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Ridgway Postmaster Arrested on Drug Charges

A Gallatin County postmaster is due in court on charges of Possession of Meth and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia according to online court records.  March 11th, Kelli Hale of New Haven was arrested and charged with the Class 3 Felony of Possession of Meth along with a Class A Misdemeanor charge of Drug Paraphernalia Possession.  Hale was named the Ridgway postmaster on January 29th of 2022 according to the United States Postal Service.  She’s due before Judge Foster in Gallatin County court at 9am on April 15th.  States Attorney Douglas Dyhrkopp is listed as the prosecutor on the case.  We’ve reached out to Gallatin County law enforcement for a copy of the arrest report.

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9 comments
  1. Just me
    Just me
    April 3, 2024 at 3:18 pm

    She needs to be removed from her position as postmaster. What a disgrace to her community .

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  2. Diane
    Diane
    April 3, 2024 at 3:31 pm

    So very sad…addiction. Prayers for her.

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  3. Ridgway Local
    Ridgway Local
    April 3, 2024 at 6:07 pm

    Idk why y’all are surprised lol some things never change!

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  4. Just saying
    Just saying
    April 4, 2024 at 7:49 am

    How does she still have her job? Her buddy better not let her go on this one. She needs help.

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  5. Ridgway local2
    Ridgway local2
    April 5, 2024 at 6:38 am

    When I was actually getting my mail on time, my post man was on meth

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  6. Jessica C
    Jessica C
    April 5, 2024 at 10:04 pm

    Use your real names if you want us to take you seriously. Keyboard warriors hiding behind those phones and PC’s. Be real. Site your sources.

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  7. Jessica C
    Jessica C
    April 16, 2024 at 9:17 pm

    Where’s the police report? Where’s the mugshot? Would like proof of this story otherwise you’re like a tabloid with no resources.

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    • Ridgway Local
      Ridgway Local
      May 4, 2024 at 9:18 am

      Jessica C, you want proof log onto Judici and search her name in Gallatin County lol.. it’s all in the pudding for you to see. h*** the cops just had her place surrounded the other morning at 4AM and was there for over 4 hours lol so no telling what and if any other charges come out of that

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      • Jessica C
        Jessica C
        May 22, 2024 at 2:51 pm

        Judici.com is full of public records on anyone why has got a SPEEDING TICKET! LMAO This proves nothing. Where’s the arrest? Where’s her mugshot? She’s a federal government employee. This would be all over the REAL news not a little disclosure wannabe of WRUL. They need to follow up with their stories or know the facts before stating them. We have the housing surrounded by cops constantly, anyone ever arrested? NO LMAO That means nothing. “Cops” in Gallatin County are a joke as you are and as WRUL being a “reliable source” of facts and truth. Reveal your name. Stop hiding “Ridgway local” LMAO KEYBOARD WARRIORS!!

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