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Sacaton man Sentenced to Prison for Habitual Domestic Violence

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

     PHOENIX, Ariz. – This week, Lawrence Stanley Coops, 34, of Sacaton, Ariz., a was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to two and a half years in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Coops previously pleaded guilty to Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender. 

     On August 18, 2018, Coops assaulted the victim after having previously been convicted of assault against a spouse or intimate partner. Coops and the victim are both members of the Gila River Indian Community. 

     The investigation was conducted by the Gila River Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Raynette Logan, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

Updated August 20, 2019

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 2019-095_Coops/CR-19-239-PHX-DJH