Montana State Prison
HELENA — Annette Russ told a legislative budget panel Thursday that when her son was released from Montana State Prison recently, he had a 10-day furlough and no medication for his schizophrenia — and quickly had a “psychotic episode.”
BUTTE — Montana State Prison inmate Harb Anderson Whitwell died on Tuesday from an extended illness, according to the prison.
HELENA — An East Helena man who was found guilty of multiple church burglaries has been sentenced to 20 years in the Montana State Prison with all of those suspended on the condition that he must complete Treatment Court.
HELENA — A 72-year-old Montana State Prison inmate has died five days before he was eligible for release.
More violent crimes increasing number of criminals incarcerated
DEER LODGE — A man convicted of shooting his brother to death in Missoula in 1980 has died at the 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.