On Tuesday, Sonnett Alexander Williams, 47, a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roslyn O. Silver to 293 months in prison, followed by a term of lifetime supervised release. Williams pleaded guilty on April 7, 2015 to abusive sexual contact with a minor.
Between Aug. 1, 2010 and Aug. 7, 2011, within the Colorado River Indian Tribes Indian Reservation, Williams sexually abused the victim who was under the age of 12 and also a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Christina J. Reid-Moore, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.