Skip to main content
Press Release

Whippoorwill Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

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

     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


# # #


For more information on the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, visit

Follow the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, on Twitter @USAO_AZ for the latest news.


Updated October 21, 2018

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 2018-133_Baker / CR-16-08186-PCT-ROS