Prosecutor: Agency kept abuse complaint quiet
BILLINGS (AP) — A Yellowstone County prosecuting attorney is questioning why a state agency didn't report a child molestation complaint to police.
"It bothered me," Scott Twito told the Billings Gazette (http://bit.ly/u2i2Nh ). "It is clearly a criminal matter and should have been reported to law enforcement."
He said the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office received an anonymous tip in March that a 43-year-old man had molested a 9-year-old girl.
He said investigators then learned that months earlier officials with the Child and Family Services Division of the state Department of Public...