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Dan Nichols

Dan Nichols

Dan Nichols

Dan Nichols

January 17, 2013 10:28 amLoading…
'Mountain man' Nichols gets 4 years on drug charge

'Mountain man' Nichols gets 4 years on drug charge

MISSOULA — A man who gained infamy when he and his father kidnapped an elite athlete in the 1980s was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison and three years of supervised probation for a federal drug case.

January 17, 2013 10:27 amLoading…
Ex-'Mountain Man' Nichols to be sentenced on drug charge

Ex-'Mountain Man' Nichols to be sentenced on drug charge

HELENA — The past is catching up to a former medical marijuana dispensary security guard who is better known for kidnapping a world-class athlete in the 1980s to make her his mountain bride.

January 13, 2013 10:45 amLoading…
'Mountain man' Nichols pleads guilty to federal marijuana charge

'Mountain man' Nichols pleads guilty to federal marijuana charge

MISSOULA — One-time “mountain man” Dan Nichols pleaded guilty in federal court in Missoula on Thursday to a single conspiracy charge resulting from raids at medical marijuana businesses around Montana in 2011.

October 04, 2012 11:37 amLoading…
'Mountain man' makes drug conspiracy plea deal

'Mountain man' makes drug conspiracy plea deal

HELENA — The younger half of the father-and-son duo convicted of kidnapping a biathlete in the 1980s to be his mountain bride is facing possible prison time again after making a plea deal with prosecutors over federal drug charges.

September 13, 2012 3:27 pm Photos

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Advocacy group head to plead guilty to pot charge

HELENA — The president of an advocacy group behind a lawsuit and a ballot measure challenging Montana's restrictive new medical marijuana law plans to plead guilty to a federal drug charge related to the 2011 raids on pot providers across the state.

August 28, 2012 2:40 pmLoading…
'Mountain man' Nichols pleads not guilty to federal drug charges

'Mountain man' Nichols pleads not guilty to federal drug charges

MISSOULA — A self-described mountain man who with his father kidnapped an elite athlete in 1984 so he could have a “wife” pleaded not guilty to drug charges Thursday in federal court in Missoula.

May 24, 2012 10:58 amLoading…
Marshals: 'Mountain man' didn't turn self in

Marshals: 'Mountain man' didn't turn self in

HELENA - A former "mountain man" known for kidnapping a world-class athlete years ago didn't turn himself in on federal drug charges as previously reported, but was captured as the result of "old-fashioned police work," the U.S. Marshals Service said Wednesday.

May 23, 2012 1:28 pmLoading…
Dan Nichols

Dan Nichols

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May 22, 2012 5:19 pmLoading…
'Mountain man' Dan Nichols arrested at Butte Walmart

'Mountain man' Dan Nichols arrested at Butte Walmart

BUTTE — The fugitive known as the “mountain man” was caught Tuesday afternoon in the Butte Walmart parking lot.

May 22, 2012 5:07 pmLoading…

Swenson says 'mountain man' still a threat

HELENA — A woman abducted in the 1980s by self-styled mountain men says in a letter that Don Nichols and his son are "crazy misfits" and argues the 81-year-old Nichols should not be paroled at a Friday hearing.

April 25, 2012 12:36 pmLoading…
Federal arrest warrant issued for Nichols, youngest of Mountain Men

Federal arrest warrant issued for Nichols, youngest of Mountain Men

The U.S. Marshals' Montana Violent Offender Task Force is searching for Dan Nichols, one of the infamous Mountain Men who gained notoriety in the early 1980s for kidnapping an Olympic athlete and holding her hostage, after receiving on Wednesday morning a federal warrant accusing him of nume…

April 18, 2012 1:44 pmLoading…

'Mountain Man' trial set March 21 in Boulder

BUTTE — The so-called "Mountain Man" is set to go to trial March 21 in Boulder district court on felony drug charges.

December 29, 2011 11:55 pmLoading…

Trial set for so-called Mountain Man in drug case

BUTTE - One of the self-described "mountain men" who abducted a former world-class biathlete in 1984 faces trial in March on felony drug charges.

December 29, 2011 8:41 amLoading…

Man who abducted biathlete in '84 posts bail on drug charges

BOULDER — One of the self-described "mountain men" convicted of abducting former world-class biathlete Kari Swenson in Montana in 1984 has been released from jail on unrelated drug charges.

September 15, 2011 6:17 amLoading…

'Mountain Man' denies several drug charges

BOZEMAN - One of the self-described "mountain men" who abducted former world-class biathlete Kari Swenson in Montana in 1984 has pleaded not guilty to several drug charges.

August 24, 2011 11:06 pmLoading…

Man involved in 'Mountain Men' kidnapping case arrested

BOULDER — One half of the notorious Montana "mountain men," who abducted former biathlete Kari Swenson in 1984, is back behind bars on drug charges.

August 18, 2011 9:30 pmLoading…

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