Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem, 44, of Phoenix, was found guilty today by a federal jury of one count each of the following five crimes: conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization; conspiracy to transport firearms and ammunition in interstate commerce with the intent to commit murder and aggravated assault; transporting firearms and ammunition in interstate commerce with the intent to commit murder and aggravated assault; making false statements to the FBI; and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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PHOENIX, Ariz. Last week, Royce Allen Young, 38, of Laveen, Ariz. , a member of the Gila River Indian Community, was sentenced by U.
The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is searching for a man who is suspected of robbing four valley banks in five days.
TUCSON, Ariz. Today, Howard James Sawyer, 41, of Iowa City, Iowa, was sentenced by U. S.
FBI officials are warning potential victims of a dramatic rise in the business e-mail compromise scam or “B.E.C.,” a scheme that targets businesses and has resulted in massive financial losses in Phoenix and other cities.
PHOENIX, AZ Cindy H. McCain, through her extraordinary effort to combat human trafficking in Arizona and across the United States, has been selected as the recipient of the FBI Director s Community Leadership Award for 2015.
Yesterday, John Keith Hoover, age 64, of Mohave Valley, Ariz.
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Earlier this week, Mark Benally, Jr.
TUCSON, Ariz. On February 10, 2016, Steven Gabriel North, 33, of Tucson, Ariz. , and a member of the Pascua Yaqui Indian Nation, was sentenced by U.
Yesterday, Ray Manygoats, 26, of Tuba City, Ariz.
Bannon, 31, of Phoenix, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S. District Judge John J. Tuchi to 14 years incarceration, to be followed by a 20 year term of supervised release.
Two men were sentenced today in the District of Arizona for the sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl in Landstuhl, Germany, in October 2013.
Today, Rex Damon Begay, Sr.
Tohono O’odham Man Receives 71-Month Sentence for Aggravated Assaults on the Tohono O’odham Indian Nation
odham Indian Nation, was sentenced by U.
The FBI believes two people, dubbed the Late Night Bandits, were involved in dozens of gas station and convenience store robberies stretching from Queen Creek to Sun City between December 20, 2015 and February 9, 2016.
Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Scottsdale Police Department are releasing new age-enhanced photos of Robert William Fisher, one of the FBIs Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.
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FBI Director James B. Comey has named Michael DeLeon as the special agent in charge of the Phoenix Division. Mr.
TUCSON, Ariz. On March 21, 2016, Cameron Carl Saraficio, 34, of Santa Cruz, Ariz. , a member of the Tohono O odham Indian Nation, was sentenced by Chief U.
On March 1, 2016, Sharon M.
Former Customs and Border Protection Officer Sentenced To Eight Years for Receiving Bribes and Drug Trafficking
Yesterday, Johnny G. Acosta, 38, of Douglas, Ariz. , was sentenced to eight years in prison by U.
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WASHINGTONJohn Charles McCluskey, 49, was sentenced this morning by U.
PHOENIX On Nov. 19, 2014, a federal jury found Roy Red Joey, 64, of Dilkon, Ariz. , a member of the Navajo Nation, guilty of two counts of abusive sexual contact with a child under the age of 12, and two counts of the commission of a sex offense by a registered sex offender.
SAN DIEGO, CARosario Rafael Burboa-Alvarez was indicted by a federal grand jury in Tucson yesterday, becoming the seventh man charged in connection with the murder of U.
PHOENIXGregory Lynn Shrader, 56, of Jay, Okla.
PHOENIX, AZWillard John, 36, of Cibecue, Arizona, was found guilty of Second Degree Murderby a federal jury in Phoenix on July 11, 2014.
WASHINGTONLionel Portillo-Meza, who is charged with the first-degree murder of United States Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, was extradited to the United States from Mexico on June 17, 2014, announced Attorney General Eric Holder and U.
PHOENIXOn June 9, 2014, Roberto Aguilar-Ramirez, 52, of Parker, Arizona, was sentenced by U.
WASHINGTONA commercial real estate developer and mortgage broker was sentenced to serve 121 months in prison today for his role in a $50 million securities fraud scheme.
PHOENIXSean Claude Butierries, 51, of Scottsdale, Ariz.
PHOENIX United States Attorney John S. Leonardo announced today that Assistant United States Attorneys ( ) Dominic Lanza and Raymond K.
Five Juveniles Recovered and 21 Pimps Arrested in Statewide Operation Targeting Commercial Child Sex Trafficking
During the past week, the FBI, along with its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, conducted Operation Cross Country VIII to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States.
Jury Finds Red Valley Man Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter and Use of a Firearm in a Crime of Violence
PHOENIXOn July 9, 2014, Joe Arviso Benally, 51, of Red Valley, Ariz.
