Low Mountain man pleads guilty to kidnapping

April 25, 2013

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P HOENIX - On April 22, Brian Douglas Kanuho, 47, of Low Mountain, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to 204 months imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release. Kanuho pleaded guilty on Feb. 27, 2013, to kidnapping.

According to the plea agreement, Kanuho kidnapped the victim at his residence. While the victim was kidnapped, Kanuho assaulted and sexually abused her. As a result of the kidnapping and assault, the victim sustained serious bodily injury.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Chinle Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Man sentenced to 140 months in prison for sexual abuse

PHOENIX - On April 22, Arthur Victor Smith, 20, of Peach Springs, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to 140 months imprisonment, followed by lifetime supervised release.

Smith, a Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation member, pleaded guilty on Feb. 5, 2013, to sexual abuse.

Smith was charged by indictment with one count of aggravated sexual abuse of a minor. According to the plea agreement, the defendant sexually abused a minor female, age 14, and the sexual abuse occurred on the Hualapai Nation Indian Reservation.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Hualapai Nation Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution was handled by Christina J. Reid- Moore, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.


Agreement now allows traffic reports to be posted online

SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. - San Juan County Sheriff's Office has entered into an agreement with iyeTek, LLC to place traffic accident reports online, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

PayPoliceTicket.com is an Internet based application that was developed to help law enforcement agencies and insurance companies manage and access traffic accident reports in a more efficient manner. Through the use of "cutting edge" online document management technology, you are now able to rapidly find and view an accident report immediately after being completed by the officer.

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