A hitchhiker from West Virginia pleaded guilty Monday to criminal charges in Montana for falsely claiming to be the victim of a drive-by shooting, leading to another man being jailed for an offense he did not commit.
A Montana judge has set an Oct. 29 change-of-plea hearing in the case of a hitchhiker from West Virginia who authorities say falsely claimed to be the victim of a drive-by shooting.
HELENA — A West Virginia man accused of shooting himself and then claiming to be a drive-by victim was arrested in northeastern Montana on Thursday and quickly released on a $10,000 bond.
Negotiations are under way for the voluntary return of a man accused of shooting himself then claiming to be the victim of a drive-by shooting, a Montana prosecutor said Friday.
HELENA - A Montana prosecutor has filed charges against a hitchhiker who authorities say shot himself in the arm on the side of a remote highway in northeastern Montana and then claimed to be the victim of a drive-by shooting.
A Washington state man said he thought he was “spending the rest of my life in jail” after his arrest in the shooting of a hitchhiker who apparently shot himself in a bizarre publicity stunt.
A hitchhiker's chilling tale of being shot in a random drive-by along a rural Montana highway quickly unraveled when no gun could be found in the supposed perpetrator's pickup, authorities said on Monday.
A West Virginia man who claimed to be the victim of a drive-by shooting along a rural Montana highway while working on a memoir called “Kindness in America” has confessed to shooting himself, authorities said Friday.
The suspect in the seemingly random shooting of a photographer hitchhiking along a rural Montana highway has been cleared of the crime and the investigation is continuing, authorities said Thursday.
UPDATED: Sheriff: Montana hitchhiker shooting suspect cleared
Prosecutors are seeking to increase bail to $100,000 on a man being held in the weekend shooting of a hitchhiker outside of Glasgow.