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Doug Eaton Changes Plea


By admin - Posted on 16 November 2011

On November 16, 2011, Doug Eaton pled guilty to Aggravated Burglary.

Eaton was arrested on a Meagher County Justice Court warrant on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.

Eaton was accused of breaking into the apartment of another local resident. When he got into the apartment Eaton assaulted a man who was in bed sleeping, then Eaton left the apartment.

The victim suffered minor injuries and did not need medical attention.

Montana Code Annotated - 45-6-204. Burglary.
(2) A person commits the offense of aggravated burglary if the person knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in an occupied structure and:
(b) in effecting entry or in the course of committing the offense or in immediate flight after effecting entry or committing the offense:
(ii) the person purposely, knowingly, or negligently inflicts or attempts to inflict bodily injury upon anyone.
(3) A person convicted of the offense of burglary shall be imprisoned in the state prison for any term not to exceed 20 years or be fined an amount not to exceed $50,000, or both. A person convicted of the offense of aggravated burglary shall be imprisoned in the state prison for any term not to exceed 40 years or be fined an amount not to exceed $50,000, or both.

Eaton will remain out on bond until his sentencing hearing.

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