Bosque Farms man pleads guilty to assault and firearms charges
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Everett Paquin, 59, of Bosque Farms, New Mexico, and an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Isleta, pleaded guilty on Feb. 3 in federal court to assault with a dangerous weapon and being felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Paquin will remain in custody pending sentencing, which has not been scheduled.
A federal grand jury indicted Paquin on April 22, 2021. According to the plea agreement and other court records, Paquin assaulted his then-girlfriend, identified in court records as Jane Doe, at his home on the Pueblo of Isleta. Paquin admitted to pushing, slapping, punching and kicking the victim, as well threatening and injuring her with a utility knife. During the assault, Paquin would not allow the victim to leave and repeatedly threatened her and her family with harm and death. Jane Doe is also an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Isleta.
At the time of the assault, Paquin possessed a loaded shotgun in his home. As a convicted felon, Paquin could not legally possess a firearm or ammunition.
By the terms of the plea agreement, Paquin faces three years and five months in prison.
The Isleta Police Department investigated this case. Assistant United States Attorney Alexander F. Flores is prosecuting the case.
Updated February 4, 2022
Press Release Number: 22-24
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