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Informational: Federal Court Arraignments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 21, 2010

The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, on October 21, 2010, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Strong, the following individuals were arraigned:

DORAN FLYNN, a 30-year-old resident of Wolf Point, appeared on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. She is currently released on special conditions. If convicted of this charge, FLYNN faces possible penalties of 8 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and 3 years supervised release. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jessica T. Fehr is the prosecutor for the United States. The investigation was a cooperative effort between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fort Peck Tribes Criminal Investigation Division.

KELLIE MAE HENDERSON, a 36-year-old resident of Sun River, appeared on charges of mail fraud/business embezzlement. She is currently released on special conditions. If convicted of these charges, HENDERSON faces possible penalties of 30 years in prison, a $1,000,000 fine and 5 years supervised release. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carl E. Rostad is the prosecutor for the United States. The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

SUSAN LYNN MEINEKE, a 56-year-old resident of Browning, appeared on a charge of theft from an Indian tribal organization. She is currently released on special conditions. If convicted of this charge, MEINEKE faces possible penalties of 5 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and 3 years supervised release. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carl E. Rostad is the prosecutor for the United States. The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General.

The defendants pled not guilty to the charges.

The charge, an indictment, information or complaint, is merely an accusation and all persons named as defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. A pre-trial conference and a trial date will be set and the United States will be required to prove the allegations set forth in the indictment beyond a reasonable doubt.

 

 

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