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Crimes Against Children

Wyoming woman accused of burning infant pleads not guilty

Wyoming woman accused of burning infant pleads not guilty

CASPER, Wyo. — A woman accused of burning a baby’s face with a hot pan pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony child abuse charges.

October 17, 2014 7:30 amLoading…

Woman pleads guilty to having drugs in diaper bag

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A woman has pleaded guilty to endangering the life of her young son after police in Cheyenne found methamphetamine in a diaper bag during a traffic stop.

October 13, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…

2 found guilty of running child porn website

HELENA — A federal judge has found a 45-year-old Arizona man and a 35-year-old Massachusetts man guilty of running a child exploitation enterprise and conspiracy to advertise child pornography.

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Wyoming man acknowledges sexually assaulting teen

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man has acknowledged sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl five years ago.

October 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Man gets 7-15 years for sexually assaulting teen

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A 36-year-old Gillette man convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage girl has been sentenced to seven to 15 years in prison.

October 07, 2014 9:03 pmLoading…

Powell day care provider arrested on meth charges

POWELL, Wyo. — A Powell day care provider and her husband have been charged with child endangerment after police say they found methamphetamine in the same home where the woman watched other people's children.

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Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

Casper police say woman burned baby with hot pan

CASPER, Wyo. — Police suspect that a Casper woman rolled a hot saucepan on an infant’s face and shook the baby with enough force to require trauma care.

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Blackfeet woman sentenced for child abuse

GREAT FALLS — A Blackfeet Reservation woman who pleaded guilty to assault and child abuse after her 8-month-old foster daughter was beaten so badly that the girl suffered permanent injuries has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

September 12, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Missoula man sentenced for sexual abuse

KALISPELL — A 24-year-old Missoula man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to solicit nude photographs from teenage girls in 2011 and 2012 by saying he was a female wedding photographer and wanted them to model for him.

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Former Montana Army Guardsman pleads guilty to sex crimes

HELENA — A former Montana Army National Guard soldier who fled the country to avoid trial has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of children and bail jumping.

August 27, 2014 5:11 pmLoading…
Woman who left hospital denies forgery charge

Woman who left hospital denies forgery charge

ANACONDA — A 29-year-old woman who fled the Anaconda hospital after she and her newborn tested positive for methamphetamine has pleaded not guilty to a forgery charge that alleges she checked into the hospital using her sister's name.

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East Helena infant injured, parents arrested

HELENA — Two East Helena residents were arrested Thursday after their 8-week-old baby was treated at a local hospital for a slew of injuries.

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Montana man accused of impregnating 11-year-old

HAMILTON — A 55-year-old man is charged with four felony sex crimes, including an allegation that he raped and 11-year-old girl and got her pregnant.

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Casper man pleads guilty to abusing boy

CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a boy.

July 23, 2014 12:10 pmLoading…

5 men face charges in task force child sex sting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A child sex sting operation by the Wyoming Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force has resulted in federal felony charges against five men.

February 05, 2014 6:03 pmLoading…

Missoula man sentenced for raping girl at UM

MISSOULA — An 18-year-old Missoula man has been sentenced to five years with the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to raping a 13-year-old girl during a night of drinking.

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Columbia Falls man sentenced for child abuse

KALISPELL — A 20-year-old Columbia Falls man who injured a 14-month-old girl has been given a five-year suspended sentence.

March 17, 2013 10:26 amLoading…

Wyoming Supreme Court upholds life sentence for man convicted of sex abuse

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a sentence of life without parole for a Rock Springs man convicted of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl.

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Guest opinion: Today's Scouting policies focus on child protection

Nearly 100 years ago — decades before electronic record-keeping or FBI criminal background checks — the Boy Scouts of America devised its own system of files to keep out those who might try to harm children.

November 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Montana woman hopes to close Rawlins cold case

RAWLINS, Wyo. — If Janet Franson played baseball, she'd be a closer.

September 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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