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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 29, 2015

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 Johnston in Great Falls on January 29, 2015, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • JACK ANTHONY KEGG, a 46-year-old resident of Alexandria, Minnesota, appeared on charges of possession of child pornography. If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, KEGG faces 20 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and lifetime supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation.  PACER Case Reference:  15-4

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ostby in Billings on January 28, 2015, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • LAWRENCE ALEX FOSTER, JR., a 62-year-old resident of Billings, appeared on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, FOSTER faces 40 years in prison, $5,000,000 in fines and 4 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  PACER Case Reference:  15-4
  • SELENA LITTLE OLD MAN., a 25-year-old resident of Lame Deer, appeared on charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury.  If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, LITTLE OLD MAN faces 10 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and 3 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.  PACER Case Reference:  15-7

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Lynch in Missoula on January 27, 2015, and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • DAN CALVERT WALLEN, a 54-year-old resident of Big Fork, appeared on charges of unlawful taking of a threatened species.  If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, WALLEN faces 6 months in prison and $25,000 in fines.  The case was investigated by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. PACER Case Reference:  14-45

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 29, 2015