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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Montana

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Abel “Alex” Alvarez Pleads Guilty In U.S. Federal Court

The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, on February 12, 2013, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Strong, ABEL "ALEX" ALVAREZ, a 51-year-old resident of Box Elder, pled guilty to aggravated sexual abuse. A sentencing date will be set at a later time. He is currently detained.

In an Offer of Proof filed by Assistant U.S. Attorney Danna R. Jackson, the government stated it would have proved at trial the following:

In late spring of 2011, ALVAREZ had unlawful sexual contact with a 9-year-old child. The incident happened on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and the child is an enrolled tribal member.

ALVAREZ faces possible penalties of life in prison, a $250,000 fine and lifetime supervision.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Updated January 14, 2015