Posted on: February 9, 2023, 10:32h.
Final up to date on: February 9, 2023, 10:37h.
Nathan Chasing Horse is accused in new sex-related instances in Nevada and Canada on high of eight present prices. The “Dances with Wolves” film star and cult chief allegedly abused Indigenous women and girls.
The latest prices towards Chasing Horse, 46, of North Las Vegas, are two federal counts of sexual exploitation of kids and one depend of possession of kid pornography, KTNV, a Las Vegas TV station, reported. He allegedly videotaped intercourse assaults.
The costs had been revealed in a federal felony grievance filed on Wednesday in Nevada U.S. District Court docket.
The counts are a part of mounting allegations he assaulted or exploited a number of indigenous women and girls over a interval of about 20 years.
Canadian authorities in British Columbia issued a warrant final week towards Chasing Home for sexual assault, KLAS, one other native TV station, stated. The sufferer claims he assaulted her in 2018 in Keremeos, a small city close to the Washington State border, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police stated.
Extra Canadian prices are potential, with the Calgary Herald reporting this week that two or extra potential victims are from Alberta’s Tsuut’ina Nation.
On January 31, Chasing Horse was arrested on eight Nevada prices. These embody 4 counts of intercourse trafficking of an grownup, in addition to intercourse assault towards a toddler, intercourse assault, youngster abuse or neglect, and possession of pornography depicting a sufferer below the age of 16.
As of this week, it seems there are not less than six victims in Nevada. One was 13 and one other 15.
Throughout a North Las Vegas courtroom look on Wednesday, magistrate Craig Newman set Chasing Horse’s bail for the Nevada instances at $300K.
Clark County Chief Deputy District Lawyer William Rowles argued for the quantity to be $2M. He claimed the previous actor is “grooming younger youngsters” to take the place of different females as they “develop up,” the Related Press reported. He at present has 5 wives, the AP stated.
Chasing Horse’s legal professional wished bail to be set at $50K.
After Newman set bail, pals and family of Chasing Horse seated within the courtroom cheered with the prospect he might be launched from custody, the AP stated.
Stays in Jail
Chasing Horse didn’t publish bond and stays in custody on the state prices on the Clark County Detention Middle as of early Thursday.
Up to now, Chasing Horse hasn’t entered a plea. A preliminary listening to within the state case is scheduled for February 22.
If he makes bond, he could also be positioned in custody on the federal prices, the AP stated.
If Chasing Horse is finally launched, Newman ordered that he should dwell with a relative, put on an digital monitor, can’t have contact with minors or any of the alleged victims, KVVU, one other native TV station, stated.
Chasing Horse achieved nationwide fame from Kevin Costner’s 1990 Oscar-winning western movie, “Dances with Wolves.” He portrayed a personality known as “Smiles A Lot.”
In actual life, members of the cult, The Circle, believed Chasing Horse was a “drugs man” and had religious powers, in keeping with an arrest warrant. At one time, the cult had some 300 members.