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Friday, November 22, 2013

Packed Courtroom For Manhattan Man Accused Of Fishing Without A License

MANHATTAN - It was a packed courtroom on Tuesday for the hearing of Ernie Tertelgte, a Manhattan man who says he's being wrongly prosecuted for trying to feed himself.

Tertelgte, 52 years old, was arrested on Monday and is accused of fishing without a license and then resisting arrest.

He appeared before the judge via video from the Gallatin County Detention Center, and it was standing room only more than a dozen friends and family members filled the small courtroom.

Tertelgte appeared subdued and respectful before the Justice of the Peace during Tuesday's court session, which went very differently than his court appearance earlier this month, where Tertelgte and Three Forks City Judge Wanda Drusch got into a heated exchange.

Terteltge argued that the court did not have the authority to charge him, citing "natural law."



Anonymous said...

Good luck with that, LOL. Agree with the concept....

Anonymous said...

Sounds to me that the man needs to be set free. He needed food. When you're homeless/ jobless/ without resources from your community, you need to be able to at least fend for yourself.

Many would rather work to catch their own fish than ask for a handout. These are free people as opposed to the other.

God bless him.

Anonymous said...

actually he may win since he's got nothing to lose. What can the government do to him? lock him up? lol, then he gets free everything. it's you fools who are worried about losing your homes etc that are never going to stand up and be counted like our original settlers and patriots did!

Anonymous said...

I strike from the shadows.My actions count,unlike this nut.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous Anonymous said...
I strike from the shadows.My actions count,unlike this nut.

November 22, 2013 at 6:26 PM

You have a lot of nerve calling someone else a nut. rambo