You are here

Justice News

Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Minnesota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Former Ontario Provincial Police Officer Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing Minors on the Bois Forte Reservation

MINNEAPOLIS – A former Ontario Provincial Police officer was sentenced to 120 months in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for abusive sexual contact with two minors at the Fortune Bay Resort and Casino on the Bois Forte Indian Reservation, announced United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger. 

According to court documents, on June 22, 2018, Brady John Hillis, 33, a citizen of Canada, was at the Fortune Bay Resort and Casino on the Bois Forte Indian Reservation. Hillis was captured on Fortune Bay’s security surveillance video engaging in sexual contact with two minor victims who were under 12 years of age.

Hillis was sentenced today in U.S. District Court before Judge John R. Tunheim. On January 18, 2022, Hillis pleaded guilty to two counts of abusive sexual contact with a child under 12 years of age.

This case was the result of an investigation conducted by the FBI and the Bois Forte Police Department.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Deidre Y. Aanstad prosecuted the case.

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Indian Country Law and Justice
Component(s): 
Updated July 19, 2022