Former Ohio instructor's mental state a factor in jury's split verdict in high-speed chase, theft case
A jury recently convicted a former Ohio university instructor — who is facing attempted kidnapping charges in Oregon — of two charges in connection to a October 2013 high-speed chase that spanned three counties but found him not guilty of a third charge “by reason of mental disease or defect.”
HELENA — Though three men were arrested Friday in connection with an attempted kidnapping during the Fourth of July Dynamite Dash half-marathon in Lincoln, only one was charged with the offense.
HELENA — A Helena man who was fleeing local law enforcement drove through a fence and went flying 100 feet before crashing his SUV across six lanes of traffic on Interstate 15 on Sunday, sending him to the hospital but not injuring anyone else.
A Billings man faces accusations that he tried to force another man into his pickup at gunpoint and threatened to shoot him.
A Lockwood man who county prosecutors say was fended off by the 13-year-old girl he tried to kidnap denied felony charges stemming from the incident.
GREAT FALLS — A 43-year-old Great Falls man faces several charges after officials say he took his mother from her nursing home without permission and forged checks to take more than $5,000 from her accounts.
After deliberating for 13 hours over two days, a Yellowstone County District Court jury on Friday could not agree whether a 43-year-old man was guilty of trying to kidnap a 3-year-old Billings girl.
A Yellowstone County District Court jury will decide if a man charged with the attempted kidnapping of a 3-year-old Billings girl was trying to help or harm the child.