Hopi Man Sentenced to 43 Months in Federal Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
PHOENIX – On Feb. 9, 2015, U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake sentenced Devonte Lee Silas, 19, of Hotevilla, Ariz., to 43 months in federal prison. Silas was also sentenced to a life term of supervised release following his release from prison. On Nov. 20, 2014, Silas, a member of the Hopi Tribe, pleaded guilty to one count of sexual abuse of a minor, occurring on the Hopi Reservation.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the BIA-Hopi Agency.
CASE NUMBER: CR-14-8216-NVW (BSB)
RELEASE NUMBER: 2015-012_Silas
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