Lake County Jailer Suspended Over Underage Drinkers

By Beacon Staff

MISSOULA — A Lake County jailer has been suspended with pay after officers broke up an underage drinking party at his residence.

Sheriff Jay Doyle suspended the officer on Tuesday, hours after police responded to a noise complaint at the jailer’s house and found “a number of underage, intoxicated drinkers.”

An internal investigation is ongoing and the officer’s name is not being released unless criminal charges are filed.

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