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Judge slashes felon's sentence

The sentence for a Havre man serving 22 years in prison for three felony offenses has been cut in half.

Timothy T. Hall, 35, successfully appealed a 2001 sentence handed down by former District Judge John Warner and was resentenced during a hearing Tuesday in the Hill County Courthouse. Under the new sentence imposed by District Judge John McKeon, Hall will serve 11 years in prison.

"I felt like crying, frankly," Hall's attorney, Jeremy Yellin, said today. "Sometimes it's difficult to get justice, and Tim got justice yesterday."

In December 2001, Warner sentenced Hall to 11 years in prison on...


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