Michael Aaron Stuker Sentenced in U.S. District Court
The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Billings, on June 27, 2012, before Chief U.S. District Judge Richard F. Cebull, MICHAEL AARON STUKER, a 26-year-old resident of Billings, appeared for sentencing. STUKER was sentenced to a term of:
Prison: 200 months
Special Assessment: $300
Supervised Release: 3 years
STUKER was sentenced after a federal district court trial in which he was found guilty of assault on a federal officer and witness tampering. Assistant U.S. Attorney James E. Seykora prosecuted the case for the United States.
Because there is no parole in the federal system, the "truth in sentencing" guidelines mandate that STUKER will likely serve all of the time imposed by the court. In the federal system, STUKER does have the opportunity to earn a sentence reduction for "good behavior." However, this reduction will not exceed 15% of the overall sentence.
The investigation was a cooperative effort between the Billings Big Sky Safe Streets Task Force and the U.S. Marshals Service.