Contact Us

Missoula Man Hit With Bat After Intruding On Resident To Escape Cold

MLB Licensed Product Shoot
Steven Freeman/Getty Images

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) – Authorities say a Missoula man struck an intruder with a baseball bat after the intruder refused to leave because it was cold outside.

The Missoulian reports Richard Mason has been charged with aggravated burglary. Justice of the Peace Karen Orzech released the 30-year-old Mason Monday on his own recognizance.

Deputy Missoula County Attorney Jessica Finley said in charging documents the unidentified resident found a stranger in his home Saturday night.

The resident yelled at the man to leave, but the man cursed and complained about the cold outside.

When the intruder started walking toward the resident, the resident “tapped” the intruder on the head with the bat, then struck him on the leg.

The suspect fled and a K-9 officer later found Mason with a cut to the head.

Best of My 103.5

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://my1035.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for MY At Work Prize Network quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive MY At Work Prize Network contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.