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Poplar man charged with sexually assaulting a child

The 92-year-old man has been charged in federal court
Posted at 5:58 PM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 19:58:45-04

GREAT FALLS — Lloyd Wallace Youpee, 92, has been charged in federal court in Great Falls with sexually assaulting a child.

Court documents state that between February 2018 and December 2018, Youpee caused a child under the age of 12 "to engage in sexual acts."

The documents allege he engaged in "sexual contact" with the child with "an intent to abuse, humiliate, harass, degrade, and arouse and gratify the sexual desire of any person."

Youpee appeared in court on Wednesday, September 25th.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges.

His trial is scheduled for December 2, 2019. Court documents state that Youpee will remain in custody pending further proceedings.

A press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office noted that the charging documents are merely accusations, and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty

Youpee is charged with two felonies:

  • Aggravated sexual abuse
  • Abusive sexual contact