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Parker Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

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

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Gabriel Isaac Leivas, 23, of Parker, Arizona, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes to 33 months in prison, followed by a term of lifetime supervised release. Leivas previously pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a minor.


On March 30, 2019, Leivas sexually abused the minor victim in her home on the Colorado River Indian Tribes (“CRIT”) Indian Reservation. Both Leivas and the victim are members of the CRIT Tribe.         


The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the CRIT PD conducted the investigation in this case. Christina J. Reid-Moore, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.


CASE NUMBER:            CR-19-01196-PHX-DLR

RELEASE NUMBER:    2022-017_Leivas


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Updated February 23, 2022

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 2022-017_Leivas