Saturday, August 06, 2011
Sheriff Freedom Crawford arrested for Assault
The Roosevelt County sheriff was arrested after a bar fight in Lewistown early Tuesday morning.
Sheriff Freedom Crawford faces misdemeanor charges of assault, obstructing a peace officer, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.
Lewistown Police Department says they were called to the Montana Tavern just after midnight. A bartender told them Sheriff Crawford threw another patron through a window, then ran away.
That 48-year-old Pennsylvania man was taken to the hospital, treated and released.