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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Arizona

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 19, 2013

Camp Verde Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Violent Assault

PHOENIX, Ariz. – On July 17, 2013, Rosalio Perez Gutierrez, Jr., 26, of Camp Verde, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James A. Teilborg to 15 years imprisonment. 

Gutierrez pleaded guilty on May 6, 2013 to the charge of Kidnapping, which involved an assault that occurred on March 26, 2012.  After becoming angry during a domestic dispute, Gutierrez chased after another man who was walking down the street and wrestled him to the ground.  While the victim was on the ground, Gutierrez held him down, pulled out a knife and began stabbing him multiple times in the head and arms.  The victim sustained serious and life threatening injuries as a result of the assault.  The kidnapping and related attack occurred on the Yavapai Apache Indian Reservation.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Yavapai Apache Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Dimitra H. Sampson, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-12-8190-PCT-JAT   
RELEASE NUMBER:     2013-055­_Gutierrez

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Updated January 7, 2015