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Peach Springs Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Arson

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

     PHOENIX – Today, Antwan Raoul Crook, 21, of Peach Springs, Ariz., and a member of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 41 months in prison, followed by a term of five years of supervised release.  Crook had previously pleaded guilty to arson.  

     On March 25, 2017, Crook who was intoxicated became angry with the victim and intentionally set fire to her home.  The fire caused extensive fire and water damage and rendered the home uninhabitable.  The victim is also a member of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, and the arson occurred on the Hualapai Indian Reservation.

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Hualapai Nation Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The prosecution was handled by Christina J. Reid-Moore, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.


CASE NUMBER:            CR-17-08204-PCT-DJH 

RELEASE NUMBER:    2018-085_Crook


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Updated June 18, 2018

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 2018-085_Crook / CR-17-08204-PCT-DJH