A Fort Washakie man was recently sentenced in Wyoming Federal Court to almost three years in prison for a violent crime. According to information from the Department of Justice, 20-year-old Caleb Engavo was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl to 33 months in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. Engavo also received three years of supervised release that will begin following his prison sentence and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment.

This case involved a violent assault with steel-toed boots that resulted in serious injuries to the victim. This crime was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Wind River Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Kerry J. Jacobson prosecuted the case.