Office of the United States Attorney, John S. Leonardo
District of Arizona
November 21, 2012
PEACH SPRINGS MAN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR ASSAULT
PHOENIX – On November 20, 2012, Albert Marwin Cook, 39, of Peach Springs, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Martone to 55 months in federal prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Prior to sentencing, Cook, a member of the Hualapai Nation Indian Tribe, pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
According to the plea agreement, Cook assaulted the victim on the Hualapai Reservation by hitting and kicking her multiple times all over her body. Cook also punched and kicked the victim’s brother as he tried to protect the victim. As a result of the assault, the victim sustained serious bodily injuries, some of which required surgery.
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-12-8067-PCT-FJM
RELEASE NUMBER: 2012-223(Cook)
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