Man pleads not guilty to felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault
A Missoula man pleaded not guilty to four charges Tuesday, after he allegedly attacked two women over a drug debt.
Joel Vincent McConnell appeared in Missoula County District Court. He pleaded not guilty to aggravated kidnapping, assault with a weapon, aggravated assault and tampering with evidence.
Prosecutors say McConnell threatened people with a knife and took another person hostage over money they owed for methamphetamine.