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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Whippoorwill Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

     PHOENIX – This week, Calvert Baker, 36, of Whippoorwill, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roslyn O. Silver to 30 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by 15 years of supervised release.  Baker, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, had previously pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a minor.

     In 2014, when Baker was 31 years old, he engaged in multiple sexual acts with a juvenile female victim.

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Navajo Nation Department of Public Safety.  The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander Samuels, District of Arizona, Phoenix.


CASE NUMBER:            CR-16-08186-PCT-ROS

RELEASE NUMBER:    2018-133_Baker


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Press Release Number: 
2018-133_Baker / CR-16-08186-PCT-ROS
Updated October 21, 2018