East Side Bloods Gang Member Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy, Attempted Murder, and Firearms Charges
WASHINGTONAn East Side Bloods (ESB) gang member from Scottsdale, Arizona, was sentenced late yesterday to serve 30 years in prison for his role in the violent street gang, which operated on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community reservation.
On December 23, 2013, suspect Mario Garnett attempted to rob a bank in Atlanta, Georgia.
PHOENIX On Oct. 6, 2014, Everardo Duarte, 38, of Sonora, Mexico, was sentenced by U. S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to 12 years imprisonment.
PHOENIXOn July 22, 2014, Branden Pete, 28, of Greasewood, Ariz.
Red Valley Man Sentenced to 153 Months for Involuntary Manslaugther and Use of a Firearm in a Crime of Violence
PHOENIX On Sept. 29, 2014, Joe Arviso Benally, 51, of Red Valley, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S. District Judge G.
PHOENIX On Dec. 15, 2014, Pernell Corna Sam, 38, of Chinle, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S. District Judge Douglas L.
PHOENIXOn May 5, 2014, Valance Ray Smith, Sr.
The FBI-Phoenix, Arizona Attorney Generals assistance to identify victims of individuals suspected of engaging in the practice of medicine by a person not licensed.
WASHINGTONAhmad Ibrahim Al-Ahmad made his initial appearance today in federal court in Phoenix, Arizona, on federal terrorism offenses, announced Douglas G.
PHOENIXOn June 9, 2014, Raphael James Kaska, 54, of Peach Springs, Arizona, a member of the Yavapai-Apache Nation, was sentenced by U.
ALBUQUERQUETracy Allen Province, 46, and Casslyn Mae Welch, 47, were sentenced today for participating in a plot to carjack and murder a retired couple from Oklahoma in Aug.
PHOENIX On Sept. 10, 2014, Joel Leon Thomas, Jr. , 24, of El Mirage, Ariz. , was sentenced by Judge David G.
PHOENIX On Dec. 17, 2014, Aaron Keith Drennan, 21, of Parker, Ariz. , was sentenced by Judge Roslyn O. Silver to 57 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
WASHINGTONA commercial real estate developer pleaded guilty to his role in a $50 million securities fraud scheme, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General David A.
TUCSON, AZToday, Angela Julene Ortiz, 58, of Menagers Dam, Ariz.
PHOENIXHaving previously pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury, Jesus Fernando Navarro-Delgado, 20, of Peach Springs, Ariz.
Las Vegas Man Sentenced to 180 Months for Transportation of a Minor with Intent to Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity
TUCSON, AZOn June 2, 2014, Keith Deshawn Anderson, 39, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced by Chief U.
PHOENIX On Dec. 1, 2014, Micah Sobori Moquino, 20, of Scottsdale, Ariz. , a member of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, was sentenced by U.
PHOENIXOn June 9, 2014, John Kweku Eshun, 52, of Ellenwood, Georgia, was sentenced by U.
PHOENIXOn April 28, 2014, David Wayne Old Mouse, 24, of Supai, Arizona, of the Havasupai Indian Reservation, was sentenced by U.
PHOENIXOn July 22, 2014, a federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment against Ross Stetson Tewangoitewa, 67, of Shungopavi Village, Ariz.
PHOENIX On Oct. 7, 2014, Windfield William Yazzie, 33, of Tuba City, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S. District Judge David G.
The FBI and Phoenix Police Department are interested in locating a person of interest who may be involved with the Garda armored car robbery that occurred on Friday, April 25, 2014, around 9:30 a.
WASHINGTONIvan Soto-Barraza, who is charged with the first degree murder of United States Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, was extradited to the United States from Mexico today, announced Attorney General Eric Holder and U.
PHOENIXFollowing a coordinated federal, tribal and state task force investigation into drug trafficking on the Navajo Nation, 20 individuals have been charged with federal drug trafficking crimes.
PHOENIXGregory Lynn Shrader, 55, of Jay, Okla.
Former Employee of a U.S. Construction Company Working in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to Receiving Illegal Kickback
WASHINGTONA former project manager of a U.
Glendale Man Sentenced to 160 Months for Transportation of Minor with Intent to Engage in Prostitution
TUCSON, AZOn June 26, 2014, Marques West, 30, of Glendale, AZ was sentenced by U.
PHOENIXOn May 13, 2015, Alexander Ezekial Gonzales, 26, of Parker, Ariz.
TUCSON, ARGarcia, 40, was sentenced on Feb.
PHOENIX On Feb. 11, 2015, Kevin Grant Lee, 35, formerly of Mesa, was sentenced by U. S. Senior District Judge Roslyn O.
TUCSON, AZToday, Steven Antepara, 21, of New York, N.
TUCSON, AZYesterday, Christopher James Preston, 48, of Tucson, Ariz.
