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District of Arizona

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 23, 2021

Round Rock Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Sexual Abuse of Children

PHOENIX, Ariz. – On Wednesday, Robert Jim, 59, of Round Rock, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to life in prison, plus ten years. Jim, a registered sex offender, was previously found guilty by a jury of aggravated sexual abuse of two children.

The sexual abuse took place on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation, where Jim and the victims are tribal members.    

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Navajo Nation Department of Criminal Investigation conducted the investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Tracy Van Buskirk and Kiyoko Patterson, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-18-8225-PCT-DGC
RELEASE NUMBER:    2021-044_Jim

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Topic(s): 
Indian Country Law and Justice
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Press Release Number: 
2021-044_Jim
Updated July 23, 2021