On April 17, more than a week before the fatal shooting of Diren Dede by Markus Kaarma, Kaarma's home was burglarized by two other Big Sky High school students. Those two students, Michael Martin and Tristan Staber were the first witnesses to take the stand at the Kaarma trial on December 4.
Ravalli County Undersheriff Steve Holton said that 44 year-old Calvin Richard Garrett of Corvallis was arrested during the evening of Saturday, October 4th and subsequently arraigned in Ravalli County Justice Court for two charges of felony assault with a weapon and one charge of felony criminal end…
Six days after unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri, authorities have released the name of the officer who shot him. He is Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran with no disciplinary record.
A neighbor of Markus Kaarma claims that she had a road rage altercation with the man who is currently headed to trial for the shooting death of foreign exchange student Diren Dede, and that the incident happened just hours before the shooting occurred.