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Pair wanted after armed home invasion in Montana captured in Utah

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After about a year on the run, officials with the Salt Lake City FBI say two women are finally behind bars.

In April or May 2017 investigators say 35-year-old Jamie Nicole Milsten and an accomplice entered a home in Helena, Mont. while armed with a double-barreled sawed-off shotgun.

The accomplice held the people inside at gunpoint while Milsten searched the home for money and drugs, officials said.

“Milsten and her accomplice allegedly then fled the scene with alleged getaway driver Melissa Dawn Shurtliff,” a wanted posted from the FBI stated. Eventually, police caught the accomplice, but Milsten and Shurtliff were able to avoid being captured.

A federal warrant was issued for Milsten and Shurtliff on April 6, 2018 where they were both charged with conspiracy to commit robbery affecting commerce, robbery affecting commerce, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

On Thursday, the FBI division in Salt Lake City tweeted the pair had been caught.

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