PHOENIX - A northeastern Arizona man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison in a sex case involving a child.
Federal prosecutors say 24-year-old Akeem Ozzy Johnson was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Phoenix.
Authorities say Johnson became intoxicated at a party on the Fort Apache reservation in September 2008 and sexually abused a young child who was sleeping on a couch.
Johnson pleaded guilty in March to abusive sexual contact with a minor.
The Whiteriver resident will be placed on lifetime supervised release and be required to register as a sex offender after serving his prison term.
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