Great Falls man charged with breaking into storage units, possession of meth

Kristen Inbody, Nice Falls Tribune
Printed 2:12 p.m. MT Might 20, 2019

Kenn Charles Tenney (Photograph: CASCADE COUNTY)

Along with drug costs, a 36-year-old Nice Falls man faces six counts of felony housebreaking and theft.

The Cascade County Sheriff’s Division says Kenn Charles Tenney broke into storage models simply outdoors the gates of Malmstrom Air Drive Base. A deputy discovered damaged locks and found gadgets have been stolen from three models.

Among the many lacking gadgets have been jewellery containers, jewellery, an vintage glass assortment, black bear claws, a overseas coin assortment, firearms, searching and archery gear, eight units of skis, a snowboard, golf golf equipment, a sled and an vintage desk.

A person referred to as legislation enforcement to say pawn store staff had a photograph of a suspect attempting to promote skis stolen from him.

After figuring out the suspect from the pawn store’s photograph, a deputy went to Tenney’s final recognized residence. 

He discovered a lady staying in a camper, later decided to be stolen. Inside, the deputy noticed a pair of skis matching the outline of the stolen skis. The deputy additionally discovered veterans affairs paperwork and different property taken from one other storage unit, in line with court docket paperwork.

The lady instructed the deputy she broke into storage models with Tenney on a couple of event.

Deputies searched two trailers belonging to Tenney and located a “massive amount of stolen property, together with gadgets stolen from the three storage models,” in addition to three baggies of methamphetamine, a syringe and bolt cutters. in line with court docket data.

Tenny faces 9 felony costs, for housebreaking, possession of harmful medicine and theft. The housebreaking costs have the very best potential sentence, as much as 20 years in jail and a $50,000 nice for every cost.

Tenney additionally has been charged with 5 misdemeanors: two counts of felony mischief, possession of housebreaking instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia. The misdemeanors every carry a most sentence of six months in jail and a $500 nice.

Tenney has earlier felony convictions for sexual assault, failure to register as a sexual offender and theft. He additionally has a variety of misdemeanor convictions, in line with the county lawyer’s workplace, which requested his bond be set at $10,000 “as a result of his severe felony historical past and the character of those offenses.”

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