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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Arizona

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

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

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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Topic(s): 
Indian Country Law and Justice
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Press Release Number: 
2021-078_Hollins
Updated November 3, 2021