Arizona Man Sentenced for Stealing $4.75 Million in Oil Investment Scam

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that 41-year-old Robert Aguayo was sentenced to five years in the Department of Corrections for stealing approximately $4.75 million in an oil investment scam.

Civil Rights Division Settles with Tucson Apartment Complex Over Sex and Familial Status Claims

Tucson, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Wednesday that the Arizona Attorney General's Office Civil Rights Division (“Civil Rights Division”) has settled a case against TBM Equities, LLC d/b/a Sahara Apartments (“Sahara Apartments”). Sahara Apartments operates an apartment complex exclusively for students near the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Tonalea Man Sentenced to Prison for Assault on Family Member

Phoenix, Arizona - Monday, Shane Tyreke Mann, 21, of Tonalea, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susan M. Brnovich to 33 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release.  Mann had previously pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

Man Sentenced to Prison for Casino Robbery

Phoenix, Arizona - Monday, Ryan Pearson, 32, of Payson, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susan M. Brnovich to five years in prison followed by three years of supervised release.  Pearson had previously pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.

Kayenta Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

Phoenix, Arizona - Monday, Kelsey Dale Benally, 27, of Kayenta, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi to 63 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release.  Benally had previously pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon.  Benally was also sentenced to five months in prison for violating a term of supervised release imposed for a prior criminal conviction in 2017.