Dow's cell phone trial set for Oct.
Havre City Council member Rick Dow's trial date has been set for 9 a. m. Oct. 16.
Dow, being represented by attorney Lindsay Lorang, had his omnibus hearing Wednesday at 2:30 p. m., where the date was set.
The hearing was originally set for this Thursday, while the case was still being presided over by Havre City Judge Margaret Hencz, who stepped out to avoid the appearance of impropriety around judging a case involving a member of the council that decides the court's budget.
Justice of the Peace Audrey Barger is now the judge. She moved the omnibus hearing up a week.
Dow was given a ti...
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