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The FBI and southeastern Montana law enforcement authorities are searching for a 54-year-old man they believe molested a child in Baker, Mont.


According to the FBI, the suspect goes by the aliases of Sean Denning and Sean Dennis, among others, and was last seen in Miles City on Aug. 20. It is believed he used a false identity while living in Baker.

The man is white, has brown eyes and gray hair. He is described as being between 5-foot-7 and 5-10 and weighing 120 to 150 pounds. He has tattoos of the names “Virginia” and “Crissy” on his upper arm or biceps, and may have a Southern accent.

He also has a facial bump above his left eye, in which he claims a BB pellet is stuck. Additionally, he has one finger that was previously broken and does not lay flat.

A man believed to be known as Sean Denning is the suspect in the molestation of a Baker, Mont., child.

He is obsessed with gold jewelry and wears three gold rings on his fingers.

He has worked as a handyman and as an administrator at an assisted care facility.

The suspect has reported being from Chicago and indicated he had lived in San Francisco. He has spoken about Oklahoma, Oregon and Washington. It is reported that the suspect likes to travel by bus and he claims he is independently wealthy from selling three garages that repaired cars in Chicago.

He also goes by the aliases Dave Freebard, David Freebard, Dennis Shawn, “Dennis593,” and “ChicagoSean.”

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of the suspect should contact the FBI’s Salt Lake City field office at 801-579-1400, or the Baker Police Department at 406-778-2151.

Dustin Monke
Monke came to The Dickinson Press in July 2006 as the newspaper's sports editor and was hired as its managing editor in March 2013. During his tenure at The Press, Monke has won multiple awards for sports reporting, feature reporting, column writing, page design and photography. He was a key part of The Press winning the North Dakota Newspaper Association's General Excellence and Sweepstakes awards in 2009 and 2012, and oversaw The Press' Sweepstakes and General Excellence wins 2014. As the newspaper's editor, he writes an occassional Sunday column, contributes feature stories and breaking news, designs pages, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the newsroom and editorial staff.
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