(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced that on February 4, 2013, Natalie Faith Brown, 27, of the Wind River Indian Reservation, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal to one year probation with the first six months to be spent in a residential re-entry center, followed by three months of home confinement, a $100.00 special assessment, and $13,578.00 in restitution for medical costs associated with Brown driving while intoxicated and crashing on August 16, 2012, causing serious injury to one passenger and less serious injuries to a second passenger. Brown must report to the residential re-entry center on or before February 14, 2013. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Crofts also announced that on February 4, 2013, Louis YellowFox, 28, of the Wind River Indian Reservation, was sentenced by Freudenthal to time served (approximately four months), one year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment for his May 10, 2012, escape from custody. As part of prior sentence, YellowFox failed to turn himself into the Residential Reentry Center in Mills, Wyoming. This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.