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Soto faces charges in crime spree

A Havre man sentenced for threatening a woman with a BB gun now faces new charges stemming from an alleged drug sale and accusations he helped with a crime spree in Havre.

Jesus Soto, born in 1987 in New York, was charged by the Hill County Attorney with felony criminal distribution of dangerous drugs and with five felony counts stemming from an investigation of a rash of thefts in 2010.

Soto pleaded guilty in January 2011 to threatening a woman with a pistol, which he later told her actually was a BB gun. He is serving a two-year sentence in the state prison in Shelby, followed by three years...


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