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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Arizona

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Chilchinbeto Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Assault with Firearm

     PHOENIX, Ariz. – This week, Jerracy Gilmore, of Chilchinbeto, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dominic W. Lanza to six years of imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release.  Gilmore had previously pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

     On February 26, 2019, Gilmore fired a gun multiple times at an occupied vehicle.  One of the shots he fired struck a victim in the ankle.  The crime occurred outside a residence in Chilchinbeto, Ariz., on the Navajo Nation, and both Gilmore and the victim are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation.

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander Samuels, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

Topic(s): 
Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
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Press Release Number: 
2019-134_Gilmore/CR-19-8050-PCT-DWL
Updated November 27, 2019