Huston to go to trial
Plea deal in embezzlement case called off
August 14, 2014
A change of plea hearing in federal court in Great Falls this morning for Shad Huston turned into a trial scheduling hearing.
After Huston’s attorney, Michael Sherwood of Missoula, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Carl Rostad told U.S. District Judge Brian Morris they had been unable to come to an agreement with all three cases filed against Huston, Morris set the trial for Sept. 29.
Sherwood said he thought more dialogue might resolve the plea agreement disagreement, but due to Rostad’s position decided to go to trial.
Rostad said in May he hoped for a complete agreement dealing with the...