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San Carlos Man Sentenced to 17.5 Years for Abusive Sexual Contact With a Minor

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

     PHOENIX – On June 20, 2019, Daniel James Salter, 20, of San Carlos, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susan M. Brnovich to prison for 17.5 years followed by lifetime supervised release. Salter had previously pleaded guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor.   

     On February 24, 2017, Salter, an enrolled member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, sexually assaulted a minor victim, who is also an enrolled member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe.

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the San Carlos Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety. The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Simon, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

Updated June 27, 2019

Indian Country Law and Justice
Project Safe Childhood
Violent Crime
Press Release Number: 2019-082_Salter / CR-18-0821-PHX-SMB