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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 16, 2018

Information: Federal Court Arraignments

The United States Attorney’s Office announced that those persons listed below were arraigned before the U.S. Magistrate and the indictments handed down by the Grand Jury unsealed.

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Johnston in Great Falls on February 13, 2018 and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • DANIEL JAMES BLEVINS, a 41-year-old resident of Browning, appeared on charges of domestic abuse by habitual offender, and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.  If convicted of the most serious charges contained in the indictment, BLEVINS faces 10 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and 3 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. PACER Case Reference.  18-08
  • COREY SADDLER, a 27-year-old resident of Box Elder, appeared on charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury and assault with a dangerous weapon.  If convicted of the most serious charges contained in the indictment, SADDLER faces 10 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and 3 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. PACER Case Reference.  18-13
  • JAMES DANIEL SMALLBOY, a 23-year-old resident of Box Elder, appeared on charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury and assault with a dangerous weapon.  If convicted of the most serious charges contained in the indictment, SMALLBOY faces 10 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and 3 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. PACER Case Reference.  18-13

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Cavan in Billings on February 13, 2018 and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • JORDEN SAMUEL BUTLER, a 28-year-old resident of Billings, appeared on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and felon in possession of a firearm.  If convicted of the most serious charges contained in the indictment, BUTLER faces life in prison, $10,000,000 in fines and 5 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.   PACER Case Reference.  18-08
  • JEREMY ALAN CORKILL, a 34-year-old resident of Molt, appeared on charges of felon in possession of a firearm.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, CORKILL faces 10 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and 3 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.   PACER Case Reference.  17-142
  • GEORGE LOWRY WEEKS, a 45-year-old resident of Laurel, appeared on charges of felon in possession of firearm and ammunition.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, WEEKS faces 10 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and 3 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.   PACER Case Reference.  18-14

 

If any of the above cases are of interest to your media organization and the community it serves, we encourage you to monitor the progress of the case regularly through the U.S. District Court calendar and the PACER system so that you stay current and not miss any important developments in the case.

To establish a PACER account, which will allow you to review documents filed in the case, please go to, http://www.pacer.gov/register.html. To access the district court’s calendar, please go to https://ecf.mtd.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/PublicCalendar.pl.

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KERI LEGGETT Acting Public Information Officer (406) 761-7715
Updated February 16, 2018