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Camp Verde Man Sentenced to 38 Months for Two Domestic Violence Offenses

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

     PHOENIX – Yesterday, Michael Randolph Garcia, 26, of Camp Verde, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to concurrent terms of 38 months and 33 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release. On March 22, 2017, Garcia had previously pleaded guilty to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of assault by strangling or suffocating, arising out of two separate cases.


     On or about July 5, 2013, Garcia, a member of the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians, assaulted a victim with a golf club. As a result, the victim, a member of the Yavapai-Apache Nation, suffered bodily injury.


     On or between Feb. 7 and Feb. 8, 2016, Garcia assaulted a different victim, also a member of the Yavapai-Apache Nation, in front of a young child.


     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.



RELEASE NUMBER: 2017-057_Garcia


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Updated June 27, 2017

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: CR-16-8058-PCT-DJH; CR-16-8196-PCT-DJH / 2017-057_Garcia