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Helena area man charged with felony assault

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) On Saturday, November 26 Helena Police was dispatched the 1500 block of E. Lyndale Ave after a report of a domestic disturbance. 27-year-old Sean-Paul Vincent Wines was arrested at...

Great Falls man charged with urinating on a man’s vehicle and threatening a police...

Christopher Michael Kirby (MT Department of Corrections file photo) (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Christopher Michael Kirby is facing charges of intimidation and disorderly conduct after he allegedly urinated on another person's vehicle in Great Falls. The incident happened...

Wanted in Montana: BOLO Alert issued for Jonahs James Demontiney

  (MTN News-BILLINGS) A BOLO Alert (Be-on-the-Lookout) has been issued by the U.S. Marshals Service Montana Violent Offender Task Force for Jonahs James Demontiney. Demontiney, 21 years old, is wanted by the Montana Violent Offender Task Force based on...

Police investigating gunshots in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS - Police are still investigating reports of gunshots fired in Great Falls. It happened at 5:48 p.m. on the 900 block of 1st Avenue North in the alley behind Opportunities, Inc. There have not been...

Judge orders new trial in 2002 Great Falls homicide

  HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A state judge has ordered a new trial in a 2001 Great Falls homicide after finding that Cascade County prosecutors failed to notify defense attorneys that another man had confessed...

Bozeman man facing meth, child endangerment charges

(MTN News-BOZEMAN) A Bozeman man was arrested on Wednesday and charged with endangering a child and possession of dangerous drugs, both felonies, after law enforcement found meth in his possession and his daughter in his...

Missoula man accused of stabbing roommate more than 20 times

  (MTN News-MISSOULA) A Missoula man is claiming self-defense after prosecutors say he stabbed his roommate more than 20 times. Brent Hawkey, 53, is charged with felony aggravated assault after prosecutors say Hawkey called 911 after the...

Clemency granted to 2 Billings drug dealers

Nava, Webster (YCDF) (MTN News-BILLINGS ) Two high profile Billings drug dealers are among 79 federal inmates who's life sentences were reduced this week by President Obama. Victor Nava Sr., 70, a notorious Billings drug dealer was serving two life...

Trial for 21 year-old Helena man scheduled for February

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A Helena man will go on trial in February for attempting to arrange a sexual encounter with a 13-year old girl. Robert Gerald Ziems is charged with felony sexual abuse...

Wilson pleads guilty for allegedly assaulting his step-son

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A plea of guilty in District Court in a case where a suspect is accused of assaulting his 19-year old step-son. Charlie Eugene Wilson was arrested in August for...

Missoula man charged with raping ex-girlfriend’s daughter

(MTN News-MISSOULA) A Missoula man has been charged with rape after a 14-year-old girl claimed he sexually assaulted her several times. Kaill Simpson, 36, faces three counts of sexual intercourse without consent. Prosecutors say the victim is...

Hamilton man facing 3 rape charges

(MTN News-HAMILTON) A 22-year-old Hamilton man is accused of raping a 14-year-old runaway several times. Brian Speelman has been charged with three counts of sexual intercourse without consent. Prosecutors said in court documents that Speelman met the girl...

Schmockel identified as suspect in armed robbery in Great Falls

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) The suspect in last week's armed robbery of a Loaf N Jug convenience store has been identified as Johnnie Ray Schmockel, according to the Great...

Wallace Charles Bossie Jr. charged with sexually assaulting 2 children

  (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Wallace Charles Bossie Jr. of Great Falls has been charged with sexually assaulting two young boys. Bossie is charged with four felonies. Court documents say Bossie sexually assaulted a boy between the ages...

Suspects in high speed Western Montana pursuit ID’d

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-MISSOULA)  The Missoula County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a weekend high-speed chase that involved a recent escapee from the Butte pre-release center. The incident began at around 10:40...

Hyslop denied new trial for killing October Perez

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) David Hyslop, convicted for killing 2-year-old October Perez in Great Falls, has been denied a new trial. Hyslop was sentenced to 100 years in the Montana State Prison without parole. He claims he had...

Bossie charged with stabbing a man in Great Falls

  (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Tracy Lynn Bossie has been charged after she allegedly stabbed a man in Great Falls on Saturday night. The victim sustained stab wounds to his neck and lower-left thoracic area; his current condition...

Man convicted of continually stalking woman gets prison

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Bigfork man has been sentenced to four years in prison for felony stalking, including cutting off a GPS monitor and traveling to Colorado where he was arrested within a...

2 women sentenced to prison for locking children in basement

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Two Kalispell women who pleaded guilty to locking children in the basement have been sentenced to prison despite a plea agreement that recommended deferred...

Barry Beach’s fate may rest in hands of Montana Attorney General

(MTN News-BILLINGS) Barry Beach's fate could very well end up back in the hands of the Montana Attorney General. Following an arrest for violating the terms of his release last week, the State now must decide whether...

3 young men plead not guilty in connection with Roaring Lion Fire

Cody Knez, Steven Banks and Tyler Johnson each face negligent arson charges. (MTN News-HAMILTON) Three young men accused of leaving a campfire that started the nearly 9,000-acre Roaring Lion fire in western Montana last summer say...

Great Falls Police Department asks for help finding runaway teen Katrina Meyer

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) The Great Falls Police Department is asking for help finding Katrina Meyer. The GFPD said on Thursday afternoon that Meyer is 15 years old and that she left her home, without permission, on August...

Wehner sentenced for distribution of meth resulting in death of Great Falls man

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Thomas Joseph Wehner Jr. was sentenced on Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris to 17.5 years in prison followed by six years of supervised release for distribution of methamphetamine resulting...

Trial rescheduled for arsonist

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A trial scheduled for January has been delayed for a Helena man accused of arson. Frederick James Maw's defense attorney says her client needs a mental health evaluation. A year...

Child molester convicted of murder on Fort Peck Reservation re-sentenced

(MTN News-POPLAR) A man serving time in prison for a brutal murder on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in 2003 was re-sentenced Tuesday after arguing he did not receive adequate representation. Jitawee Curly Bear Cub, 29, was...