Montana State Prison
HAMILTON — A 24-year-old Stevensville man was sentenced Thursday to 22 1/2 years in the Montana State Prison, with an additional 22 ½ years suspended, for repeatedly raping two young girls.
A Billings judge handed down a 25-year prison sentence Friday to a man with a violent criminal history dating back to the 1980s, who a jury recently convicted for threatening to kill his disabled and injured ex-girlfriend with a .22-caliber revolver in November 2013.
Montana State Prison inmate David Leroy Macumber, 63, died on Monday, October 20, at approximately 11:30 p.m., of an extended illness, the prison reported Tuesday.
DEER LODGE — A Montana State Prison inmate who was serving 100 years for two murders in Great Falls in December 1976 has died of an extended illness.
MISSOULA — Montana State Prison officials say they're gaining ground on a staffing shortage that left correctional officers working mandatory overtime earlier this year.
A home invader fended off by an armed woman during a 2013 burglary received sentences Monday totaling 20 years in the Montana State Prison in three felony cases.
HELENA — A Utah man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison is charged with defrauding the state worker's compensation fund by collecting total disability benefits while running a construction company.
A fugitive arrested after a 4½-hour standoff with law enforcement in November 2013 was sentenced Friday to five years in Montana State Prison for felony escape.
A man serving time for sexually abusing a young boy in 2011 pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting another young boy in 2010.
A 23-year-old man who murdered two sisters in January 2012 — stabbing one of them more than 130 times — was sentenced Tuesday to 100 years in Montana State Prison.
Prior to being sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for armed robbery, a man made a lengthy and emotional statement, saying that he takes responsibility for his actions and has struggled with drug addiction.
MISSOULA — The transient man who savagely beat another man during an argument over a pork chop will spend the next 15 years in the Montana State Prison.
A 43-year-old man with a criminal record that includes felony theft, arson, forgery and attempted robbery pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbing a Billings bank in March.
MISSOULA — A Level 3 sex offender who has spent 20 of the last 22 years in prison faces another 10 years for using two false addresses when registering as a sex offender in Missoula.
A Billings judge on Monday sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for using a BB gun to rob a gas station in December.
Centurion Ministries, the New Jersey-based group working to free convicted murderer Barry Beach from his 100-year no parole sentence, has released a 10-page letter following the June 11 decision by the Montana Board of Pardons and Parole denying a hearing on executive clemency for Beach.
A Billings man was sentenced Thursday to eight years at the Montana State Prison for assaulting two police officers last fall.
HELENA — Montana State Prison officials said two inmates who were serving time for deliberate homicide have died of extended illnesses.
HELENA — A Montana State Prison inmate who died last week had a criminal record that included bank robberies and bombings in New England in the 1970s, a murder in an Arkansas prison in the 1980s and attempted murder and kidnapping in Montana.
HELENA — The Montana State Prison is reducing the number of inmate visitation days available each week due to a temporary shortage of staff to cover visitation.