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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 20, 2018

Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact on Indian Reservation

A 35-year-old resident of Mount Pleasant, Michigan, was sentenced yesterday to 72 months in prison for Abusive Sexual Contact, announced U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider.   

United States District Judge Thomas L. Ludington also imposed 5 years of supervised release on Wayne Marshall Acuna who pled guilty on April 9, 2018.

The evidence established that in 2016 or 2017, Acuna entered the room of a minor and rubbed the victim’s vagina through the clothing while the victim was sleeping. This all occurred on the Isabella Reservation.

The case was investigated by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Roy Kranz.    

Updated July 20, 2018