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