Montana State Prison
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.
Montana State Prison inmate Jay Clark died Saturday from an extended illness, according to a news release from the prison.
A judge sentenced a level 3 sex offender on Thursday to the Montana State Prison for following young girls at the Rimrock Mall.
HELENA — Montana State Prison officials say an inmate has died of an apparent hanging in an out-of-state prison.
DEER LODGE — A man serving life sentences for homicides committed in Arkansas, Montana and California in 2000 died unexpectedly at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge, prison officials said.
HELENA — Advocates who filed a federal lawsuit over Montana's treatment of mentally ill prisoners say they are optimistic the matter can still be resolved through negotiations with state corrections officials.
DEER LODGE — An 82-year-old inmate at the Montana State Prison has died.