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Indian Country – Press Releases


Red Lake Man Sentenced to 150 Months for Assaulting a Woman
District of Minnesota — November 29, 2011
Navajo Man Sentenced to 13 Months for Federal Child Abuse Conviction
District of New Mexico — November 28, 2011
Lake Andes Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison
District of South Dakota — November 22, 2011
Blackfeet Tribal Member Sentenced 80 Months in Prison for Sex Abuse of a Minor at Lummi Tribe Elementary School
Western District of Washington — November 18, 2011
Tulalip Tribal Member Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Nearly $400,000 from Tribal Smoke Shop
Western District of Washington — November 18, 2011
Kewa Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act
District of New Mexico — November 16, 2011
Navajo Man Receives 18 Months Prison Sentence for Federal Assault Conviction
District of New Mexico — November 16, 2011
Navajo Woman Pleads Guilty to Felony Child Abuse
District of New Mexico — November 14, 2011
Fourteen-Year Sentence for Sexual Assault
District of North Dakota — November 14, 2011
Multiple Tribal Community Prosecutors Recieve Federal Cross-Commissioning
District of Arizona — November 7, 2011
Navajo Man from Arizona Sentenced to 25 Years for Federal Assault and Firearms Conviction
District of New Mexico — November 3, 2011
Northern Arapaho Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
District of Wyoming — October 27, 2011
Former Officer and Wife Sentenced for Embezzlement and Theft From and Indian Tribal Organization
District of North Dakota — October 27, 2011
Shiprock Man Receives 168 Month Prison Sentence for Second Degree Murder Conviction
District of New Mexico — October 27, 2011
Wakpala Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
District of South Dakota — October 24, 2011
Jury Finds White Mountain Apache Man Guilty of Stabbing
District of Arizona — October 12, 2011
Repeat Rapist Sentenced to Prison
Eastern District of Washington — October 12, 2011
Mississippi Woman Sentenced for Embezzlement from and Indian Tribal Organization
Southern District of Mississippi — October 11, 2011
Mandaree Man Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse
District of North Dakota — October 4, 2011
Tribal Member Sent to Prison for Murder
Eastern District of Washington — September 29, 2011
New Mexico Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Murder of a Child
Western District of Texas — September 28, 2011
Northern Arapaho Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
District of Wyoming — September 27, 2011
Former Director of IHS Pharmacy Sentenced for Drug Charge
District of North Dakota — September 26, 2011
Zuni Pueblo Man Sentence To 66 Months In Prison For Federal Rape Conviction.
District of New Mexico — September 15, 2011
Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
District of South Dakota — September 13, 2011
Navajo Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Sexually Abusing A Child
District of New Mexico — September 13, 2011
Emmonak Woman Sentenced In Federal Court For Stealing From A Tribal Organization
District of Alaska — September 12, 2011
Flying Horse Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
District of North Dakota — September 12, 2011
Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing 4 Year Old Child
District of New Mexico — September 7, 2011
Lapwai Man Sentenced for Stealing from Nez Perce Express
District of Idaho — September 7, 2011
Navajo Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Voluntary Manslaughter Charge
District of New Mexico — September 1, 2011
Bullhead Woman Pleads Guilty to Witness Tampering
District of South Dakota — August 31, 2011
Denton County Lawyer Sentenced For Child Pornography Violations
Eastern District of Texas — August 30, 2011
Jury Finds McLaughlin Man Guilty of Sexual Abuse of Adopted Children
District of South Dakota — August 29, 2011
Lake Andes Man Convicted of Multiple Rapes
District of South Dakota — August 26, 2011
Kewa Pueblo Man Receives 30-Month Prison Sentence For Federal Assault With Dangerous Weapon Conviction
District of New Mexico — August 11, 2011
Blackfeet Triabl Member Pleads Guilty To Sex Abuse Of Minor At Lummi Tribe Elementary School
Western District of Washington — August 11, 2011
Navajo Man Sentenced To Nine Years For Federal Manslaughter Conviction
District of New Mexico — August 10, 2011
