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Kirtland Man Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Federal Child Sex Abuse Conviction

U.S. Attorney’s Office March 11, 2013
  • District of New Mexico (505) 346-7274

ALBUQUERQUE—Wilson Harry, Jr., 55, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Kirtland, New Mexico, was sentenced this afternoon to 63 months in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for his abusive sexual contact conviction. Harry will be required to register as a sex offender after he completes his prison sentence.

Harry pled guilty on August 6, 2012 to sexually assaulting a Navajo child under the age of 16 by touching the child’s genitals during the summer of 2009. The sexual assault occurred in Shiprock, New Mexico, which is within the Navajo Indian Reservation.

Harry has been in federal custody since his arrest on January 9, 2012.

The case was investigated by the Farmington Resident Agency of the FBI and the Shiprock Division of the Navajo Nation Department of Public Safety and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jacob A. Wishard.