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Supai Man Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Assaulting Two Federal Officers

PHOENIX, Ariz. – On March 9, Delton Rogers, 33, of Supai, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to two terms of 27 months in federal prison followed by 36 months of supervised release. Rogers will serve the terms concurrently. In December 2019, Rogers pleaded guilty to Assault on a Federal Officer in two different cases. 

On September 27, 2018, Rogers struck a Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer who was attempting to restrain him during an altercation in Supai, Arizona. On April 21, 2019, when Hualapai Police Department officers were attempting to locate Rogers after a domestic disturbance report, he led officers on a high speed vehicle pursuit. While being taken into custody, Rogers aggressively attempted to break free from officers and repeatedly kicked an officer in the legs.    

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (Truxton Canyon Agency) and the Hualapai Police Department investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christina Covault, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:         CR-19-8036-PCT-SPL; CR-19-8155-PCT-SPL
RELEASE NUMBER:    2020-043_Rogers

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