FBI: Tesuque Pueblo Man Sentenced For Abuse

by Reporter / Dec 04, 2018 / 0 comments

FBI: Tesuque Pueblo Man Sentenced For Abuse

LBUQUERQUE ― Agoyo Vigil, 42, an enrolled member and resident of Tesuque Pueblo, was sentenced Nov. 29 in Federal Court in Albuquerque to two years of probation for his conviction on a felony child abuse charge.

Vigil pled guilty Aug. 31 to information charging him with child abuse. In entering the guilty plea, Vigil admitted that Dec. 31, 2015, on the San Ildefonso Pueblo in Santa Fe County, he became involved in a family argument after consuming beer. During this argument, Vigil grabbed and pushed the 13-year-old victim up against a wall with his hand on the victim’s throat.

This case was investigated by the Albuquerque office of the FBI, BIA’s Office of Justice Services and the Tesuque Pueblo Tribal Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Marshall.

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