Fort Apache Man Sentenced For Sexual Abuse

Jerome Remijo Reano, 21, of Whiteriver, Arizona, a member of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, was sentenced this month by U.S. District Judge Susan R. Bolton to 336 months in federal prison to be followed by lifetime supervised release. Reano had previously pleaded guilty to one count of sexual abuse.

The investigation revealed Reano had sexually abused two minors, and the abuse occurred on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation where the victims were also member/eligible.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the White Mountain Apache Tribal Police Department.