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Sells Man Sentenced to 107 Months for Assault and Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

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

TUCSON, Ariz. – Alan Flores, 53, of Sells, Arizona, was sentenced on Monday by United States District Judge John C. Hinderaker to 107 months in prison, followed by a lifetime term of supervised release. Flores pleaded guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury to a Child Under the Age of 16 Years and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

On September 17, 2021, Flores, an enrolled member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, assaulted a 12-year-old juvenile by stabbing the juvenile in the face with a knife. Flores, who is a convicted sex offender, also failed to abide by his registration requirements and was not living at the address listed on his sex offender registration documents. These offenses occurred on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Tohono O’odham Police Department conducted the investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Frances M. Kreamer Hope, District of Arizona, Tucson, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:           CR 22-1321-TUC-JCH
RELEASE NUMBER:    2023-151_Flores

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Public Affairs
Zach J. Stoebe
Telephone:  (602) 514-7413

Updated October 6, 2023

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
Press Release Number: 2023-151_Flores