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.