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By Tim Leeds 

Sunchild gets 3 years, restitution

 

July 25, 2014



A former Chippewa Cree Tribe health center employee will spend three years in custody, including more than a year in federal prison, and was ordered Thursday to pay back $19,735.77 he stole from the tribe.

A federal jury convicted Wilford Harlan “Huck” Sunchild after a two-day trial in April on three counts of embezzlement.

Federal District Judge Brian Morris sentenced Sunchild in federal court in Great Falls to 12 months and one day in prison followed by two years supervised release on each count, with the three sentences to run at the same time. He also ordered Sunchild to pay a $10...



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Reader Comments

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aimprez59521 writes:

Like father,like son....

jailtime writes:

The standard has been set. $20,000 equals one year behind bars. That means $1,000,000 equals 50 years. Remember that, judge.

 
 
 
 
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