LAVEEN MAN SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR STRANGLING GIRLFRIEND
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona
PHOENIX – Today, Colin Lee Juan, 33, of Laveen, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 30 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Juan had previously pleaded guilty to assault by strangulation of an intimate partner.
Juan admitted to strangling the victim, his then-girlfriend, impeding her airflow. The incident occurred on the Gila River Indian Community, and both Juan and the victim are members of that tribe.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Gila River Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Christine Ducat Keller, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.
CASE NUMBER: CR-18-1134-PHX-DJH
RELEASE NUMBER: 2018-106_Juan
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Updated August 14, 2018
Press Release Number: 2018-106_Juan / CR-18-1134-PHX-DJH
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