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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 28, 2013

Tohono O’odham Man Sentenced To 16-1/2 Years For Child Sexual Abuse

TUCSON – On March 27, 2013, Curtis Michael Garcia, 33, of Sells, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins to 16-1/2 years in prison.  Following incarceration, Garcia will be on lifetime supervision with sex offender conditions, including registering as a sex offender.  Garcia, a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, pleaded guilty on Aug. 31, 2012, to two counts of abusive sexual contact

                 Between March 1 and May 30, 2009, Garcia sexually abused two minor females on the Tohono O’odham Nation.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tohono O’odham Police Department. The prosecution is being handled by Nicole Savel, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Tucson.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-11-2323-TUC-RCC 
RELEASE NUMBER:     2013-024_Garcia

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

Updated January 7, 2015