Office of the United States Attorney, Ann Birmingham Scheel
District of Arizona
June 19, 2012
WHITERIVER MAN SENTENCED TO 9 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ABUSIVE SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A MINOR
PHOENIX, Ariz. – On June 18, 2012, Akeem Ozzy Johnson, 24, of Whiteriver, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James A. Teilborg to 9 years in federal prison. Following his release from prison, Johnson will be placed on lifetime supervised release and will be required to register as a sex offender. Johnson pleaded guilty on March 27, 2012, to abusive sexual contact with a minor.
In Sept. 2008, Johnson became intoxicated at a party on the Ft. Apache Indian Reservation. That night, he sexually abused a young child, who was sleeping on the couch at the party.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution is being handled by Dimitra H. Sampson, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.
CASE NUMBER: CR-10-8178-PCT-JAT
RELEASE NUMBER: 2012-153(Johnson)
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