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Crimestoppers Most Wanted for April 2016

GREAT FALLS - Here is the Great Falls/Cascade County Crimestoppers "Most Wanted" list for April 2016. If you have information about the location of any of the people on the list, you're asked to call the...

Cutburth charged with criminal endangerment in connection with baby’s death

  GREAT FALLS - Misty Marie Cutburth of Great Falls is facing a criminal charge in connection with the January death of her 10-month old daughter. Cutburth was charged on Thursday with one count of felony...

Trial scheduled for Helena man who assaulted and injured his wife

    (HELENA) A Helena man  pleaded not guilty on Thursday morning to assaulting and injuring his wife with a deep-fat fryer. Christopher Donald LaRue is scheduled to go on trial in August for causing numerous injuries to...

Helena woman appears in court for having a sexual relationship with a underage male

    (HELENA) A woman  convicted of having a sexual relationship with an underage male last year has been turned over to the Montana Department of Corrections. Patricia Jean Pasak pleaded guilty to criminal endangerment last August for having...

Bond set at $3M for man accused of Belfry triple murder

  RED LODGE - The man accused in the execution-style murder of three Belfry residents in early April denied the charges in Carbon County District Court on Wednesday. Robert LeCou, 39, pleaded not guilty to three...

Arsonist back in court on petition to revoke suspended sentence

(HELENA) Convicted arsonist Frederick Maw was back in court Wednesday morning on a petition to revoke his suspended sentence from 2015. Maw made an initial appearance in district court Wednesday morning where he was informed of...

Barnwell charged with assaulting his son in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS - Rick Charles Barnwell of Great Falls has been charged with a felony after he allegedly assaulted his 12-year-old son. The boy told police he was in the kitchen doing homework and using...

Man accused of killing Bozeman woman rejects plea agreement, admits guilt

  BOZEMAN -The Bozeman man accused of killing his estranged former girlfriend as she hid in her closet has pleaded guilty to all charges. Anthony Tobias Fagiano, 35, pleaded not guilty on March 28  to killing his former girlfriend,...

Fort Peck tribal member denies killing baby, disposing of body

POPLAR -The Fort Peck Tribal member accused of beating a Poplar baby before throwing her body in the garbage was arraigned in tribal court on Tuesday.Janelle Red Dog, 42, pleaded not guilty to the tribal charges...

Convicted felons struggle to find employment and housing in Montana

  BILLINGS - Montana's unemployment rate is at its lowest point in eight years, but one group of people is still having difficulty finding a job: convicted felons. Often, they are not only shut out of...

Man accused of killing Bozeman woman rejects plea agreement, pleads guilty to all charges

  BOZEMAN -The Bozeman man accused of killing a Bozeman woman on March 9, 2016 as she hid in her closet has pleaded guilty to all charges. Anthony Tobias Fagiano of Bozeman had pleaded not guilty...

Child reportedly kidnapped in Great Falls found safe

  The Great Falls Police Department released the following information on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. COMMUNITY ALERT - MISSING CHILD! At approximately 10:45 a.m. suspect Matthew Volkomener allegedly entered a home in the 1700 block of...

Officials investigating dog torture case near Bozeman

BOZEMAN - Law enforcement officers are investigating after a dead dog was found near Trail Creek road east of Bozeman. Graphic pictures of the dog started circulating on Facebook over the weekend. According to Gallatin County...

Edmonds charged with assault on a minor

GREAT FALLS - Justin Aaron Edmonds of Vaughn has been charged with assault on a minor. Court documents say someone called 911 to report the incident on Thursday evening. Cascade County Sheriff’s deputies talked with a witness...

Billings man accused of raping three young children

BILLINGS -A Billings man is behind bars on allegations that he raped three young children. Levi Logan Heydon, 25, is charged with two counts of sexual intercourse without consent and two counts of sexual assault...

Marble released from prison; rape conviction dismissal not yet final

MISSOULA -Cody Marble, the Missoula man who’s fought 14 years to overturn his conviction for a rape he says never happened walked out of prison Thursday afternoon at Shelby – but dismissal of the conviction...

Former Great Falls HR chief sentenced for tampering with evidence

    GREAT FALLS - Linda Lee Williams, the former human resources director for the City of Great Falls, was sentenced on Wednesday. She entered a no-contest plea to a charge of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. Williams received...

Woman charged with beating Poplar girl to death, disposing of body in garbage

    POPLAR -A Fort Peck Tribal member accused of killing a Poplar baby beat the girl and stuffed her body in a duffel bag before leaving it in the garbage, prosecutors said at a probable...

Teen who tried to kill her baby now accused of probation violations

HELENA -Cheyenne Rodriguez , the 15-year old from Helena who is on probation for attempting to kill her infant child, is again in trouble with the law. During a hearing on Wednesday in Youth Court, prosecutors...

Belfry triple murder suspect returned to Montana to face charges

  BELFRY -The man accused of executing three Belfry residents in their home earlier this month is now booked in the Gallatin County Detention Center, jail officials said Thursday. Robert LeCou, 39, is charged in Carbon...

Civil Lawsuit Comes to an End for Joseph Campbell

(HELENA) The wrongful death case involving an Augusta area man accused of murder has been settled out of court. Joseph Campbell is accused of shooting Tim Newman to death in October of 2013 following years of...

Scobey man sentenced for sexual assault

GREAT FALLS -Joseph Dean Lee of Scobey was sentenced in Great Falls on Tuesday for assault with the intent to commit aggravated sexual abuse, and assault with the intent to commit abusive sexual contact. U.S....

Mexican national sentenced in Billings on meth charge

BILLINGS -Alejandro Marquez Gonzalez, the second of two men who trafficked methamphetamine throughout Montana while living in the country illegally, was sentenced on Wednesday to federal prison. Gonzalez was sentenced in U.S. District Court in...

[UPDATED] Poplar 1 year old found dead

(Helena) The body of 1 year old Kenzley Olson was found in Poplar around 2:00 pm Wednesday afternoon, and now the FBI is handling the investigation. Kenzley was reported missing just after noon on Tuesday,...

Woman facing charges in Sanders County shooting death

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A 31-year-old woman is facing a deliberate homicide charge after police say she admitted to fatally shooting a man east of Trout Creek last year. Jenna Michael appeared in court Tuesday and was...