PHOENIX On Nov. 2, 2015, Leland Sam Buckinghorse, 31, a member of the Navajo Nation, of Pinon, Ariz. , was sentenced by U.
TUCSON, AZToday, Tucson resident Vittorio Francesco Castillo-Gonzalez, 27, was sentenced by Chief U.
PHOENIXKen Jermaine Fowler, 30, of Tuba City, Ariz.
$310,000 Reward Offered in Exchange for Information Leading to the Arrest and Conviction of the Individual(s) Responsible for the Derailment of the Sunset Limited Passenger Train
A reward of up to $310,000 is being offered in exchange for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the derailment of the Amtrak passenger train The Sunset Limited.
TUCSON, AZ Today, former U. S. Border Patrol Agent Raimundo Borjas, 41, of Douglas, Ariz. , was sentenced to two years in prison by U.
PHOENIXYesterday, Paxton Jeffrey Anderson, 44, of Montevideo, Minn.
PHOENIXOn June 29, 2015, Vernon Smith, 53, of Phoenix, Ariz.
PHOENIX On Jan. 5, 2015, Logan Keenan Brown, 21, of Chandler, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S. District Judge Diane Humetewa to 40 months in prison, having previously plead guilty to the offense of making a false declaration before a grand jury.
PHOENIX On Oct. 19, 2015, Corbert Goldtooth, 43, of Window Rock, Ariz. and a member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced by U.
Two men were convicted today following a five-day jury trial in the District of Arizona for the sexual assault of a 17-year-old female in Landstuhl, Germany.
PHOENIX On Sept. 14, 2015, Grace Carol Dashee, 44, of Peach Springs, Ariz. , a member of the Hualapai Indian Tribe, was sentenced by U.
Mexican National Sentenced to More Than 43 Years in Prison for Aggravated Assault of U.S. Forest Service Officer
TUCSON, AZ On Oct. 19, 2015, Jesus Eder Moreno-Ornelas, 31, of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, was sentenced by U. S.
TUCSON, AZodham Indian Nation, was sentenced by Chief U.
PHOENIXYesterday, Joseph Troy Williams, 38, of Coolidge, Ariz.
PHOENIXOn March 30, 2015, Emilio Luna, 44, of Sun City, Ariz.
On June 23, 2015, Melvin Palmer was indicted in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, on 40 counts of conspiracy, wire fraud, mail fraud, and aggravated identity theft stemming from a gold investment scheme.
PHOENIXToday, Raul Gutierrez-Cisneros, 43, of Phoenix, Ariz.
For the past six months, Arizona police departments and law enforcement officers have conducted continuing, proactive operations to address commercial sex trafficking in anticipation of the Super Bowl activities Arizona.
TUCSON, AZOn March 17, 2015, Joseph Edward Camargo, 29, of Tucson, Ariz.
PHOENIX On Feb. 9, 2015, Norman George Begay, Jr. , 31, of Shonto, Ariz. , a member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced by U.
WASHINGTONToday, a federal jury in Tucson, Arizona, found Ivan Soto-Barraza, 37, and Jesus Leonel Sanchez-Meza, 27, guilty of first-degree murder and other offenses for the murder of United States Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, announced U.
PHOENIX, AZs assistance in the identification of an unknown bank robber responsible for four Phoenix area bank robberies.
PHOENIX Yesterday, David Peter Calik, Jr. , 55, of Yuma, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S. District Judge David G.
The FBIs assistance in identifying an unknown bank robber who is responsible for eight Phoenix area bank robberies.
PHOENIX On Jan. 28, 2015, Willard John, 36, of Cibecue, Arizona, was sentenced by U. S. Senior District Judge James A.
Former Arizona Army National Guard Sergeant Sentenced to 52 Months in Prison for Participating in Scheme to Protect Purported Drug Traffickers
WASHINGTONA former member of the Arizona Army National Guard was sentenced today to 52 months in prison for his role in a scheme to accept bribes from purported drug traffickers in exchange for using his military position to protect shipments of cocaine during transportation, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R.
PHOENIXToday, Marie Ann Stoltz, 38, of Phoenix, Ariz.
The strength of the FBI is its peopleemployees from different backgrounds, each possessing a myriad of skills working together to ensure the safety of our communities and the nation.
PHOENIXEarlier this week, Elijah Loren Arthur, Sr.
Nigerian Man Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Operating Sophisticated $13 Million Internet Fraud Scheme
Alex Sualim of Toronto, Canada, was sentenced and ordered to pay over $13 million in restitution after previously pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
PHOENIXToday, Sonnett Alexander Williams, 47, a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes, was sentenced by U.
