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Jeremy Leslie Adams Found Guilty in U.S. Federal Cour

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Bill Mercer, United States Attorney for the District of Montana, announced today that on June 24, 2009, in Great Falls, after a 2-day federal district court trial before U.S. District Judge Sam E. Haddon, JEREMY LESLIE ADAMS, a 35-year-old resident of South Dakota, was found guilty of sexual abuse. Sentencing is set for October 15, 2009. He is currently detained.

ADAMS faces possible penalties of life in prison, a $250,000 fine and lifetime supervision.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Lori Harper Suek and Jessica T. Fehr prosecuted the case for the United States.

The investigation was a cooperative effort between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fort Peck Tribes Criminal Investigation Division.



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