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Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 6 Months for Assault

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

ALBUQUERQUE – Alexander M.M. Uballez, United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Albuquerque Field Office, announced that Vance Andres Raymond was sentenced to 6 months. Raymond, 27, of Albuquerque, and an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, pled guilty in federal court on Aug. 17, 2021, to one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury in Indian Country.

According to court records, on April 10, 2018, assaulted Jane Doe by grabbing her arm, resulting in serious injury.        

Upon his release from prison, Raymond will be subject to 3 years of supervised release.

The Farmington Resident Agency of the FBI Albuquerque Field Office investigated this case with assistance from the Navajo Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Fred J. Federici is prosecuting the case.

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Updated October 5, 2023

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 23-241