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Friday, October 14, 2022

Tucson Man Sentenced to 87 Months for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child

TUCSON, Ariz. – On October 6, 2022, Norris Jose, 40, of Tucson, Arizona, was sentenced by United States District Judge Jennifer G. Zipps to 87 months in prison followed by a lifetime term of supervised release. Jose previously pleaded guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child. 

Between May 24 and May 29, 2019, Jose, an enrolled member of the Tohono O’odham Nation and a registered sex offender, engaged in sexual contact with the victim, who was 8 years old at the time. The offense occurred on the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation in the village of Topawa.

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


CASE NUMBER:           CR-21-0881-TUC-JGZ
RELEASE NUMBER:    2022-179_Jose


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Updated October 14, 2022