TUCSON, Ariz. – Lucius Jose, 27, of Phoenix, was sentenced here on Monday by U.S. District Judge David C. Bury to 72 months imprisonment. Upon completion of Jose’s imprisonment, he will serve a 60 month period of supervised release. During supervised release, he is ordered to participate in sex offender treatment, reside in a community corrections center, have no contact with minors, abstain from all use of alcohol, and undergo substance abuse treatment. Jose pleaded guilty on September 25, 2008 to Aggravated Sexual Abuse.
In April 2003, Jose agreed to drive the victim, a seven year-old, home. Instead, took her into the desert and sexually abused her. The victim told her mother about the assault in 2006, and a report was made to the Tohono O’odham Police.
The investigation in this case was conducted by Tohono O’odham Police Department, and the FBI. The prosecution was handled by Sandra M. Hansen, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Tucson.
CASE NUMBER: CR-07-00571-TUC-DCB
RELEASE NUMBER: 2009-208(Jose)
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