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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 31, 2020

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 Great Falls before U.S. Magistrate Judge John T. Johnston and pleading not guilty on July 27 was:

Danielle Marie Marceau, aka Danielle Marie ComesAtNight, 34, on charges of second degree murder. If convicted of the most serious crime, Marceau faces a maximum life in prison, a $250,000 fine and five years of supervised release. Marceau was detained pending further proceedings. The FBI, Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services and Great Falls Police Department investigated the case. Pacer case reference. 20-51.

Appearing on July 28 was:

Carlyle Ray Wells, 25, of Great Falls, on charges of theft from a firearms licensee, possession of stolen gun or ammunition and unlawful drug user in possession of a firearm. If convicted of the most serious crime, Wells faces a maximum 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. Wells was detained pending further proceedings. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, FBI and Great Falls Police Department investigated the case. Pacer case reference. 20-46.

Chance Justin Redstone, aka CJ Redstone, 35, of Wolf Point, on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine. If convicted of the most serious crime, Redstone faces a minimum mandatory five years to 40 years in prison, a $5 million fine and four years of supervised release. The FBI and Fort Peck Criminal Investigation investigated the case. Pacer case reference. 20-39.

Maynard Joseph White Bear, 67, of Fort Kipp, on charges of involuntary manslaughter. If convicted of the most serious crime, White Bear faces a maximum eight years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. White Bear was released pending further proceedings. The FBI and Fort Peck Criminal Investigation investigated the case. Pacer case reference. 20-42.

Appearing in Missoula before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen L. DeSoto and pleading not guilty on July 30 was:

Matthew Anthony Marshall, 49, of Whitefish, on charges of wire fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. If convicted of the most serious crime, Marshall faces a maximum 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. Marshall was released pending further proceedings. The FBI and IRS investigated the case. Pacer case reference. 20-32.

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 July 31, 2020