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A mother and daughter were sentenced Monday to the Montana Women’s Prison for an aggravated burglary in which the victim was assaulted with a hammer.
A 53-year-old man accused of choking his girlfriend and slamming her into a wall in June was charged Friday with felony aggravated assault.
The Yellowstone County Attorney’s office filed a felony domestic assault charge against a man Friday alleging he punched his girlfriend in the face.
A 26-year-old man accused in multiple sex-assault cases in Big Horn and Yellowstone counties made an initial court appearance Friday on charges alleging he sexually abused a sleeping woman at a Billings home in June 2013.
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 judge has ordered 10 years of probation for a man who authorities say crashed twice while driving with a blood alcohol concentration nearly four times the legal limit.
A judge on Friday gave a five-year sentence to a 20-year-old man who stabbed a man on the South Side of Billings in December 2012.
A man who bonded out of jail after recently being charged with felony theft and meth possession is facing additional charges after some Billings residents reportedly woke early Wednesday morning to find him in their home.
A man arrested on four felony domestic assault warrants appeared in court Thursday on charges that since April he has assaulted three different women with objects including a frying pan, a pistol and a 10-pound dumbbell.
A man facing a fourth domestic assault charge pleaded not guilty on Thursday to punching and slapping his girlfriend.
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After about two hours of deliberation Wednesday, a jury acquitted a 22-year-old man of assault with a weapon for punching another man in the mouth with brass knuckles
A 25-year-old man made an initial court appearance Wednesday on charges alleging he was dealing methamphetamine from a Billings hotel and reached speeds of up 100 mph, through a school zone, while fleeing police on a motorcycle.
In February, a detective with the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office started investigating a case involving a 29-year-old man who prosecutors say used a free smartphone application to talk with at least one of the underage girls he is charged with meeting for sex.
A Billings judge on Tuesday sentenced a 63-year-old man to four years probation for holding a butcher knife to a woman’s throat.
A Billings judge on Tuesday ordered five years of probation for a man who failed to register as a sexual offender.
A 43-year-old woman pleaded guilty to felony robbery Tuesday for spraying pepper spray in the face of a Wal-Mart employee who tried to stop her from shoplifting.
A man accused of making racist remarks and biting a chef and a customer during a fracas at a Billings restaurant in March made a court appearance Monday after being arrested last week on a $10,000 warrant.
During a fight early Friday at a South Side bar, a 22-year-old woman killed another woman by stabbing her in the neck, according to charging documents filed Monday.
A 52-year-old woman — who prosecutors say attacked another woman with a stun gun during a home invasion — pleaded guilty Monday to charges that she broke into three homes in November and December 2013.
Treatment providers are seeing an increase in the number of people who need help for methamphetamine addiction — an affliction that is challenging to treat and devastating for families.
There’s a lot of money to be made in meth dealing, and law enforcement officials say business appears to be booming in Billings.
Law enforcement officials and treatment providers are seeing an increase in meth use, a specter that fuels other crimes and brings devastation to the lives of addicts and those who fall victim to their sometimes violent and unpredictable behavior.
On a recent Monday afternoon, Billings Police Officer Matt Frank pulled over an 18-year-old driver on Main Street.
A 29-year-old man accused of having an indoor marijuana grow operation in 2012 made an initial court appearance Friday on multiple felony drug charges.
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.
A man serving time for sexually abusing a young boy in 2011 pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting another young boy in 2010.
A 49-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to assaulting his wife, his fourth domestic-violence offense.
A 32-year-old man accused of raping another man in a downtown alley last week pleaded not guilty Friday to felony sexual intercourse without consent.
A man with domestic violence convictions in Idaho and Montana is facing a fourth partner assault charge after he allegedly punched and slapped his girlfriend when she confronted him about having a drinking problem.
A 24-year-old man is facing charges that he drove while high on marijuana and oxycodone and caused a three-vehicle collision that endangered four people, including a 9-month-old baby.
A Detroit woman is facing a felony theft charge after she allegedly duped a cashier at the Laurel Wal-Mart into handing over more than $1,500 in cash by, among other methods, claiming to have bad eyesight.
A man is facing a fourth DUI charge after an employee at a Billings fast-food restaurant reported Monday that a driver was drinking alcohol while in the drive-through.
A Billings judge Tuesday sentenced a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her home to 18 years in prison.
A former Republican state senate candidate pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he solicited a 15-year-old girl for sex and then encouraged the girl and his wife to interfere with an investigation into his conduct.
An embattled former livestock breeder convicted of animal cruelty in 2012 turned himself in Friday and will begin serving a 120-day jail sentence, according to County Attorney Scott Twito.
A jury on Thursday found a 24-year-old man guilty of fracturing the skull of his girlfriend’s young daughter, who was about a month short of being 3 years old when she had to be flown to Denver for treatment last July.
A former School District 2 administrator who admitted to stealing and pawning thousands of dollars worth of school electronics over a period of months was given six years of probation Friday and the chance to clear her record of a felony theft conviction.
A judge on Friday gave a three-year-deferred sentence to a man who has admitted to driving an ATV in Billings while drunk with two passengers.
Two men involved in an elaborate check-cashing scheme that netted tens of thousands of dollars were sentenced this week for forgery.
A 20-year-old man admitted Friday to having a sexual relationship with a girl, who was 14 years old at the time, from July 2012 to May 2013.
A man accused of beating his girlfriend while she was driving him home from a bar pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated assault.
A man is facing felony drug and theft charges after he allegedly stole a 2014 Dodge Avenger from an auction lot on Wednesday and ran from police when officers found the car.
A man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he caused a DUI crash near Worden in May that injured two people.
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.
Prosecutors have charged a 66-year-old woman — the mother of a man recently charged with shooting his neighbor to death in March 2013 — with lying to investigators and hiding a bullet in her shoe while her home was being searched by detectives.
A 23-year-old former Republican candidate for the 24th Senate District in Billings made an initial court appearance Monday on a charge that he solicited sex from a 15-year-old girl.
A 29-year-old man appeared in court Friday on charges he drove under the influence, caused a rollover crash that seriously injured his 1-year-old daughter and then fled with the child, who was later flown to a hospital for treatment.
A man arrested Thursday night shortly after a stabbing at a downtown convenience store made an initial court appearance Friday on a charge of assault with a weapon.
A 31-year-old man is facing charges that he forced his way into a Billings home Wednesday morning and attacked his ex-girlfriend, who, with her twin sister, fended off the man.