Crime & Courts

Sep 27, 2013 12:54 PM by Melissa Anderson

Inmate charged after fight at Lewis & Clark County jail

HELENA - A fight between inmates at the Lewis & Clark County jail has resulted in a misdemeanor assault charge against Chad Goodgun.

Goodgun appeared from the jail in Justice Court on Thursday and was charged with breaking another inmate's nose.

The fight broke out around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday in the pod where the inmates were sleeping.

The two were sharing a cell where the beds are doubled up.

Lewis & Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said, "Dustin Hinkle was transported to St. Peter's Hospital and I believe he was treated for a broken nose. Both inmates are back in our facility and they are are separated."

The sheriff said they have both since been placed on watch.

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