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December 3, 2013                                                                                                                                                                                          

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COSME LOPEZ
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SACATON MAN SENTENCED TO 37 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

PHOENIX – On Dec. 3, 2013, Lawrence Antonio Jackson, 22, a member of the Gila River Indian Community from Sacaton, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge McKibben to 37 months in prison following a plea of guilty to domestic assault by a habitual offender on Sept. 16, 2013.

            On April 9, 2013, within the Gila River Indian Community, Jackson threw a full can of beer at the side of the victim’s head, causing her to momentarily black out.  He then cut her on the arms with a knife.  Prior to this assault, Jackson had been twice convicted of domestic violence in the Tribal Court.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Gila River Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Raynette Logan, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

CASE NUMBER:           CR-13-00856-PHX-NVW
RELEASE NUMBER:   2013-091_Jackson

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