Eastlick Sr. pleads guilty in Rocky Boy embezzlement
April 22, 2014
A fourth defendant accused of fraud and embezzlement at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has pleaded guilty.
James Howard Eastlick Sr.’s son is scheduled to change his plea May 1, and his daughter is asking for more time to consider changing her plea until she knows what her brother has to say.
Eastlick Sr. of Laurel pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Great Falls to a charge of aiding and abetting theft from an Indian tribal government receiving federal funding. Sentencing is set for Aug. 15.
He was accused of conspiring with his daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Mark Leischn...