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Arapahoe Man Charged with Assault by Strangulation

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

Charles Edward Wallowingbull Jr., age 35, of Arapahoe, Wyoming, appeared for arraignment on June 5, 2023, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Teresa M. McKee. Wallowingbull pleaded not guilty to assault by strangulation. A trial has been set for August 7, 2023.

If convicted on all counts, Wallowingbull faces up to 10 years’ imprisonment with three years of supervised release, up to a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

This crime is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy W. Gist.

An indictment merely contains allegations, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Case No. 23-CR-00077


Contact: Lori Hogan (Contractor)
United States Attorney Spokesman
Office: 307-772-2124 
Twitter: @usaowy

Updated June 21, 2023

Violent Crime
Press Release Number: 23-028