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Schmidt pleads not guilty

Patrick Winderl/Havre Daily News/[email protected]

Former Havre probation officer Ed Schmidt pleaded not guilty to a charge of official misconduct during his arraignment this morning in state District Court.

Schmidt, who worked for 13 years as a probation officer for the Montana Department of Corrections, is accused of engaging in sexual acts with a 40-year-old woman assigned to his supervision. Assistant state attorney general Barb Harris filed the charge earlier this month following an investigation by the state Department of Justice. Schmidt resigned fro...


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