Helena man accused of meth possession
A 30-year-old Helena man is accused of meth possession.
Jonathon Paul Kovash is charged with felony possession of dangerous drugs and misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructing a police officer and resisting arrest, according to court documents.
On July 2, a Helena Police officer responded to a call about possible drug activity. On scene, they found Kovash, who then ran from the officers. The officers found and attempted to arrest Kovash, who then fought back.
Officers also discovered Kovash had thrown away a scale with methamphetamine residue on it before he was arrested, according to court documents.
Kovash was taken into custody at the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
All charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Helena Police Department incidents reported Friday, July 5, 2019
- At 2:28 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle near Jackson and Broadway for a traffic violation and arrested the driver, a 40-year-old Helena male, for second offense driving under the influence, aggravated DUI and driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license. He was booked at the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
- At 1:53 a.m., officers arrested a 43-year-old Helena female in the on an outstanding warrant in the 1800 block of East Custer Avenue. She was booked at the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
For July 4, 2019, Helena PD officers responded to 114 calls for service, including one injury motor vehicle crash, two non-injury crashes, six disturbance/disorderly person incidents, 16 fireworks complaints, and made 32 vehicle stops for traffic violations.