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Montana State Prison inmate dies of natural causes, prison reports

Montana State Prison inmate dies of natural causes, prison reports

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.

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Man convicted of 2 murders dies in Montana State Prison

Man convicted of 2 murders dies in Montana State Prison

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.

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Montana State Prison gaining ground on staffing shortage

Montana State Prison gaining ground on staffing shortage

MISSOULA — Montana State Prison officials say they're gaining ground on a staffing shortage that left correctional officers working mandatory overtime earlier this year.

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Home invader fended off by armed woman gets 20 years in prison

Home invader fended off by armed woman gets 20 years in prison

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.

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Utah man hurt working charged with defrauding work comp

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.

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Man involved in police standoff gets 5-year prison sentence

Man involved in police standoff gets 5-year prison sentence

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.

September 12, 2014 1:42 pm Photos

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Convicted molester pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 2nd young boy

A man serving time for sexually abusing a young boy in 2011 pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting another young boy in 2010.

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Denning gets 100 years in prison for 2012 slayings of 2 sisters

Denning gets 100 years in prison for 2012 slayings of 2 sisters

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.

August 19, 2014 11:10 am Photos

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Man sentenced to 15 years prison for armed robbery

Man sentenced to 15 years prison for armed robbery

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.

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Transient gets 15 years for beating man in dispute over pork chop

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.

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Man pleads guilty in March bank robbery

Man pleads guilty in March bank robbery

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.

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Sex offender gets 10 years for false registration

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.

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Man gets 10-year-prison sentence for December gas station robbery

Man gets 10-year-prison sentence for December gas station robbery

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.

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Beach's legal team releases letter decrying parole board's decision

Beach's legal team releases letter decrying parole board's decision

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.

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Man sentenced to 8 years prison for assaulting police

Man sentenced to 8 years prison for assaulting police

A Billings man was sentenced Thursday to eight years at the Montana State Prison for assaulting two police officers last fall.  

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2 state prison inmates die of extended illnesses

HELENA — Montana State Prison officials said two inmates who were serving time for deliberate homicide have died of extended illnesses.

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Montana prison inmate dies of extended illness

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.

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Montana State Prison reducing visitation days

Montana State Prison reducing visitation days

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.

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Montana State Prison inmates dies from extended illness

Montana State Prison inmate Jay Clark died Saturday from an extended illness, according to a news release from the prison.

April 21, 2014 4:13 pmLoading…
Sentence revoked for Level 3 sex offender who stalked girls at mall

Sentence revoked for Level 3 sex offender who stalked girls at mall

A judge sentenced a level 3 sex offender on Thursday to the Montana State Prison for following young girls at the Rimrock Mall.

April 17, 2014 6:55 pmLoading…

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