Two Men In Great Falls Accused of Drugging and Raping Underage Girl

From Montana Right Now:

The accused are William Allery and James Amato

James Amato is facing charges including sexual assault and promoting prostitution, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal endangerment.

William Allery has been charged with sexual intercourse without consent, promoting prostitution, endangering the welfare of a child, criminal endangerment and tampering with witnesses or informants.

two men arrested in great falls montana for rape, criminal endangerment promoting prostitution and sexual assault.
Cascade County Montana Jail roster

Details Of The Incident

The 15 year old victim reported to Great Falls Police that she met the men and they gave her drugs and offered to help her sell sex.  She goes on to say she was forcibly drugged. They allegedly shot her up with what she thinks was meth and fentanyl.  She was then allegedly raped by multiple men.  The young woman says that she saw many men having sex with many girls that she thought were between the ages of 15 and 20.

The victim said that she was threatened not to tell anyone what was happening.  She feared for her own safety and the safety of her family.

Both Allery and Amato Have Been Arrested And Wait For Arraignment

This is an active investigation.  If you have any information about this, please call 406-727-7688.

 Know The Signs Of Trafficking:

From the Montana Department of Justice:

  • Young person that is very hesitant to engage in conversation. Eyes are always downcast, avoiding eye contact, especially with men. Poor physical state
  • Seems to have trouble responding to what their name is or what location they are in.
  • Wearing clothes that do not fit the climate or the situation such as short shorts or skirts, tank tops, and no jacket in the middle of winter.
  • Lack of control over, money, personal possessions like bags, ID’s, or documents. May also be carrying very few possessions in a plastic bag.
  • May be accompanied by a dominating person, or someone they seem fearful of. That controlling person may also be someone who does not seem to “fit”
  • Young girl or boy hanging around outside a convenience store, truck stop, casino, or other location. May be approaching different vehicles or men they do not seem to know.

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