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United States of America v. Ricky Martinez
Case Number: 1:19-cr-00089-JB
Judge: James O. Browning
Court: United States District Court for the District of New Mexico (Bernalillo County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Allison C. Jaros
Defendant's Attorney: Hans Peter Erickson
Albuquerque, NM - MAN FROM CHIMAYO, N.M., PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT RESULTING IN SERIOUS BODILY INJURY IN INDIAN COUNTRY
Ricky Martinez, 27, of Chimayo, N.M., pleaded guilty in federal court on June 13, 2019, to assault resulting in serious bodily injury in Indian Country.
In Martinez’s plea agreement, he admitted committing this offense in Rio Arriba County on September 2, 2017. Martinez assaulted the victim by stabbing him with a knife in the face, neck, chest, and back causing extreme pain. The assault happened within the boundaries of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo. The victim is an Indian. Martinez is not an Indian.
Martinez is currently in custody awaiting sentencing. He faces 41 to 51 months in prison.
The Santa Fe office of the FBI investigated this case with the Ohkay Owingeh Police Department.
Outcome: 06/13/2019 25 CONSENT TO PLEA BEFORE US MAGISTRATE JUDGE by Ricky Martinez (vv) (Entered: 06/13/2019)