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Camp Verde Man Sentenced to 46 Months for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

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

     PHOENIX – On April 19, 2017, Emilio Chato Haddo, 27, of Camp Verde, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Paul G. Rosenblatt to 46 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Haddo had previously pleaded guilty to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.


     On Dec. 10, 2015, Haddo and his co-defendant, both members of the Yavapai-Apache Nation, assaulted the victim, also a member of the Yavapai-Apache Nation, by striking him on the head with the butt of a handgun, causing it to discharge. The victim suffered serious bodily injury. In February 2017, Haddo’s co-defendant was killed in a single car accident.


     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: 2017-036_Haddo


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Updated April 20, 2017

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: CR-16-8012-002-PCT-PGR / 2017-036_Haddo