Michael Richard St. Pierre

Michael Richard St. Pierre, 21, appears via video Wednesday in Gallatin County Justice Court.

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A Butte man accused of spitting in a deputy’s face after driving recklessly while under the influence of drugs is facing new charges alleging he helped another man rob a Bozeman smoke shop.

Michael Richard St. Pierre, 21, is charged with felony robbery. He appeared in Gallatin County Justice Court on Wednesday before Judge Rick West.

St. Pierre’s bail was set at $50,000 to run concurrently with other charges.

St. Pierre faces felony charges of intimidation and criminal endangerment. He also faces charges of resisting arrest, assault with bodily fluid and driving under the influence of drugs.

Matthew Richard Noorlander, 21, a co-defendant in the case, is charged with felonies robbery and criminal endangerment. His bail was set at $600,000 in Gallatin County Justice Court on Monday.

On Sunday, Bozeman officers responded to a report of Noorlander stealing a $400 “water pipe,” a water pipe attachment and a pack of Juul pods from Mellow Mood, located at 7 Tai Lane, according to charging documents.

The caller said Noorlander and St. Pierre came in and picked out the water pipe, according to charging documents. The two left and said they needed to go get money to pay for it.

The person said Noorlander returned, stole the items and took off running, according to court records. The caller chased after and knocked Noorlander down.

Police said in charging documents that Noorlander then pulled out a gun and pointed at the person. Noorlander then pointed the gun slightly to the left of the person’s head and fired, according to charging documents.

Officers later arrested Noorlander and took him to the Gallatin County jail.

St. Pierre was later arrested after callers reported he was driving 2 to 100 mph in the opposite lane of travel on Norris Road heading toward Four Corners, according to charging documents.

Police said that during a drug evaluation St. Pierre made comments about killing law enforcement officers including going to a deputy’s house and shooting it up. While the deputy was waiting for backup, St. Pierre spit in the deputy’s face, police said.

On Tuesday, police said that surveillance footage from other businesses next to Mellow Mood showed St. Pierre’s car leaving the area.

St. Pierre told police that he went to Noorlander’s house on Sunday to “hang out.” St. Pierre said Noorlander gave him a Xanax bar and that he later drove Noorlander to the store, but didn’t remember what happened after that.

When showed a photo of him and Noorlander inside Mellow Mood, St. Pierre told police “we look so high.”

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Freddy Monares can be reached at fmonares@dailychronicle.com or 406-582-2630. Follow him on Twitter @TGIFreddy.

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