Barkus sentencing vertical
Barkus accepted the judge's deferred four-year sentence and order to pay $29,000 in fines and restitution.
Greg Barkus reacts Thursday to District Judge John McKeon's rejection of a plea deal. Barkus later accepted a tougher sentence from McKeon for felony criminal endangerment.
Barkus sentencing paperwork
While his sentencing hearing was in recess, Greg Barkus looks over legal paperwork and notes on Thursday in Flathead District Court.
Posted: Thursday, January 20, 2011 11:57 am
Former state Sen. Greg Barkus of Kalispell on Thursday was dealt
a four-year deferred sentence and ordered to pay $29,000 in fines
and restitution for criminal endangerment stemming from a 2009 boat
crash on Flathead Lake.
He agreed to the sentence after a judge rejected a more lenient
plea agreement in Flathead County District Court.
Thursday, January 20, 2011 11:57 am.