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Parker Woman Sentenced to Prison for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

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

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Kae Leen Nopah, 35, of Parker, Arizona, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Dominic W. Lanza to 33 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Nopah previously pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon.

On June 6, 2020, Nopah assaulted the victim in the victim’s home using a knife. Nopah slashed both of the victim’s hands with the knife causing the victim to suffer significant bodily injuries. Nopah and the victim are enrolled members of the Colorado River Indian Tribes (“CRIT”). This assault occurred on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.    

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-21-00318-PHX-DWL
RELEASE NUMBER:    2022-012_Nopah

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Updated February 16, 2022

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 2022-012_Nopah