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Indicted Blackfeet Nation leader schedules press conference

Montana Sen. Shannon Augare (D). Photo Montana Legislature

A council member for the Blackfeet Nation of Montana who pleaded guilty in tribal court will hold a press conference tomorrow.

Shannon Augare, who also serves as a state senator, admitted to charges of threatening a public official, DUI and reckless driving. He was given a 37-day suspended sentence and ordered to pay a $1,150 fine.

Augare has been indicted in federal court on similar charges. He allegedly drove away from a county sheriff who was responding to a report of erratic driving.

Tomorrow's press conference will take place on the reservation.

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