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Fort Hall Man Sentenced For Abusive Sexual Contact Of Minor

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

POCATELLO — Austin Del Broncho-Timbana, 21, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 15 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for abusive sexual contact, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Broncho-Timbana was charged by information on January 17, 2014, and pleaded guilty to the charge on February 27, 2014.

According to the plea agreement, Broncho-Timbana admitted that on January 20, 2013, he had abusive sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl at a residence on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. According to the plea agreement, a relative contacted police after finding the girl partially unclothed in a back bedroom. Broncho-Timbana left the house through the bedroom window. He was later contacted by police at his home.

The case was investigated by the Fort Hall Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Updated December 15, 2014