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/