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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 17, 2018

Jury Convicts Inscription House Man for Violent Conspiracy and Carjacking

     PHOENIX – Today, Shaun Hurley, 39, of Inscription House, Ariz., was convicted by a jury on all charges, including conspiracy, carjacking, robbery, and assault with a dangerous weapon.  The jury also found Hurley guilty of three counts of using, brandishing, and discharging a firearm in a crime of violence.  Hurley will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes on Oct. 29, 2018.

     In July of 2017, Hurley participated in a conspiracy to steal a truck from the victim.  Hurley and his co-conspirator, who previously pleaded guilty in the case, assaulted the victim with a shotgun and stole his truck.  All involved are members of the Navajo Nation, and the crimes occurred on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation.

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys William G. Voit and Sharon K. Sexton, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

 

CASE NUMBER:         CR-17-08211-DLR

RELEASE NUMBER:    2018-108_Hurley

 

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PHOENIX – Today, Shaun Hurley, 39, of Inscription House, Ariz., was convicted by a jury on all charges, including conspiracy, carjacking, robbery, and assault with a dangerous weapon.  The jury also found Hurley guilty of three counts of using, brandishing, and discharging a firearm in a crime of violence.  Hurley will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes on Oct. 29, 2018.

 

In July of 2017, Hurley participated in a conspiracy to steal a truck from the victim.  Hurley and his co-conspirator, who previously pleaded guilty in the case, assaulted the victim with a shotgun and stole his truck.  All involved are members of the Navajo Nation, and the crimes occurred on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation.

 

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorneys William G. Voit and Sharon K. Sexton, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

 

CASE NUMBER:            CR-17-08211-DLR

RELEASE NUMBER:    2018-108_Hurley

 

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For more information on the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/az/

Follow the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, on Twitter @USAO_AZ for the latest news.

 

Topic(s): 
Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
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Press Release Number: 
2018-108_Hurley / CR-17-08211-DLR
Updated August 17, 2018