Emergency Curfew Declared on Crow Indian Reservation: Two Dead

Lodge Grass on Crow Indian Reservation

Published August 5, 2017

CROW INDIAN RESERVATION – The Crow Tribe Executive Branch has declared an emergency curfew to the entire Crow Indian Reservaton in Montana, in the community of Lodge Grass.

The curfew declared yesterday began Friday night at 9:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. (local time) remains in effect nightly until further notice by tribal officials. 

The emergency curfew was released by Crow Nation Tribal Chairam Alvin “A.J.” Not Afraid, Jr. at the request of law enforcement.

All vehicles traveling on roadways within the “exterior boundaries” of the Crow Reservation after 9 p.m. are subject to being stopped and all occupants being ordered to present valid identification upon law enforcement request, according to the emergency curfew release.

On Saturday morning, Big Horn County Terry Bullis stated there were two confirmed deaths on the Crow Reservaton. Bullis said autopsies will be performed on Saturday to determine the causes of the deaths.

As with other homicides on Indian Reservations, the FBI is leading the investigation, along with tribal law enforcement.

Editor’s Note: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.





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