Inmate caught trying to dig his way out of Havre jail

Posted at 1:32 PM, Jun 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-26 15:32:17-04

Marvin Lee Cure (File photo from the Montana Department of Corrections)

HAVRE – An inmate in the Hill County Detention Center in Havre tried to escape by digging through a wall with a metal bar, according to a press release from Hill County Sheriff Jamie Ross.

Marvin Lee Cure was being held on charges of violating probation release conditions, violating conditions of a suspended sentence, failure to register as an offender, and revocation of a suspended sentence.

Cure has now been charged with criminal mischief and attempted escape, both felonies.

According to the Montana Department of Corrections, Cure has convictions for robbery in Sweet Grass County, and criminal possession of dangerous drugs in Hill County.

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