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Frank pleads not guilty to assault charge

Posted at 5:02 PM, Apr 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-06 00:04:14-04

HELENA – Kelly Frank pleaded not guilty in Helena municipal court Friday to a misdemeanor assault charge.

Frank was cited for assault on March 23rd.

According to court records, he is accused of following a man to his vehicle and threatening to kill him.

He is currently on parole and being held without bond.

In 2005 he was arrested for allegedly plotting to kidnap David Letterman’s son.

The kidnap-related charges against Kelly Frank were ultimately dismissed, but Frank was sentenced to 10 years in prison for overcharging Letterman for painting work at his Choteau ranch.

He received an additional 10 year sentence for a 2007 escape.

According to the Department of Corrections, he is under state supervision until 2025