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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 10, 2017

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 Cavan in Billings on February 10, 2017 and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • CAMERON EMANUEL FALLS DOWN aka GUTIERREZ, a 21-year-old resident of Lodge Grass, appeared on charges of attempted robbery.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, FALLS DOWN faces 15 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.  17-04

 

  • JAYLEN MIGUAL MEDICINE BULL, a 23-year-old resident of Northern Cheyenne, appeared on charges of attempted robbery.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, MEDICINE BULL faces 15 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.  17-04

 

  • PEARLIEJO SAMANTHA OLD DWARF, a 19-year-old resident of Lodge Grass, appeared on charges of attempted robbery.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, OLD DWARF faces 15 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.  17-04

 

  • JERREY EUGENE ROWLAND, a 22-year-old resident of Northern Cheyenne, appeared on charges of attempted robbery.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, ROWLAND faces 15 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.  17-04

 

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Johnston in Great Falls on February 9, 2017 and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • GREGORY ROSS GUARDIPEE, a 35-year-old resident of Browning, appeared on charges of strangulation.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, GUARDIPEE 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.  17-07

 

  • RAYMOND KARL YELLOW OWL, a 40-year-old resident of Browning, appeared on charges of assault resulting in substantial bodily injury to a dating partner, and assault of a dating partner by strangulation.  If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, YELLOW OWL 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.  17-13

 

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Johnston in Great Falls on February 7, 2017 and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • NATALEE CHRISTINE CRUMLEY, a 24-year-old resident of Power, appeared on charges of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity.  If convicted of the most serious charges contained in the indictment, CRUMLEY faces 20 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and 3 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division.  PACER Case Reference.  17-03

 

  • THOMAS EDWARD MANCHA, a 60-year-old resident of Browning, appeared on charges of first degree murder.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, MANCHA faces life in prison, $250,000 in fines and 5 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  PACER Case Reference.  17-10

 

  • FELIX VANSLYKE, JR., a 32-year-old resident of Lewistown, appeared on charges of felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a firearm not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.  If convicted of the charge contained in the indictment, VANSLYKE 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.  17-58

 

Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Cavan in Billings on February 6, 2017 and entering pleas of Not Guilty were:

  • BILLY JOE CHAVEZ, a 34-year-old resident of Billings, appeared on charges of distribution of methamphetamine.  If convicted of the most serious charge contained in the indictment, CHAVEZ faces 40 years in prison, $5,000,000 in fines and 4 years supervised release.  The case was investigated by the FBI Task Force. PACER Case Reference.  17-03

 

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.

KERI LEGGETT, Acting Public Information Officer, (406) 761-7715
Updated February 10, 2017