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Camp Verde Man Sentenced to 12 Months and One Day for Assault on a Federal Officer

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

     PHOENIX –This week, Kelton Treyvon Prentiss, 23, of Camp Verde, Ariz., was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge David G. Campbell to 12 months and one day in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release.   Prentiss had previously pleaded guilty to assault on a federal officer.

     On March 26, 2018, Prentiss, an enrolled member of the Yavapai-Apache Nation, assaulted a Yavapai-Apache Nation police officer.  As a result of the assault, the officer suffered serious bodily injury.  

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Yavapai-Apache Nation Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Christina Covault, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.


CASE NUMBER:          CR-18-8216-PCT-DGC 

RELEASE NUMBER:    2018-170_Prentiss


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Updated December 19, 2018

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
Press Release Number: 2018-170_Prentiss / CR-18-8216-PCT-DGC