NM man gets prison for assault on Navajo Nation
Posted at: 02/14/2013 6:49 PM
By: The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Shiprock man has been sentenced to three years in prison and three years of supervised release for an assault conviction.
New Mexico prosecutors say 45-year-old Torvold Kellywood was sentenced Thursday. He has been in federal custody since his arrest on a criminal complaint last May.
He was indicted last June and charged with six offenses from two separate incidents in which he allegedly kicked a woman on the Navajo Nation in December 2011.
Authorities say the victim sustained a four-inch laceration above her eye that required medical attention.
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