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District of Arizona

Friday, April 11, 2014

Whiteriver Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Domestic Violence Assault

PHOENIX– On April 8, 2014, Ronald Josh Lupe, 27, of Whiteriver, Ariz. was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Paul G. Rosenblatt to 14 years imprisonment. Lupe pleaded guilty on Dec. 9, 2013 to two counts of assault resulting in serious bodily injury

During Lupe’s approximately two year relationship with his girlfriend, he physically abused her on multiple occasions.  The victim was hospitalized a number of times as a result of Lupe’s abuse, resulting in her sustaining serious bodily injury.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The prosecution was handled by Dimitra H. Sampson, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

CASE NUMBER:           CR-2013-08026-PCT-PGR           
RELEASE NUMBER:   2013-023_Lupe

For more information on the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/az/

Updated January 7, 2015