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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Peach Springs Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Assaulting Police Officer

PHOENIX – On Jan. 14, 2012, Duane Kenny Parker, 25, of Peach Springs, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to 70 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Parker, a member of the Hualapai Nation Indian Tribe, pleaded guilty on October 15, 2012 to assault with a dangerous weapon. 

According to court records, Parker assaulted a Hualapai Nation police officer by striking the officer with a glass bottle after he responded to a domestic violence call. After the bottle broke, Parker swung the bottle at the officer a second time striking him in the neck area.  As a result of the assault, the victim sustained serious bodily injuries including a concussion. 

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Hualapai Nation Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Christina J. Reid-Moore, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-12-8068-PCT-DGC  
RELEASE NUMBER:     2013-003_Parker

For more information on the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/az/

Updated January 7, 2015