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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Corwin Dallas Four Star Pleads Guilty In U.S. Federal Court

The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in

Great Falls, on June 10, 2013, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Strong, CORWIN DALLAS FOUR STAR, a 19-year-old resident of Wolf Point and an enrolled member of a federally-recognized tribe, pled guilty to sexual abuse. Sentencing has been set for September 26, 2013. He is currently detained.

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

In the early morning hours of March 4, 2012, FOUR STAR got on top of the victim as she was sleeping and choked her to the point that she lost consciousness. He then sexually abused her. When the victim regained consciousness, she started screaming and trying to push him off. FOUR STAR held her arms down and punched her in the face.

The offense occurred within the exterior boundaries of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

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

The investigation was a cooperative effort between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fort Peck Tribes Criminal Investigation Division.

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Updated January 14, 2015