Shifting Scenes fills in court record holes
April 21, 2017
George Boggs was Carter County’s first sheriff. He had served six years previously as deputy sheriff under Sheriff W.E. Savage in Custer County. During those years he was responsible for the law enforcement of all the county east of Powder River to the Montana Dakota line.
When Carter County was created in 1917, George Boggs was named in the bill as the first sheriff. Geo Boggs was well equipped for this position, he was well known, and respected in the area. The commission minutes reflect Boggs’ influence and presence in the many daunting challenges that were faced in the initial begin...