Jury finds former Havre hotel manager guilty of theft
A former manager of the TownHouse Inns in Havre wasfound guilty Wednesday night of stealing $17,000 from the hotel while he was employed there.
A jury found Robert L. Field, 33, guilty of theft by common scheme after deliberating for just over three hours.
Field sat stone-faced during most of the trial but broke into tears as the verdict was read. After District Judge John Warner released Field pending sentencing, he sat down next to a wall and began weeping uncontrollably. Great Falls defense attorney Antonia Marra attempted to console him.
"I don't understand. I didn't do anything wrong,"...