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United States of America v. Makyla Shayd Fetter and Taliah Jeneane Ramirez
Billings, Montana criminal law lawyers represented Defendants charged with armed robbery. MoreLaw Legal News For Billings On March 20, Makyla Shayd Fetter, age 28, and Taliah Jeneane Ramirez, age 22, entered the Magic Diamo...
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( 12-16-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. Calob Scott Fairburn
Billings, Montana criminal law lawyer represented defendant charged with felony possession of a firearm in violation of 8 U.S.C. 922(G)....
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( 08-08-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. Jayson Gayo
Billings, Montana criminal law lawyer represented defendant charged with possessing child pornography after Facebook submitted tips about the possible transmission of the material on its system to authorities, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said. Jayson Gayo, 27, of Harlowton, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography as charged in an indictment. Gayo faces a maximum of 20 years in...
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( 08-05-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. Elizabeth Marie Stephenson
Billings, Montana criminal law lawyer represented defendant charged with multiple counts of wire fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Elizabeth Marie Stephenson, age 37, while working at an assisted living facility in Billings, Montana, took the debit card and PIN from a 96-year-old resident who requested she buy him a six-pack of beer. Stephenson did so, and then used the v...
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( 07-27-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. Ryan King Steady
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with trafficking in methamphetamine in the community and carried loaded firearms in furtherance of his drug distribution, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said. Ryan King Steady, 40, pleaded guilty to a superseding information charging him with possession with intent to distribute meth and possession of a firearm in furt...
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( 06-28-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. Louis Gregory Venning, a/k/a “December”
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with sex trafficking and drug investigation that involved more than a dozen women and girls who were forced by threats and violence into prostitution in Montana. Louis Gregory Venning, also known as “December,” 42, pleaded guilty in November 2021 to sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, sex trafficking of ...
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( 06-27-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. Erik Stephen Deaner
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with stealing firearms from a dealer after breaking into the business by using a construction excavator to tear a hole in the wall. Erik Stephen Deaner, 46, pleaded guilty in December 2021 to theft from a federal firearms dealer. The government alleged in court documents that on Oct. 21, 2021, Deaner stole fi...
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( 06-22-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. Robert Roswald Redfield
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with drug trafficking. Robert Roswald Redfield, 48, admitted to dealing methamphetamine from his home on the Crow Indian Reservation after individuals confirmed to Drug Enforcement Administration agents that he had been trafficking meth for a number of years. U.S. District Judge Susan P. Watters presided. Ju...
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( 04-27-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. Eric Kendrick Buchanan
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with conspiracy to posses with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. In 2020, law enforcement learned that Eric Kendrick Buchanan, 44, of Billings was selling meth, often from a motel room in Billings, and that he carried a firearm. Agents arranged purchases of meth from Buchanan and also conducted several traffic...
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( 03-18-2022 - MT)

United States of America v. William Maurice Newkirk, a/k/a Pelly
Billings, Montana criminal defense attorney represented defendant charged with sex trafficking minors. William Maurice Newkirk, also known as “Pelly,” 41, indicted in a superseding information charging him with sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, use of facility in interstate commerce in aid of racketeering, possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and tran...
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( 01-09-2022 - Mt)

United States of America v. Lonnie Burdette Porter
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with felony possession of firearms. Lonnie Burdette Porter, 60, was convicted by a jury of being a felon in possession of firearms after law enforcement found 47 firearms at his residence. Court documents filed by the government alleged that Porter was convicted of a felony in 2019 in Montana state district ...
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( 12-22-2021 - MT)

Bitco General Insurance Corporation v. Wesco Operating, Inc. et al
Billings, Montana insurance law lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant on a breach of insurance contract theory claiming damages in excess of $75,000 as a direct result of the failure of the Defendant to pay Plaintiff’s claim. ...
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( 12-20-2021 - MT)

United States of America v. Christian Mikal David Bramley
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with felony possession of a firearm. Christian Mikal David Bramley, 22, pleaded guilty in August to prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Court documents filed by the government alleged that on Dec. 2, 2020 in Billings, Bramley pointed a loaded pistol at a man who told his neighbors to quiet down. Bra...
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( 12-16-2021 - MT)

