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Informational: Federal Court arraignments

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Montana

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 Missoula before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen L. DeSoto on a criminal complaint for an initial appearance on Nov. 9 was:

Daniel August Meyer, 28, of Post Falls, Idaho, on charges of stalking, prohibited person in possession of a firearm and possession of illegal firearm. If convicted of the most serious crime, Meyer faces a maximum of 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. Meyer was detained pending further proceedings. The FBI’s Montana Regional Violent Crime Task Force and Missoula Police Department investigated the case. PACER case reference. 22-83.

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 To access the District Court’s calendar, please visit



Clair Johnson Howard
Public Affairs Officer

Updated November 10, 2022

Press Release Number: 22-278