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Case Number: 1:19-cr-00141-JCH Al
Judge: Judith C. Herrera
Court: United States District Court for the District of New Mexico (Bernalillo County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office
Description: Albuquerque, NM - Involuntary manslaughter criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Allan Lewis, 26, of Torreon, New Mexico, who was with involuntary manslaughter, assault resulting in serious bodily injury of a minor, and assault resulting in serious bodily injury in Indian Country.
According to his plea agreement, Lewis admitted to driving his vehicle on April 17, 2018, while under the influence of alcohol and causing a vehicle crash. After purchasing alcohol from a gas station in Cuba, New Mexico, Lewis alcohol level was at .147, which is over the legal limit. While driving on Route 9 on the Navajo Nation, Lewis fell asleep behind the wheel, drove on the wrong side of the road and crashed into a family of five. The crash caused the deaths of three victims and serious bodily injuries to two other victims who were hospitalized following the incident. Four of the victims were enrolled members of the Navajo Nation.
Upon his release from prison, Lewis will be subject to three years of supervised release.
The FBI investigated this case with assistance from the New Mexico State Police and the Navajo Nation Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicholas Marshall prosecuted the case.
18:1153 and 1112: Involuntary Manslaughter;
18:1153, 113(a)(6) and 3559(f)(3): Assault of a Minor Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury;
18:1153 and 113(a)(6) and 3559(f)(3): Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.
Outcome: SENTENCE IMPOSED: CBOP: 96 months as to Counts 1, 2 and 3 150 months as to Count 4 and 120 months as to Count 5 to run concurrently for a total of 150 months with 3 years supervised release as to each count to run concurrently and special conditions; SPA: $500.00; RESTITUTION: $131,070.84 to the NM Human Services Department; $3,305.52 to the NM Crime Victim Reparation Commission; Deft held in custody