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'Career criminal' sentenced for jumping bail

'Career criminal' sentenced for jumping bail

On Friday, a Billings judge sentenced “career criminal” Benjamin Quinn McChesney to five years in the Montana State Prison for jumping bail, resolving the last case against a man with a 15-year history of beating charges.

April 25, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Man given probationary sentence for endangering infant daughter

Man given probationary sentence for endangering infant daughter

A Billings judge Wednesday gave a sentence of four years of probation to a man who admitted he didn’t immediately seek medical help for his 5-month-old daughter when her head was injured.

April 23, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Man who used shotgun in gas station robbery, then crashed into house, gets 9 years in prison

Man who used shotgun in gas station robbery, then crashed into house, gets 9 years in prison

A Billings judge on Monday sentenced a man to nine years in the Montana State Prison, followed by nine years of probation, for using a shotgun to rob a gas station and then crashing a stolen car into a house in March 2013.

April 21, 2014 3:32 pmLoading…
First day of jury selection in Griego rape trial complete

First day of jury selection in Griego rape trial complete

About 200 potential jurors filed through the county courthouse Wednesday in the first day of jury selection in the trial of suspected serial rapist Toby Eugene Griego.

April 02, 2014 4:05 pm Related Loading…
Man convicted in gun heist admits to bail-jumping charge

Man convicted in gun heist admits to bail-jumping charge

Benjamin Quinn McChesney didn’t beat the charge this time.

March 24, 2014 5:27 pmLoading…
Prosecution seeks to delay suspected rapist’s trial; defense seeks to suppress evidence

Prosecution seeks to delay suspected rapist’s trial; defense seeks to suppress evidence

Motions recently filed by the defense and prosecution in the case against Toby Griego, a suspected serial rapist, could have a dramatic impact on the man’s trial.

December 31, 2013 5:26 pmLoading…
Jury convicts man of misdemeanor assault, acquits on harsher charges

Jury convicts man of misdemeanor assault, acquits on harsher charges

A jury convicted a man Thursday night of misdemeanor assault for fracturing his girlfriend’s face in three places, but acquitted him on two more serious felony charges connected to the 2012 assault.

December 13, 2013 5:20 pmLoading…

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