A Jamaican national who crossed into Montana from Canada near Eureka and was arrested with others near Whitefish after a 75-mile car chase admitted to an immigration charge in federal court on Monday.
According to acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson, Christopher White, 41, also known as Gregory White, Jahnyi Foster and Raymond White, pleaded guilty to illegal reentry of a deported or removed alien. White faces a maximum 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen L. DeSoto presided. White was detained pending further proceedings. Sentencing was set for Aug. 12 before U.S. District Judge Dana L. Christensen.