Jamaal Hampton v. United States of America
Billings, Montana personal injury attorney represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a federal tort claims act medical malpractice negligence theory claiming to have suffered injuries and/or damages as a direct result of the death of Earlajah Raye Miller as a direct result of substandard medical care. ...
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( 12-06-2021 - MT)

United States of America v. Vanessa Faith Prettyontop, a/k/a Vanessa Faith Gunshows
Billings, MT: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with arson. Vanessa Faith Prettyontop, also known as Vanessa Faith Gunshows, 34, was indicted for burning down a house on the Crow Indian Reservation in 2020. In court documents filed in the case, the government alleged that on Oct. 3, 2020, Prettyontop started a fire in a house owned by the victim, identified as...
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( 10-29-2021 - MT)

Stacy Butts v. Rachel L. Stricker
Billings, MT: Personal injury car wreck lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on an auto negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $100,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant’s negligence. This case was initially filed in the Yellowstone County State Court, DV-20-00632, and was removed to federal court by the Defen...
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( 09-29-2021 - MT)

Estate of Sean Patrick O'Brien v. City of Livington, et al.
Billings, MT: Civil rights personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiffs who sued Defendants on excessive force wrongful death theories claiming that Sean Patrick O'Brien was shot and killed in 2016 by Livingston police officers Kevin Engle, Andrew Emanuel and/or Dale Johnson. Plaintiffs claimed that the officers were negligence, used excessive force and violated department policies. Def...
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( 08-25-2021 - MT)

United States of America v. Victor Elvin Lopez
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with trafficking methampheamine. Victor Elvin Lopez, 63, of Powell, Wyoming, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute meth as charged in a superseding information. Lopez was a habitual meth dealer who was involved in selling the drug in Montana and Wyoming. On Jan. 12, 2019, a Carbon County...
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( 08-18-2021 - MT)

United States of America v. Dee Bad Bear
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Dee Bad Bear, 60, pleaded guilty on March 12 to an indictment charging him with assault with a dangerous weapon. Defendant, Crow Agency resident admitted to stabbing another man on the Crow Indian Reservation In court documents filed in the case, the government alle...
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( 08-04-2021 - MT)

Robin Clausen v. Sky Federal Credit Union and Experian Information Solutions, Inc.
billings, Montana consumer credit lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on a Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. 1681, violation theory. 15 U.S.C. §1681. Congressional findings and statement of purpose (a) Accuracy and fairness of credit reporting The Congress makes the following findings: (1) The banking system is dependent upon fair and accurate credi...
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( 08-04-2021 - MT)

Rory V. Hotomanie v. Archie Adkins and MS Directional, LLC
Billings, Montana personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on an auto negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant's employee's negligence. This case was initially filed in the 7th Judicial District Court, Dawson County, DV-055, and was removed to federal court by...
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( 07-27-2021 - MT)

United States of America v. Robert Joseph Speelman
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with drug trafficking. Robert Joseph Speelman, 48, was charged wth possession with intent to distribute meth. Ahe government alleged that on Jan. 21, 2020, a Bureau of Indian Affairs canine officer, while on patrol on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, saw Speelman, a known drug user and dealer on the ...
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( 06-29-2021 - mt)

Steven Smith v. Richard Maurice Hambro
Billings, Montana personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on an auto negligence theory claiming to have suffered more than $75,000 in injuries and/or damages as a direct result of an accident caused by Defendant....
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( 05-25-2021 - MT)

United States of America v. Jarard David Threefingers
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with involuntary manslaughter. Jerard David Threefingers, 31, was charged with involuntary manslaughter. The government alleged that on March 6, 2020, Threefingers was at a Muddy Cluster house, on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, where he was hanging out and drinking with the victim, identified as J...
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( 05-09-2021 - MT)

United States of America v. Nicholas John Montano
Billings, Montana criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with drug trafficking. Nicholas John Montano, 35, was charged with conspiracy to possess meth with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute as charged in an indictment. The government alleged that in the spring and summer of 2018, Montano received meth from Joshua Clause, who headed a lar...
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( 05-06-2021 - MT)

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