PHOENIX – Today, Arlin Hatathlie, 35, of Tuba City, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Paul G. Rosenblatt to 37 months’ imprisonment. Hatathlie had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
On March 26, 2013 and Nov. 18, 2015, on the Navajo Nation, Hatathlie, a member of the Navajo Indian Tribe, assaulted the victim at the time, also a member of the Navajo Indian Tribe, resulting in serious bodily injury.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Navajo Nation Department of Public Safety. The prosecution was handled by Dimitra H. Sampson, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.