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Phoenix Man Sentenced to Over 22 Years for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

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

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Last week, Maurice Xavier Hollins, 25, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes to 270 months in prison. Hollins previously pleaded guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child. After Hollins finishes serving his term in federal prison, he will be placed on supervised release for the rest of his life.

In early 2020, Hollins sexually abused the victim while staying with the victim’s family on the Navajo Nation. The victim is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Navajo Nation Department of Public Safety conducted the investigation in this case. Jason Crowley, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:            CR 20-08083-DLR
RELEASE NUMBER:    2021- 078_Hollins

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Updated November 3, 2021

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 2021-078_Hollins