Missoula man charged with girl's rape in UM student housing

2012-11-05T18:23:00Z Missoula man charged with girl's rape in UM student housingBy ROB CHANEY Missoulian Helena Independent Record
November 05, 2012 6:23 pm  • 

MISSOULA -- A Missoula man was charged with felony sexual intercourse without consent after allegedly involving a 13-year-old girl in three-way sex.

Missoula County Justice of the Peace John Odlin ordered Leo Henry Green II , 18, held on $75,000 bail during a brief hearing Monday.

According to a court affidavit, Green was arrested shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday when University of Montana police responded to a disturbance report in Lauren Court, a UM family housing unit.

An 18-year-old woman in the apartment, Tatyona Marie Northcutt, told officers she started punching and screaming at Green after learning he was having sex with the 13-year-old, identified as Jane Doe.

A UM police officer charged Northcutt with misdemeanor partner or family member assault. She appeared in Missoula Municipal Court on Monday and was held pending $1,000 bail.

Officers found the girl sleeping in a car outside the apartment, wearing nothing but a bedspread. According to the court documents, the girl said she had been drinking alcohol at Northcutt’s residence and “that Northcutt asked her if she would be willing to have a threesome with her and Green.” The girl agreed.

“But at one point Northcutt became jealous and angry with Green and started to assault him,” the girl told officers, according to the affidavit. She also told officers Green knew she was 13, which is younger than the age for consensual sex in Montana.

According to the affidavit, Green denied knowing the victim was 13 but “claimed he thought Doe was 14 or 15 years old (and) admitted she was too young to consent to have sex.”

The UM police record stated that Northcutt refused to open her door for officers when they came to investigate.

Missoula Police Detective Sgt. Bob Bouchee said no sexual predator alert was issued on the UM campus because all the parties knew one another and were not threatening the general community.

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  1. FlamingLiberal1
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    FlamingLiberal1 - November 07, 2012 8:25 am
    While I am horrified that a 13 year old girl was a victim of statutory rape, keep in mind the rapist was only 18. And well-known to the victim. Why was she being allowed to be there in the first place? No 13 year old child of mine would be permitted to hang out in the home of an 18 year old of the opposite sex. There were many failures leading to this crime, including an apparent failure in parenting on the part of the victim's parents.

    And of course Steeline is blaming liberals. This isn't about politics, and the right-wing has no monopoly on morality.
  2. steeline
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    steeline - November 06, 2012 8:15 am
    Time to cut funding at the UofM until they get things under control and set a moral path. This is a great example of liberalism folks. No moral values. We have to restore morality in our society or our country will fail.
  3. jgrdh11
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    jgrdh11 - November 06, 2012 7:30 am
    What is going on over on that campus?! First it just involves the multiple offenses from football players and now it's going campus wide.

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