PHOENIX, AZ—David Karl Wilson, Jr. 42, of Leupp, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to 220 months in the Bureau of Prisons. Wilson pleaded guilty on August 30, 2011 to aggravated sexual abuse.
The defendant met the adult female victim while both were traveling to Flagstaff from the Navajo reservation. The victim agreed to accept a ride from the defendant back to her home, but on the way back, the defendant drove off the main road and violently sexually assaulted the victim. The victim was injured so severely that she required major surgery.
The investigation in this case was conducted by the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution was handled by Dyanne C. Greer and Melissa Karlen, Assistant U.S. Attorney’s, District of Arizona, Phoenix.