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McNary Man Sentenced to 180 Months for Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child

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

PHOENIX, Ariz. – On November 7, 2022, Keenan Sherman Johnson, 26, of McNary, Arizona, was sentenced by United States District Judge Steven P. Logan to 180 months in prison, followed by lifetime supervised release. Johnson, an enrolled member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe, previously pleaded guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child.

In October 2018, the victim disclosed to her school counselor that Johnson had repeatedly sexually abused her several years before. When interviewed, Johnson admitted committing some of the acts, and apologized.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer E. LaGrange, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-21-08128-PCT-SPL
RELEASE NUMBER:    2022-214_Johnson

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Updated November 21, 2022

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Press Release Number: 2022-214_Johnson