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Mark Steven Elk Shoulder Found Guilty in U.S. Federal Cour

Monday, October 26, 2009

Bill Mercer, United States Attorney for the District of Montana, announced today that on October 26, 2009, in Billings, after a 1-day federal district court trial before Senior U.S. District Judge Jack D. Shanstrom, MARK STEVEN ELK SHOULDER, a 43-year-old resident of Lame Deer/Billings/Bozeman, was found guilty of failure to register as a sexual offender. A date for sentencing will be set at a later time. He is currently detained.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Marcia K. Hurd prosecuted the case for the United States.

ELK SHOULDER faces possible penalties of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and lifetime supervision.

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service.



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