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Sexual Assault

Registration still open for conference on sexual assault

The third annual Not In Our State summit is set for Friday and Saturday at MSUB, bringing together leading experts on sexual assault to provide training and tools to successfully investigate and adjudicate cases of sexual violence, as well as prevention strategies.

September 17, 2014 12:15 amLoading…

Homeless man reports rape in downtown Missoula alley

MISSOULA — Missoula police are searching for a man who apparently raped a 20-year-old homeless man in a downtown alley.

September 11, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Man gets 75 years for sexually abusing three underage girls

A Billings judge Friday sentenced a 44-year-old man to 75 years in prison for sexually assaulting and raping three underage girls over a span of several years.

September 05, 2014 2:27 pmLoading…

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.

September 05, 2014 12:20 pmLoading…

Chiropractor's license revoked after reports of sexual assault

HELENA — The state Board of Chiropractors has revoked the license of Reese Riggin of Great Falls after two women reported he sexually assaulted them while performing chiropractic treatment he required them to receive as part of their employment.

September 03, 2014 9:45 amLoading…
Sexual assault nets man 18 years in prison

Sexual assault nets man 18 years in prison

A Billings judge Tuesday sentenced a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her home to 18 years in prison.

September 02, 2014 3:47 pmLoading…
Man charged with raping another man in downtown Billings alley

Man charged with raping another man in downtown Billings alley

A 32-year-old man accused of raping another man in a downtown alley Wednesday night made an initial court appearance Thursday on a felony charge of sexual intercourse without consent.

August 28, 2014 4:52 pmLoading…

Former Montana Army Guardsman pleads guilty to sex crimes

HELENA — A former Montana Army National Guard soldier who fled the country to avoid trial has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of children and bail jumping.

August 27, 2014 5:11 pmLoading…

Man pleads not guilty to 11 sexual-assault charges

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A former Cheyenne recycling business owner has pleaded not guilty to 11 sex assault counts in a case involving a child.

August 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Man pleads not guilty to 11 sexual assault charges

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A former Cheyenne recycling business owner pleaded not guilty to 11 felony sex assault counts in a case involving a child.

August 12, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: U.S. DOJ agreements benefit Missoula women

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, together with its U.S. Attorney’s Offices, enforces the nation’s civil rights laws to protect against unlawful discrimination. When civil rights are violated, the department has authority to act, as it did in Missoula. Had the departmen…

August 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Man charged with raping 15-year-old girl

MISSOULA — A Missoula County man who claimed a terminal illness to get a 15-year-old girl to feel sorry for him before allegedly raping her at a barbecue faces a $50,000 fine and the possibility of spending 100 years in the Montana State Prison.

August 07, 2014 11:10 amLoading…
MSUB to host statewide summit on sex assault

MSUB to host statewide summit on sex assault

Montana State University Billings will host a statewide summit on sexual assault in September.

August 01, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…
Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

Man admits sexually assaulting 8-year-old, child porn possession

A 44-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in 2012 and admitted to having child pornography.

July 31, 2014 5:38 pmLoading…

Montana man accused of impregnating 11-year-old

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.

July 25, 2014 7:00 amLoading…
Missoula County attorney gets national award for stand against DOJ investigation

Missoula County attorney gets national award for stand against DOJ investigation

MISSOULA — Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg received a national award Sunday for his stand against the U.S. Justice Department’s two-year attempt to investigate his office, alleging local prosecutors mishandled sexual assault cases.

July 22, 2014 8:45 amLoading…

Whitefish woman sentenced for assault on baby sitter

KALISPELL — A 22-year-old Whitefish woman who pleaded guilty to felony sexual assault for her involvement in her husband's rape of their baby sitter has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

July 06, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…
Wyoming man charged with sex offenses against girl, 11, in Carbon County

Wyoming man charged with sex offenses against girl, 11, in Carbon County

A 21-year-old Wyoming man alleged to have had sexual contact with an 11-year-old girl pleaded not guilty to felony charges in Carbon County District Court on Wednesday.

June 25, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

Transient accused of raping runaways under Missoula bridge gets year in prison

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.

June 25, 2014 10:30 amLoading…
Man arrested in Missoula sex sting now accused of raping Helena girls

Man arrested in Missoula sex sting now accused of raping Helena girls

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.

June 25, 2014 8:00 am Related Loading…

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