Letters to the Editor
May 5, 2021
Michael Lee McClure killed himself after a nine hour standoff with Billings’s police. Earlier that day he killed Dennis Gresham, a husband and a father of 2, for refusing to give him a cigarette or a ride.
All of this could have been avoided if our county attorney, Kevin Peterson, had done his job.
His responsibility was to seek and obtain justice. Instead he took the easy way out and accepted a plea and allowed McClure to remain free before sentencing.
Sherriff Lesnik was disappointed our county attorney let him go free; he should have been in custody. Frankly I am disgusted! You have bl...