A member of the San Felipe Pueblo will spend 190 days in jail after pleading guilty to abusive sexual contact, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Robert Chavarillo, 43, of San Felipe Pueblo and an enrolled member of the San Felipe Pueblo, entered the plea Dec. 12, 2022. He will also be subject to five years of supervised release and must register as a sex offender.
According to the plea agreement, Chavarillo engaged in sexual conduct with the victim while she was heavily intoxicated and sleeping. Chavarillo knew that he did not have permission to engage in sexual conduct with the victim at the time. The incidents took place within San Felipe Pueblo.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs investigated this case. Assistant United States Attorney Nicholas J. Marshall and Caitlin Dillon prosecuted the case.