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Dennehotso Woman Sentenced to Over 7 Years for Shooting

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

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Jerryctana Woolboy, 31, of Dennehotso, Arizona, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Michael T. Liburdi to 85 months in prison. Woolboy previously pleaded guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury. 

On February 14, 2021, Woolboy discharged a rifle at an occupied vehicle on the Navajo Nation. A passenger in that vehicle was struck by the bullet, causing extensive injuries. Woolboy and the victim are enrolled members of the Navajo Nation. Woolboy will be placed on supervised release upon completion of her federal prison sentence.

The FBI and the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety conducted the investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Crowley, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:            CR 21-08074-MTL
RELEASE NUMBER:    2022- 046_Woolboy

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Updated April 18, 2022

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Press Release Number: 2022-046_Woolboy