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GREAT FALLS- A former tribal police officer accused of touching a child’s genitals on the Fort Peck Reservation has been sentenced.

According to the Department of Justice, Mychal Thomas Damon pleaded guilty to felony child abuse in February.

A release says prosecution said in court documents that in May of 2018, the victim, a girl under the age of 14, and her mother spent the night at Damon’s house.

During the night, the victim sat with Damon on a recliner, Damon placing his hand inside the girl’s shorts and touching the girl’s genital area.

Damon was sentenced in June to time served of 324 days in custody and two years of supervised release.

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