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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 9, 2019

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. 8 was:

Kristopher Daniel Rainey, 35, of Billings, on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute meth and possession with intent to distribute meth. If convicted of the most serious crime, Rainey faces a minimum mandatory 10 years to life in prison, a $10 million fine and at least five years of supervised release. Rainey was released pending further proceedings. The case was investigated by the FBI West Task Force. Pacer case reference. 19-99.

Appearing in Great Falls before U.S. Magistrate Judge John T. Johnston and pleading not guilty on Aug. 8 was:

Nicholas Gregorio-Matias, 41, of Mexico, on charges of illegal reentry. If convicted of the most serious crime, Gregorio-Matias faces a maximum two years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. He was detained pending further proceedings. The case was investigated by the U.S. Border Patrol and Toole County Sheriff’s Office. Pacer case reference. 19-55.

Donald Paul Olson, 38, of Conrad, on charges of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, distribution of meth and prohibited person in possession of a firearm. If convicted of the most serious crime, Olson faces a minimum mandatory five years to 40 years in prison, a $5 million fine and four years of supervised release. Olson was detained pending further proceedings. The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation and the Montana Highway Patrol. Pacer case reference. 19-47.

Leah Goggles, 36, of Cut Bank, on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute meth and possession with intent to distribute meth. If convicted of the most serious crime, Goggles faces a maximum 20 years in prison, a $1 million fine and three years of supervised release. Goggles was detained pending further proceedings. The case was investigated by the FBI, Glacier County Sheriff’s Office and Blackfeet Law Enforcement Service Pacer case reference. 19-50.

Ryan Joseph Cantrell, 23, of Wolf Point, on charges of sexual abuse of a minor. If convicted of the most serious crime, Cantrell faces a maximum 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and five years of supervised release. He was detained pending further proceedings. The case was investigated by the FBI and Fort Peck Criminal Investigation. Pacer case reference. 19-48.

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.

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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Clair Johnson Howard Public Information Officer 406-247-4623
Updated August 9, 2019