When Arthur Matt appeared in Missoula County District Court yesterday to be sentenced on criminal endangerment charges, he was looking at prison time.
That was the plea deal worked out for the 19-year-old man who’d crashed a car into a tractor trailer on U.S. 93 North last spring. In fact, as much [...]
We’re getting some pretty ticked-off reader comments on the Missoulian website about a couple of sentencings yesterday, both of them involving sexual assault cases.
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In one case, District Court Judge Doug Harkin gave a suspended sentence to James Lee Burns, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing [...]