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Matthew Morgan Mays Sentenced in U.S. District Court

Friday, September 07, 2012

The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Missoula, on September 6, 2012, before U.S. District Judge Dana L. Christensen, MATTHEW MORGAN MAYS, a 23-year-old resident of Missoula, appeared for sentencing. MAYS was sentenced to a term of:

Probation: 3 years

Special Assessment: $100

Fine: $1,000

MAYS was sentenced in connection with his guilty plea to making false statements.

In an Offer of Proof filed by Assistant U.S. Attorney Tara J. Elliott, the government stated it would have proved at trial the following:

In November 2011, a prosecution letter was provided to the United States Attorney's Office for a proposed indictment against an individual (identified here as ZZ). ZZ was a suspect (based on untruthful statements) in a home invasion robbery/drug rip in the fall of 2008. According to statements provided by MAYS to law enforcement agents, ZZ and an unidentified black male entered MAYS' residence and robbed MAYS of approximately 14 grams of methamphetamine. During the course of the robbery, MAYS stated he was pistol whipped and then sodomized with a handgun.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.



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