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