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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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 Ostby in Billings on October 10, 2014, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

ZECHARIAH JOE WHITE, a 20-year-old resident of Lodge Grass, appeared on charges of assault on a federal officer. If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, WHITE, faces 20 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: 14-97

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Lynch in Missoula on October 10, 2014, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

BRUCE ANTHONY GLASS, a 37-year-old resident of Stevensville, appeared on charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. . If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, GLASS, 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: 14-43

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Lynch in Missoula on October 9, 2014, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

ROBERT LEWIS WHITE, a 51-year-old resident of Butte, appeared on charges of distribution of child pornography and receipt of child pornography. If convicted of the most serious charges contained in the indictment, WHITE, faces 20 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and lifetime supervised release. The case was investigated by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Montana Division of Criminal Investigations.. PACER Case Reference: 14-20

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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Updated January 14, 2015