By Hunter Herbaugh
for the Eagle 

Sentences handed down in Fallon County assault case


January 12, 2024

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Both defendants in an assault case in Fallon County received sentences on Friday, Jan. 5, with both receiving more lenient terms than what was recommended by the county attorney's office. Tucker Tooke and Turner Tooke were sentenced on one count each of assault with a weapon, a felony.

Under Montana statute, a person commits the offense of assault with a weapon if they knowingly or purposely cause "bodily injury to another with a weapon" or cause "reasonable apprehension of serious bodily injury in another by use of a weapon or what reasonably appears to be a weapon."

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