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 Judge Strong in Great Falls on December 4, 2014, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:
• EVERETT SKUNKCAP, a 75-year-old resident of Browning, appeared on charges of unlawful taking of a threatened species. If convicted of the most serious charges contained in the indictment, SKUNKCAP faces 6 months in prison and $25,000 in fines. The case was investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. PACER Case Reference: 14-89
Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Lynch in Missoula on December 3, 2014, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:
• KELLY JAMES ENGELHARDT, a 34-year-old resident of Havre, appeared on charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, ENGELHARDT faces life in prison, $10,000,000 in fines and 5 years supervised release. The case was investigated by the Missoula HIDTA. PACER Case Reference: 14-44
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.