Nicholas Ryan Vinson
Nicholas Ryan Vinson courtesy ConWeb

HELENA – A 20-year-old Helena suspect is accused of breaking into a home in violation of a no-contact order.

Nicholas Vinson is charged with felony burglary in connection with an incident that took place at the end of October. He allegedly entered a Helena residence through a window and locking himself in a master bedroom at the end of October.

He then allegedly texted the homeowner, who has a court order of protection against Vinson, asking the petitioner to talk.

Vinson was eventually convinced to leave the residence by other individuals who were at the home at the time.

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Vinson is also accused of repeatedly attempting to contact the petitioner by phone.

In September Vinson was charged with felony strangulation.

Court documents say Vinson’s criminal history includes a pending charge of partner family member assault and other pending no contact order violations.

According to ConWeb, Vinson also has a prior conviction for criminal endangerment.
His bond is set at $20,000.