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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 26, 2022

Informational: Federal Court arraignments

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced that the following persons were arraigned or appeared this week before U.S. Magistrate judges on indictments handed down by the Grand Jury or on criminal complaints. The charging documents are merely accusations and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Appearing in Billings before U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan and pleading not guilty on Aug. 26 was:

Alexis Rae Walker, 27, of Billings, on charges of possession of unregistered firearm, prohibited person in possession of firearm and ammunition and receipt of firearm by person under indictment. If convicted of the most serious crime, Walker faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. Walker was detained pending further proceedings. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case. PACER case reference. 22-86.

Appearing on Aug. 25 was:

Chad Leroy Stone, 45, of Emigrant, on charges of prohibited person in possession of firearm and ammunition. If convicted of the most serious crime, Stone faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. Stone was detained pending further proceedings. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Park County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case. PACER case reference. 22-93.

Appearing on Aug. 24 was:

Gregory Richard Boyd, 39, of Billings, on charges of prohibited person in possession of firearm and ammunition. If convicted of the most serious crime, Boyd faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. Boyd was detained pending further proceedings. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case. PACER case reference. 20-121.

Appearing on Aug. 22 was:

Armando Luis Gonzalez, Jr., 29, a transient, on charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. If convicted of the most serious crime, Gonzalez faces a maximum of 30 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and five years of supervised release and a mandatory minimum two years in prison, consecutive to any other sentence, on aggravated identity theft. Gonzalez was detained pending further proceedings. Homeland Security Investigations and the Billings Police Department investigated the case. PACER case reference. 22-87.

Appearing in Great Falls before U.S. Magistrate Judge John T. Johnston and pleading not guilty on Aug. 25 was:

Garrick Allen Robinson, Jr., 20, of Wolf Point, on charges of sexual abuse. If convicted of the most serious crime, Robinson faces a maximum of life in prison, a $250,000 fine and five years to life of supervised release. Robinson was detained pending further proceedings. The FBI and Fort Peck Law Enforcement Services investigated the case. PACER case reference. 22-62.

Appearing on Aug. 23 was:

Jorge Perez, 41, of Spokane, Washington, on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. If convicted of the most serious crime, Perez faces a mandatory minimum 10 years to life in prison, a $10 million fine and at least five years of supervised release. Perez was detained pending further proceedings. The FBI, Homeland Security Investigations, Great Falls Police Department and Cascade County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case. PACER case reference. 22-60.

Thomas Jeff Richardson, 49, of Great Falls, on charges of prohibited person in possession of a firearm. If convicted of the most serious crime, Richardson faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. Richardson was detained pending further proceedings. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Cascade County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case. PACER case reference. 22-61.

Jordan Joseph Morgan, 30, of Browning, on charges of involuntary manslaughter. If convicted of the most serious crime, Morgan faces a maximum of eight years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. Morgan was released pending further proceedings. The FBI investigated the case. PACER case reference. 22-51.

The progress of cases may be monitored through the U.S. District Court Calendar and the PACER system. To establish a PACER account, which provides electronic access to review documents filed in a case, please visit http://www.pacer.gov/register.html. To access the District Court’s calendar, please visit https://ecf.mtd.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/PublicCalendar.pl.

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Contact: 
Clair Johnson Howard Public Affairs Officer 406-247-4623
Press Release Number: 
22-211
Updated August 26, 2022