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News and related information regarding cases handled through our office will be posted here and updated as often as possible. Some links will take you to other websites such as the Missoulian newspaper website.

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Prosecutors Value All Victims

 - Guest Opinion by Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg

A right-facing arrow to indicate a link. Missoulian, 4/22/09

 

DOJ Has No Authority Over Office of County Attorney

 - Guest Opinion by Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg

A right-facing arrow to indicate a link. Missoulian, 5/22/13

 

Missoula County Attorney Announces New Chief Criminal Deputy

 -2 Senior Missoula County Prosecutors Named Asst. Chiefs

A right-facing arrow to indicate a link. Missoulian, 10/5/13

Recent Court Action

11/26/13 - State v. Katie Irene Garding

A right-facing arrow to indicate a link. The Montana Supreme Court issued its opinion affirming the conviction of Katie Irene Garding for three offenses including Vehicular Homicide While Under the Influence.

Supreme Court upholds woman's conviction for East Missoula hit-and-run death

 

11/12/13 - State v. Emmitt Hogsten, Jr.

A right-facing arrow to indicate a link. Defendant was sentenced by District Judge Karen Townsend to 50 years in the Montana State Prison with 30 years suspended. The judge further ordered that the Defendant would not be eligible for parole until he had served 20 years of the prison sentence. The Defendant had previously pleaded guilty to Attempted Deliberate Homicide for stabbing his ex-wife numerous times with a kitchen knife.

Idaho Man Sentenced to 50 Years for Stabbing Estranged Wife in Missoula

 

Major Trials Scheduled

A right-facing arrow.1/14/14 - State v Timothy James Hoppe
- Defendant is charged with Attempted Deliberate Homicide.

 


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