Youth Care Worker Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for Sexually Abusing Unaccompanied Minors in Southwest Key Facility
PHOENIX - On Jan. 14, 2019, Levian D. Pacheco, 25, of Phoenix, Ariz, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to 19 years' imprisonment, followed by lifetime supervised release. Pacheco was previously convicted by a federal jury of seven counts of abusive sexual contact with a ward and three counts of sexual abuse of a ward. The statutory maximum sentence for sexual abuse of a ward is 15 years in prison and the statutory maximum for abusive sexual contact with a ward is 2 years in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Logan ordered several of Pacheco's counts to run consecutively.
- Date:February 1, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions