Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:47 PM by Katy Harris KXLF News
Updated: Apr 3, 2013 8:50 AM
Butte - A man accused of injuring an officer during a shooting along Dewey Boulevard appeared in Justice Court Tuesday afternoon to hear the criminal charges filed against him.
Ryan Maloney, 38, is charged with five counts of felony criminal endangerment. Court documents say Maloney waved a loaded rifle and or handgun in front of children, another adult male and law enforcement.
He also faces two counts of felony assault on a peace officer. Documents say Maloney caused serious bodily injury to Lieutenant Jeff Williams by shooting a rifle in his direction.
Officer Steve Honer was also in the area when Maloney fired the rifle.
If convicted, Maloney could spend a maximum of 70 years in prison.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 2.
Maloney is being held on $150,000 bond and is in custody at the Butte Silver Bow Detention Center.