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Poplar man admits stabbing charges on Fort Peck Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A Poplar accused of stabbing two people at a Wolf Point residence on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation has admitted to being charged with assault on Dec. 15, U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson said today. . Dewayne C. Shoots, Jr., 28, pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with two counts of […]

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Browning man convicted of child rape on Blackfeet Indian Reservation | ABC Fox Great Falls

GREAT FALLS, Mt. – A Browning man was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by life probation after he admitted to repeatedly raping two children on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, US Attorney Leif M. Johnson said. Jonathan Cadotte, 60, pleaded guilty in August to a substitute information charging him with aggravated sexual abuse and […]

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Ashland man convicted of assault on North Cheyenne Indian reservation | criminality

BILLINGS – A 34-year-old Ashland man who admitted assaulting a man, causing him several head injuries while brandishing a gun in the North Cheyenne Indian Reservation, has been sentenced to 48 months in jail followed by three years of interim probation, lawyer Leif M. Johnson said. In April, Channing Lee Ziler pleaded guilty to assault […]

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Assault on Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation Sends Ashland Man to Jail | USAO-MT

BILLINGS – An Ashland man who admitted assaulting a man, causing him multiple head injuries while brandishing a rifle in the North Cheyenne Indian Reservation, was today sentenced to 48 months of jail followed by three years of supervised release, Acting US Attorney Leif M. Johnson said. Channing Lee Ziler, 34, pleaded guilty in April […]

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Rocky Boy Indian Resident Admits Trafficking In Fentanyl Pills | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – Resident of Rocky Boy Indian Reservation accused of helping Michigan fentanyl supplier distribute pills from his Box Elder residence today admitted to a trafficking crime, Acting US Attorney Leif said Mr. Johnson. Larry Albert Bernard, 37, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. Bernard faces a maximum sentence of […]

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Box Elderly Man Admits Distributing Fentanyl on Rocky Boy Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A Box Elder man today admitted to selling fentanyl pills on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson said. Timothy Michael Koop, 61, pleaded guilty to distributing fentanyl. Koop faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a fine of $ 1 million and at least three […]

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Armed methamphetamine trafficker involved in high speed pursuit on Blackfeet Indian Reservation and Billings sentenced to 12 years in prison | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A Billings man who admitted to methamphetamine trafficking and gun crimes involving two high-speed chases was today sentenced to 12 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release, the prosecutor said Acting American Leif M. Johnson. Elijah James Rideshorse, 30, pleaded guilty on May 12 to possession with intent to […]

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Poplar Woman Admits Oxycodone Trafficking in Fort Peck Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – Poplar woman suspected of being a longtime distributor of oxycodone pills on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation today admitted to drug trafficking and money laundering crimes, the US prosecutor said Acting Leif M. Johnson. Kaycee Lynn Menz, 31, pleaded guilty to an indictment charging her with possession with intent to distribute oxycodone […]

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Methamphetamine Trafficking in the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation Sends Ashland Man in Jail for 10 Years | USAO-MT

BILLINGS – An Ashland man who admitted to smuggling methamphetamine on the North Cheyenne Indian Reservation was sentenced to 10 years in prison today, followed by five years of supervised release, Acting US Attorney Leif said Mr. Johnson. Robert Joseph Speelman, 48, pleaded guilty on January 27 to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. US […]

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Browning Man Sentenced to Jail for Distributing Methamphetamine on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A man from Browning who admitted to distributing methamphetamine on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation was today sentenced to 20 months in prison and four years on probation, Acting US Prosecutor Leif M. Johnson. Dakoda Blu Wade Iron Shirt, 28, pleaded guilty on February 4 to distributing methamphetamine. Chief Justice of the United […]

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Man Suspected of Shooting at Crow Indian Reservation Appears for Assault | USAO-MT

BILLINGS – A man suspected of shooting and injuring a pedestrian from his vehicle at the Crow agency on the Crow Indian Reservation appeared for the first time in a criminal complaint today, the Acting US Attorney Leif M. Johnson. Fabian Cruz Dawes, 31, passing through, is accused by a criminal complaint of assault with […]

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man from Le Havre admits to trafficking methamphetamine on the Rocky Boy Indian reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A man from Le Havre accused of supplying large amounts of methamphetamine to individuals on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation pleaded guilty to a crime of trafficking today, Acting US Prosecutor Leif Johnson said. Clayton Cree Morsette, 23, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Morsette faces at least 10 […]

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wife Hardin admits torching house on Crow Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

BILLINGS – A Hardin woman today admitted charges accusing her of burning down a house undergoing renovations on the Crow Indian Reservation, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said. Vanessa Faith Prettyontop, also known as Vanessa Faith Gunshows, 34, has pleaded guilty to arson, as an indictment accuses her. Prettyontop faces a maximum sentence of life […]

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man from Ashland admits assaulting person with gun in North Cheyenne Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

BILLINGS – An Ashland man accused of hitting another man in the head with a gun pleaded guilty to assault today, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said. Channing Lee Ziler, 33, pleaded guilty to assault causing grievous bodily harm. Ziler faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, a fine of $ 250,000 and […]

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Browning man admits murder and kidnapping on Blackfeet Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A man from Browning today admitted to murdering a man and holding a woman hostage with a knife point on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said. Jason Avery Mattson, 30, has pleaded guilty to second degree murder and kidnapping, as charged in an indictment. Mattson faces a maximum […]

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Washington Woman Sentenced for Methamphetamine Trafficking on Rocky Boy Indian Reservation, Great Falls | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A Washington woman who admitted to smuggling methamphetamine on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation and Great Falls was sentenced on March 3 to seven years in prison and five years on probation, the acting US prosecutor said Leif Johnson. Georgie Elaine Russell, 41, of Spokane, Wash., Pleaded guilty on October 22, 2020 […]

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Man admits murder and gun crimes in deadly shootout on Crow Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

BILLINGS – A man today admitted to murder and firearms charges in the shooting death of a woman and wounding a passenger in his vehicle along Blue Creek Road on the Crow Indian Reservation , said Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson. Taylor Leigh Plain Bull, 27, a passing person, pleaded guilty to second degree murder […]

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woman from Spokane admits methamphetamine trafficking on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A woman from Spokane, Wash., Suspected of being a long-time methamphetamine trafficker in and around the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation today admitted trafficking charges, prosecutor said Acting American Leif Johnson. Kristina Dawn Russette, 30, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Russette faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years […]

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Utah man who smuggled methamphetamine from camper on Fort Peck Indian reservation sentenced to 10 years in prison | USAO-MT

GREAT FALLS – A Utah man who towed a motorhome to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation and smuggled methamphetamine into the community was today sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years in prison. supervised release, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said. Andrew Michael Gomez, 33, of Ogden, Utah, pleaded guilty on September 14, […]

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Fatal overdose on Menominee Indian Reservation leads to murder and drug distribution charges for two | USAO-EDWI

Matthew D. Krueger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on March 26, 2019, a federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment against two individuals who allegedly distributed controlled substances in the Menominee Indian Reservation and led to death. of a man, and another who deleted the messages between one of the […]