Informational: Federal Court Arraignment
The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, on December 10, 2012, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Strong, the following individual was arraigned:
KEITH DANIEL SKUNKCAP, a resident of Browning, appeared on charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury and burglary. He is currently detained. If convicted of these charges, SKUNKCAP faces possible penalties of 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and 3 years supervised release. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ryan G. Weldon is the prosecutor for the United States.
The defendant 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.