Cardboard and "evidence" tape cover the broken window of a Mercedes confiscated and searched by Bozeman police last week.

The Chamber of Commerce would not use the story of this day in an ad.

It was June 11, a routine Monday at the Belgrade News, when the phone rang at 9 a.m. Two strangers from Denver were so angry about how they had been treated by Bozeman police that they went to the phone book and started calling local media outlets until someone finally answered the phone.