Judge: Man Who Crashed Into Federal Building Mentally Unfit
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. judge has ordered a Montana man charged with intentionally crashing his car into a federal building be treated for mental and physical health issues.
The Missoulian reported Wednesday that 54-year-old William Hutton underwent court-ordered psychiatric evaluation for two months at a Washington detention facility.
The federal judge said Tuesday that Hutton suffers from a mental disorder or disease and would be hospitalized for no more than four months to determine if he could stand trial in the future.
The U.S. Bureau of Prisons is expected to determine where Hutton would be committed.
Authorities say Hutton was charged in July for destruction and attempted destruction of government property.
Federal authorities say Hutton caused more than $14,000 in damage in the attempt to destroy the downtown Bozeman building.
Information from: Missoulian, http://www.missoulian.com