Attorney General Eric Holder, United States Attorney Sanford C. Coats, And Other Officials Hold Listening Conference with Tribal Leaders in South Dakota
Western District of Oklahoma — July 28, 2011
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Convictions of Two Former Cheyenne-Arapaho Elected Officials
Western District of Oklahoma — July 13, 2011
21-Year-Old man sentenced for 2007 shotgun killing on Pasqua yaqui indian reservation
District of Arizona — June 30, 2011
Thoreau Man Receives 24 Month Prison Sentence For DUI-Related Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction
District of New Mexico — July 21, 2011
2011 National Intertribal Youth Summit In Santa Fe, New Mexico To Convene Young Leaders From Across The Country
National Intertribal Youth Summit — July 18, 2011
Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting Girlfriend
District of South Dakota — July 18, 2011
Northern Arizona Man Sentenced To 190 Months In Prison For Abusive Sexual Contact With A Minor
District of Arizona — July 13, 2011
Drug Dealer Sentenced To 5 Years In Takedown On Gila River Indian Community
District of Arizona — July 12, 2011
Joe Robert Martinez Sentenced In U.S. District Court
District of Montana — July 7, 2011
Norman Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Purchase and Sell Bald Eagle Carcass and Feathers
Western District of Oklahoma — July 7, 2011
Navajo Woman Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Selling Methamphetamine
District of Arizona — July 6, 2011
Fort Yates Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Child Abuse
District of North Dakota — June 28, 2011
Soo Tribe Batterer Sentenced To Prison
Western District of Michigan — June 24, 2011
Two-Time Felon Sentenced To 84 Months For Selling Crack Cocaine in Gila River Indian Community
District of Arizona — June 21, 2011
Federal Jury Convicts Navajo Man from Arizona of Assault and Firearms Charges
District of New Mexico — June 24, 2011
Hominy Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder in Indian Country
Northern District of Oklahoma — June 16, 2011
Navajo Man Receives 46-Month Prison Sentence For Federal Assault Conviction
District of New Mexico — June 14, 2011
De Smet Woman Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
District of Idaho — June 14, 2011
Forty-Year Sentence for Sexual Abuse Charges
District of North Dakota — June 16, 2011
Two Defendants Sentenced in "Extraordinarily Brutal" Warm Springs Murder Case
District of Oregon — May 31, 2011
Belcourt Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Child Sexual Abuse
District of North Dakota — May 26, 2011
Mescalero Apache Man Sentenced To 27-Months’ Imprisonment For Assaulting Common-Law Wife With Dangerous Weapons
District of New Mexico — May 26, 2011
Belcourt Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Child Sexual Abuse
District of North Dakota — May 26, 2011
Navajo Man Receives 52-Month Sentence For Federal Child Sexual Abuse Conviction
District of New Mexico — May 24, 2011
26th Defendant Sentencted in St. Croix Tribal Drug Investigation
Western District of Wisconsin — May 20, 2011
Porcupine Man Sentenced for Killing Man
District of South Dakota — May 20, 2011
Navajo Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Selling Methamphetamine
District of Arizona — May 18, 2011
Navajo Man Receives 25-Year Prison Sentence for Second Degree Murder Conviction
District of New Mexico — May 16, 2011
McLaughlin Man Gets Two Life Sentences Plus 36 Months
District of South Dakota — May 16, 2011
Zuni Pueblo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sex Abuse
District of New Mexico — May 13, 2011
Dismantling of Significant Drug Trafficking Organization in Indian Country
Eastern District of Oklahoma — May 12, 2011
Navajo Man Receives 136-Month Prison Sentence for Federal Rape Conviction
District of New Mexico — May 10, 2011
Mission Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
District of South Dakota — May 9, 2011
Menominee (Wisconsin) Reservation Resident Sentenced to 48 months in Prison for Involuntary Manslaughter
Eastern District of Wisconsin — May 9, 2011
Weston Man Pleads Guilty to Assault of a Tribal Member
District of Oregon — May 6, 2011
St. Francis Woman Sentenced for Manslaughter
District of South Dakota — May 2, 2011
Murderer On The Colville Reservation Sent To Prison
Eastern District of Washington — April 21, 2011
Ronda Bird Pleads Guilty In U.S. Federal Court
District of Montana — March 3, 2011