Fake Gun Robbers Appear in Court
The Billings “Fake Gun” casino robber appeared in court today. 35-year-old Meadow Lee Big Horn and 40-year-old Heather Joy Thompson pleaded not guilty to all charges during hearings in Yellowstone County District Court. The Billings Gazette reports the two women denied involvement in the robberies of three Billings businesses in April.
Big Horn was charged with three counts of robbery with a weapons enhancement. Thompson, suspected of being the getaway driver, was charged with three counts of robbery by accountability with a weapons enhancement. In a separate case, she’s also charged with two counts of felony assault on a peace officer and misdemeanor resisting arrest. The pair are accused of brazenly robbing the Barrel Room Pub and Casino on April 25, as well as West End Lucky Lil’s on April 26 and the Western Executive Inn on April 27.