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Dulce Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

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 Albuquerque Field Office, announced today that Steven Williams pled guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon. Williams, 29, of Dulce, and an enrolled member of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, will remain in custody pending sentencing, which has not yet been scheduled.

According to court records, between February 11 and February 14, 2023, Williams repeatedly assaulted Jane Doe, an enrolled member of the Jicarilla Apache Nation, with a knife, injuring her hands, throat, and arms.

At sentencing, Williams faces up to ten years in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release.

The FBI Albuquerque Field Office investigated this case with assistance from the Jicarilla Apache Police Department. Special Assistant United States Attorney Mark A. Probasco is prosecuting the case.

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Updated November 15, 2023

Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 23-266