Fort Peck Tribal officer allegedly burglarized Law and Justice building

POPLAR — A Fort Peck Tribal officer has indicated he will plead guilty next week to burglarizing the Fort Peck Tribal Law and Justice Building.

Mikkel Shields, 33, is charged in U.S. District Court in Great Falls with four counts of burglary.

As part of a plea agreement, Shields will only plead guilty to a single count.

According to court documents, Shields went into the Poplar facility unlawfully with the intent to commit theft on four occasions in September of 2017.

The documents do not state what items Shields intended to steal or why.