Last Defendant Sentenced in Drug Trafficking and Violent Crime Sweep on and Near the Yavapai-Apache Indian Reservation
PHOENIX On Jan. 5, 2015, almost 20 months following a large drug and violent crime sweep on and near the Yavapai-Apache Indian Reservation, the last of 22 defendants was sentenced in federal district court.
PHOENIX, AZ Kenneth Wayne Becketts, Jr. , 32, of Phoenix, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S. District Judge Susan R.
PHOENIXOn May 18, 2015, Darrell Lee Jenkins, Jr.
TUCSON, AZOn March 25, 2015, Juan Antonio Suazo, 34, of Tucson, Ariz.
FLAGSTAFF, AZViktor Lisnyak, 29, of Staten Island, N.
PHOENIX On Jan. 12, 2015, Lloyd Tito Burnette, Jr. , 33, of Pinetop, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S.
TUCSON, AZToday, Joseph Edward Camargo, 30, of Tucson, Ariz.
On April 27, 2016, Sterling Sonny Yazzie, 41, of Cove, Arizona, a member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced by U.
PHOENIX - Yesterday, Kenneth Parker, of Keams Canyon, Ariz.
Tohono O’odham Man to Serve a Combined Sentence of 39 Months of Imprisonment for Domestic Violence Assault
TUCSON, Ariz. On May 2, 2016, Kyle Wesley Street, 29, of Sells, Ariz. , a member of the Tohono O odham Indian Nation, was sentenced by U.
The FBI and the Navajo Nation are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying several people who may have information regarding the armed robbery of a Chevron gas station in Tuba City, Arizona.
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The FBI Seeks the Public’s Help in Identifying Two Suspected Serial Bank Robbers Dubbed the Incognito Bandits
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On May 9, 2016, David Lee Frater, 63, of Mesa, Ariz.
PHOENIX, Ariz. On May 9, 2016, Douglas Lawrence Bedell, Jr. , 31, of Dilkon, Arizona, a member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced by U.
PHOENIX, Ariz. On May 9, 2016, Dr. Randal Curtis Pruitt, 44, of Salt Lake City, Utah, was sentenced by U.
On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at approximately 1:30 .
The FBI Phoenix Field Office, along with the FBI LA USERT (Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team, aka Dive Team), will be searching in and around a pond in McNary, Arizona (south of Pinetop).
Today, Sharon M. Helman, 45, of Surprise, Ariz. , was sentenced by U. S. District Judge Steven P.
This morning, members of the FBI Phoenix Evidence Response Team (ERT) and the FBI LA Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team (USERT) found an item consistent with what investigators were looking for in connection with the 2006 unsolved murder of 16-year-old Katherine Tortice (<a class="internal-link" href="resolveuid/67a1e346-65fb-4604-bf29-d257a165752a" target="_self" title="">see original press release</a>).
Yesterday, Mitchell Clawson, 30, of Whiteriver, Ariz.
At approximately 11:00pm on Thursday May 26, 2016, the Super Gas station located on the corner of US-160 and SR-264 was robbed at gunpoint by a male wearing a light grey cap with on it, black bandana around his neck, all black clothing, black short cut pants, black and white shoes, carrying a grocery bag and last seen heading west.
On June 20, 2016, Craig Dewalt, 61, of Cave Creek, Ariz.
PHOENIX, Ariz. Yesterday, Kristopher Andrew Jaramillo, 39, of Albuquerque, N. M. , not a member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced by U.
Mahin Khan, 18, of Tucson, was charged with Terrorism, Conspiracy to Commit Terrorism, and Conspiracy to Commit Misconduct Involving Weapons.
Christopher Nigel Benn was sentenced to 25 years’ imprisonment after he had previously pleaded guilty to one count of abusive sexual contact of a minor.
Johnathan Quavehema, 23, of Second Mesa, Arizona, was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to assault with intent to commit murder.
Michael K. Judy, of Smoke Signal, Arizona, was sentenced to 24 years in federal prison for knowingly engaging in a sexual act with a minor.
Rodney Begay, a member of the Navajo Indian Nation, was sentenced to 235 months in prison in connection with sexually abusing three minors on the Navajo Reservation.
The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the Cyclical Bandit, who is believed to have robbed two Arizona banks, almost exactly a year apart.
Monique Pablo-Johnson, 47, of Sells, Arizona, a member of Tohono O’odham Indian Nation, was sentenced to 11 years for involuntary manslaughter.
A federal grand jury in Tucson has returned a 17-count indictment against Peter Cash Doye for his role in a multi-million-dollar real estate fraud scheme.
The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to help identify a man suspected of robbing Chase Bank at 3620 N. Central around 11:20 a.m. on August 18, 2016.
Raymond S. Tsosie, 53, of Burnside, Arizona, a member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced to 19 years for child molestation.
The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is asking for the public’s help in identifying the Goldeneye Bandit in two valley bank robberies in the last week.