Criminal codes have been part of human civilization for centuries, even millennia; they both punish those convicted of crimes and, ideally, deter people from committing crimes in the first place. Welcome to FindLaw's Montana Criminal Laws section, covering a wide variety of crimes enforced in the state. Here you will find information about property crimes, crimes against individuals, white collar crimes, and more. Specifically, this section includes articles on identity theft, rape and sexual assault, murder, the possession and sale of illicit drugs, pyramid and Ponzi schemes, and much more. Click on a link below to learn more about Montana's criminal laws.