On March 27, 2013, Curtis Michael Garcia, age 33, of Sells, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins to 16-1/2 years in prison. Following incarceration, Garcia will be on lifetime supervision with sex offender conditions, including registering as a sex offender.
Garcia pleaded guilty on Aug. 31, 2012, to two counts of abusive sexual contact.
Between March 1 and May 30, 2009, Garcia sexually abused two minor females on the Tohono O’odham Nation. Garcia is a member of the Nation.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Tohono O’odham Police Department.