28-year-old El Paso man sentenced for assaulting child on Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo reservation


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A 28-year-old El Paso man was sentenced to 40 months in prison for assaulting a child on the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo reservation.

In addition to the prison term, Senior U.S. District Judge David Briones ordered that Roberto Martinez be placed on supervised release for a period of three years after completing his prison term.

According to the Department of Justice, on Jan. 7, Martinez pleaded guilty to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm in Indian Country.

According to court records, on Nov. 1, 2019, Martinez threatened the victim with a knife while inside the victim’s home. Homeland Security Investigations and the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Tribal Police Department investigated this case.

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