Native American Press / Ojibwe News

July 19, 2002
Darnell Dee Whitefeather sentenced to 7+ years

Minneapolis—Darnell Dee Whitefeather, a resident of the Red Lake Indian Reservation was sentenced today in United States District Court to robbery.  Whitefeather, age 20, was sentenced to 92 months in prison by Judge David Doty in Minneapolis.

Whitefeather admitted during his guilty plea hearing in November 2001 that he robbed two other members of the Red Lake Band of their pick-up truck at knife point on February 4, 2001.

The case is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Red Lake Law Enforcement.  Assistant United States Attorney Clifford B. Wardlaw prosecuted by the case.



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