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Peach Springs Man Sentenced to Prison for Assault

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

     PHOENIX  – On Oct. 30, 2017, Edward Susanyatame, 39, of Peach Springs, Ariz., and a member of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to 54 months’ imprisonment, followed by a term of three years of supervised release.  Susanyatame had previously pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon.


     On May 2, 2015, Susanyatame assaulted two victims with a deadly weapon, causing them to sustain serious bodily injury.  The victims are also members of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, and the assault occurred within the Hualapai Indian Reservation.       


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


CASE NUMBER:           CR-2016-8061-PCT-DGC

RELEASE NUMBER:    2017-108_Susanyatame


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Updated October 31, 2017

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: CR-2016-8061-PCT-DGC / 2017-108_Susanyatame