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June 3, 2015

Worley Women Sentenced for Theft from the Coeur D’Alene Tribe

COEUR D’ALENE—Camille Desautel, 45, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced today to four years of probation for theft from a tribal organization, the Benawah Market, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Desautel to pay $22,665.04 restitution. She pleaded guilty on February 3, 2015.

According to the plea agreement, Desautel admitted that on August 21, 2014, she, along with two others entered the closed market and stole cash and checks totaling approximately $22,650.

Co-defendant, Twilla Marie St. Pierre, 37, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced on April 28, 2015, to five years of probation for theft from a tribal organization. U.S. District Judge William Fremming Nielsen, from the Eastern District of Washington, also ordered St. Pierre to pay restitution in the amount of $2,978.54 to the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, and $19,686.50 to Travelers Claims Hartford.

Co-defendant, Adam Lee SiJohn, 26, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced on March 3, 2015, to six months in prison for theft from a tribal organization. U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered SiJohn to serve three years of supervised release following his release from prison.

The case was investigated by Coeur d’Alene Tribal Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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