Wolf Point Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (NMB) – A Wolf Point man who admitted he sexually abused a minor on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation has been sentenced to five years in prison and seven years of supervised release.

Christopher George Follette, 33, pleaded guilty on February 18th to sexual abuse of a minor as charged in an indictment.

Chief U.S. District Judge Brian M. Morris presided. Chief Judge Morris ordered Follette detained.

The prosecution said in court documents that in 2019 and 2020, Follette sexually abused a minor, identified as Jane Doe, who was over the age of 12 but had not yet reached 16 years of age, on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared C. Cobell prosecuted the case, which was investigated by the FBI, Fort Peck Law Enforcement Services and Wolf Point Police Department.

Information courtesy of U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Montana

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