Entries from News Archive 2008 tagged with 'fbi'

FBI probes alleged sexual assault by Navajo officer

The FBI has launched a preliminary investigation into an alleged sexual assault by a Navajo Nation police officer. Lawrence Etsitty Jr. is accused of assaulting a 26-year-old woman while transporting her to jail. The January 24 incident allegedly occurred on...

FBI: Little change in anti-Native hate crimes

The number of hate crimes against American Indians and Alaska Natives remained largely unchanged last year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a report on Monday. Based on data from law enforcement agencies across the country, the FBI said...

Mille Lacs Band to consider removal of top leader

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota will consider the removal of chief executive Melanie Benjamin at an upcoming hearing. Benjamin is being accused of using tribal funds for personal use. The allegations stem from work that took place...

FBI investigates Navajo Nation police shooting

The FBI is continuing its investigation of a police shooting on the Navajo Nation that left one man dead. Leroy Henderson, 44, was killed when a tribal officer fired at least 11 shots into a vehicle that was involved in...

Natives accounted for 1.3 percent of arrests

American Indians and Alaska Natives accounted for 1.3 percent of arrests in cities and urban areas in 2007, the FBI reported on Monday. Based on data from over 8,600 agencies, 108,271 Native Americans were arrested last year. That figure includes...

Elderly couple arrested in Hannahville drug sweep

An elderly couple who have been married 25 years say they were tricked into committing a crime by FBI agents who are targeting the Hannahville Indian Community in Michigan. Edna Keezer, 60, and Reed Keezer, 55, say they aren't drug...

Tim Giago: Wounded Knee from an FBI agent's view

When Joe Trimbach and his son John set about writing the book they would call “American Indian Mafia,” a book as seen through the eyes of the FBI Agent in Charge during the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee, I was...

Death of juvenile reported on Omaha Reservation

The FBI is investigating the death of a juvenile on the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska. The FBI said the juvenile was killed sometime before 2am on Wednesday morning. An 18 year-old was injured and another juvenile is in custody in...

Indian woman wins FBI award for Minnesota work

Suzanne Koepplinger, the executive director of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, has received the FBI Director's Community Leadership Award. The award is given to people who make outstanding contributions toward crime prevention, education and community awareness. Koepplinger was...

Three teen girls found dead on Wyoming reservation

The bodies of three people who were found dead on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming belonged to three teenage girls, ages 13, 14 and 15. The Casper Star-Tribune identified the victims as Winter Rose Thomas, Alexis Gardner and...

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