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Man Sentenced to Prison for Assault with Truck

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 14, 2009
  • District of Arizona (602) 514-7500

PHOENIX—Brian Lomax Begaye, 39, of Pinon, Arizona, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Paul G. Rosenblatt  to 51 months in federal prison. Begaye  pleaded guilty on August 12, 2009, to one count of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

On March 1, 2009, Begaye assaulted another Indian adult male by running him over with a pick-up truck.  Begaye first hit the male in the chest and then ran over the victim’s legs. The victim lost consciousness, suffered a collapsed lung and sustained injuries to his legs as a result of being hit by the truck.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution was handled by Brian E. Kasprzyk, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.