State v. Deshazer, 2016 MT 8 (Jan. 12, 2016) (Shea, J.) (5-0, aff’d)
Issue: Whether the district court erred in denying Deshazer’s motion to dismiss for improper venue.
Short Answer: No.
Facts: The state charged Deshazer with felony theft by common scheme in December 2013 for double-cashing seven paychecks issued to Deshazer. Deshazer deposited the checks from a Ravalli County employment agency, SS Staffing, to one bank via a mobile banking application on his phone, and then submitted them to a different bank for deposit thereafter. SS Staffing reported the double-cashing to Hamilton police.…