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

United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that ANNIN DAMIAN SOLDIERWOLF, 52, from Riverton, Wyoming was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment, 10 years of supervised release and ordered to pay a fine of $500 and a $100 special assessment for abusive sexual contact. The sentencing hearing was held before Chief United States District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl on December 7, 2021.

Soldierwolf was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 22, 2022, on a single count of abusive sexual contact. The charges were based on Soldierwolf knowingly engaging in sexual contact with a minor who had not attained the age of 12 years; that is, he intentionally touched the minor’s breasts, buttocks and genitals, through the clothing, of the genitalia, anus, groin, breast, inner thigh, and buttocks, with an intent to abuse, humiliate, harass, and degrade the minor, to arouse and gratify his own sexual desire.  Soldierwolf abused the minor repeatedly over the course of five years.

On September 15, 2021, the Defendant appeared before Chief United States District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl and entered his plea of guilty to the sole count in the indictment alleging Abusive Sexual Contact.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Assistant United States Attorney Kerry J. Jacobson prosecuted the case.

Case number: 0:21-cr-00880-SWS


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

Updated December 10, 2021

Press Release Number: 21-074