicated by: Montana News
Billings man Larry Lee Schleinger was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of METH and theft.
Billings Police Officer Gilmore was patrolling in the heights area when he observed a male on a dirt bike blow through a red light at an intersection.
According to Officer Gilmore, the dirt bike was bearing no license plates. The Dirt bike was traveling above the posted speed limit.
Officer Gilmore attempted to stop the dirt bike, but the operator of the dirt bike looked back at Officer Gilmore and then accelerated and headed south on Bench Boulevard at a high rate of speed.
Larry Lee Schleinger drove the bike down a long dirt driveway and then stopped at the end got off the bike and stood up.
Once Officer Gilmore was able to secure Schleinger in handcuffs. Officer Gilmore was advised by the 911 dispatch that Schleinger had a suspended license and that the dirt bike came back as reported, stolen. The stolen dirt bike was a 2007y Kawasaki minibike, and the estimated value is $1,700.00
At the jail, staff located a METH "loker" which had residue inside of it and which tested positive for METH.
This article was published by: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter License# USPA-ID-US/VI-01/29995