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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
District of North Dakota

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Christopher C. Myers
, United States Attorney
Contact: John Trautman

Unsealed Indictment Reveals Four More Defendants Face Federal Charges Related to DAPL Protests

FARGO - US Attorney Christopher C. Myers announced that on February 8, 2017, that an Indictment unsealed by the Court today reveals that the following defendants were Indicted for Civil Disorder and Use of Fire to Commit a Federal Crime arising out of an incident on October 27, 2016:
 
Brennon J. Nastacio a/k/a "Bravo One" – age 36
Brandon Aaron Miller-Castillo – age 22
Dion Ortiz – age 20
 
These defendants currently remain fugitives and their whereabouts are unknown. Law enforcement is requesting the assistance of the public in locating these individuals. Attached are photographs of these fugitives. Co-defendant James White, a/k/a "Angry Bird" was arrested on February 8, 2017 and will appear in Federal Court in Bismarck on or about February 8, 2017.
 
Co-defendant Michael Mateo Markus, previously appeared on these charges on February 3, 2017 and a trial will be scheduled before the Honorable Daniel J. Hovland when the remaining co-defendants appear in court.
 
This case is being investigated by the Morton County Sheriff’s Office, North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorney Gary Delorme is prosecuting the cases.
 
Brennon Nastacio                                 Brandon Miller-Castillo                                     Dion Ortiz
Image of mugshot photos for Brennon Nastacio, Brandon Miller-Castillo, and Dion Ortiz
 
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Field Division: St. Paul Field Division