Fourteen months after our community learned that a serial rapist had attacked several young women in their homes, he has been sentenced to 22 consecutive life terms, plus 60 years and 6 months.
New Mexico resident Kelley Hollingsworth testifies Friday about being sexually assaulted in 1997 by serial rapist Toby Griego. Judge Russell C. Fagg gave Griego 22 sentences of life in prison without the possibility of parole for raping three women in Billings and attempting to rape a fourth.
District Judge Russell C. Fagg on Friday gives serial rapist Toby Eugene Griego 22 consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for raping three women and attempting to rape a fourth.
Shortly after noon Friday, a Billings judge sentenced convicted serial rapist Toby Eugene Griego to 22 consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole, plus 60 years and six months, for raping three women and attempting to rape a fourth last year.
HAMILTON — A 55-year-old man is charged with four felony sex crimes, including an allegation that he raped and 11-year-old girl and got her pregnant.
Follow along live as The Gazette cover the Toby Griego sentencing. Griego was convicted April 18 on 27 counts, including 10 counts of rape.
Prosecutors are asking that convicted serial rapist Toby Eugene Griego — a "sociopath" and "sadistic stalker" — be given 23 consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole, plus 40 years and six months, for raping three women and attempting to rape a fourth.
BOZEMAN — A Bozeman man charged with trying to rape a former girlfriend in February and escaping police custody for three weeks has pleaded not guilty to possessing a drug that may have been used to knock the woman out.
POLSON — A 32-year-old Pablo man is denying four felony charges after what prosecutors say was a brutal, six-hour attack on a female acquaintance last month.
A federal judge sentenced a Lame Deer man on Wednesday to more than 11 years in prison for raping a woman after luring her into a bedroom.
HAVRE — A 17-year-old Havre boy is charged with raping a girl and he and his father are charged with witness tampering for allegedly trying to prevent her from going to police.
BOZEMAN — A Bozeman man who is charged with trying to rape a former girlfriend in February and then escaping from police custody for three weeks now faces a drug charge.
MISSOULA — A transient man, who was accused of raping two underage runaways and then fleeing Missoula last summer, was sentenced Tuesday in Missoula County District Court to one year in the Montana State Prison.
A Hamilton man accused of attempting to have sex with a 12-year-old girl in Missoula last year now faces felony charges in Helena for allegedly raping his girlfriend’s children.
GREAT FALLS — A 19-year-old Great Falls man who was sentenced last week to 60 years in prison for rape has been given a concurrent 60 years after pleading no contest to raping a 14-year-old girl when he was 17.
GREAT FALLS — A judge has sentenced an 18-year-old Great Falls man accused of raping six girls between the ages of 12 and 14 to 60 years in Montana State Prison.
HELENA — A Montana county attorney’s office will change the way it responds to reports of sexual assaults under an agreement announced Tuesday that ends a federal investigation into whether gender bias played a role in deciding whether to prosecute rape cases.
Seventeen years later, Kelley Hollingsworth is strikingly open when she talks about being sexually assaulted at age 16 by serial rapist Toby Griego in Santa Fe, N.M.
The Montana Supreme Court has reinstated a criminal case against a 23-year-old German woman who prosecutors say came to Montana as an exchange student in 2009 and repeatedly made false claims that she was raped and assaulted by three different men over the next several years.
HELENA — The state has sufficient grounds to charge a Billings woman with tampering with or fabricating evidence by falsely reporting her ex-boyfriend raped her in August 2012, the Montana Supreme Court has found.