Office of the United States Attorney, Ann Birmingham Scheel
District of Arizona
May 9, 2012
GILA RIVER MAN SENTENCED TO 54 MONTHS FOR ASSAULT RESULTING IN SERIOUS BODILY INJURY
PHOENIX - On May 8, 2012, Gabriel Lee Enos, Jr., 23, of Laveen, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susan R. Bolton to 54 months in federal prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release. On February 27, 2012, Enos entered a guilty plea to assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
According to the plea agreement, on Jan. 1, 2010, Enos was walking past the victim’s residence on the Gila River Indian Community when the two exchanged words. Enos struck the victim in the head, multiple times, using the butt of a shotgun he was carrying. As a result, the victim sustained serious, potentially life threatening, head injuries. The injuries included bleeding on the brain and required a lengthy hospitalization.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Gila River Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Thomas Simon, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.
CASE NUMBER: CR-11-00959-PHX-SRB
RELEASE NUMBER: 2012-115(EnosJr.)
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