Glenn Dale Champine Pleads Guilty in U.S. Federal Court
The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, on December 11, 2012, before U.S. District Judge Sam E. Haddon, GLENN DALE CHAMPINE, a 28-year-old resident of Browning and an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Tribe, pled guilty to sexual abuse. Sentencing has been set for March 18, 2013. He is currently detained.
In an Offer of Proof filed by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ryan G. Weldon, the government stated it would have proved at trial the following:
In 2010, CHAMPINE sexually abused a young child at a residence on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.
CHAMPINE faces possible penalties of life in prison, a $250,000 fine and lifetime supervision.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.