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Friday, January 28, 2022

Church Rock man sentenced to six years in prison for sexually abusing a child

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Manison Largo, 42, of Church Rock, New Mexico, and an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced in federal court today to six years and six months in prison for abusive sexual contact with a child. Largo pleaded guilty on Oct. 19, 2021.

According to his plea and other court records, on multiple occasions between August 2017 and March 2018, Largo sexually abused the victim, who also is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation. During the course of the abuse, which occurred at Largo’s residence in Church Rock on the Navajo Nation, the victim had not attained the age of 12. The victim was able to borrow a phone and called 911 to report the abuse.

Upon his release from prison, Largo will be subject to five years of supervised release and must register as a sex offender.

The Gallup Resident Agency of the FBI Albuquerque Field Office investigated this case with assistance from the Navajo Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander F. Flores prosecuted the case.

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
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Updated January 28, 2022