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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 31, 2022

MONTANA SEX OFFENDER CHARGED WITH INTERSTATE CHILD SEX CRIMES

United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that TAYLON JEFFREY BAIN, 36, of Richey, Montana was charged with transporting a minor to engage in prohibited sexual conduct and commission of a felony offense by a registered sex offender. Bain appeared for an arraignment hearing on March 16, 2022, before United States Magistrate Judge Kelly H. Rankin and pleaded not guilty to the charges. A trial has been set for May 31, 2022, before United States District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson.

If convicted, Bain faces ten years to life imprisonment; five years to life of supervised release; up to a $250,000 fine, a $5,000 assessment according to the Justice of Victims of Trafficking Act 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, Dawson County Sheriff’s Office in Montana and the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office in Wyoming. Assistant United States Attorney Kerry J. Jacobson is prosecuting the case.

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

Case No. 22-00009-ABJ

Topic(s): 
Project Safe Childhood
Contact: 
Contact: Lori Hogan (Contractor) United States Attorney Spokesman Office: 307-772-2124 Email: usawy.pio@usdoj.gov Twitter: @usaowy
Press Release Number: 
22-028
Updated March 31, 2022