by: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter
Syndicated by: Montana News
Missoula Montana--//MNA Press//-- Missoula man Jason Devon Lenoir was charged with assault on a peace officer. According to a court hearing, September 3, 2017 a detention officer was assaulted by an inmate at the County Detention Center.
Deputy Larson was dispatched to meet with detention Officer LaRocque who stated that inmate Jason Lenoir assaulted him. The Assault took place at about 10:00 p.m. at the jail. According to sources, Officer LaRocque was trying to lock down inmate Jason Lenoir and inmate Lenoir was refusing to comply with orders that were given to him.
Several other detention Officers responded to help Detention officer LaRocque handle inmate Jason Lenoir.
The Officers that responded according to sources of the Montana News were Detention Officer Pearce, Case, Uecker, Nesbitt, Goode and Kirwan who were in Pod#2D with inmate Jason Lenoir.
It was Detention Officer Case that inmate Lenoir struck in the face multiple time using his fist.
At this point and time all of the Detention Officers were able to restrain inmate Jason Lenoir and get him locked down.
Lenoir’s charge is a felony violation and is punishable not less than two years or 10 years and $50,000.00 fine.