- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Taos Pueblo man is facing up to a 10-year sentence in federal prison after pleading guilty in an assault case.

Prosecutors said Tuesday that 28-year-old Nathan Mondragon reached a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Mondragon was arrested on Sept. 23 on a criminal complaint charging him with assault with a deadly weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

According to the complaint, Mondragon stabbed another tribal member multiple times Sept. 14 on land owned by the Taos Pueblo tribe.

He was arrested the same day by New Mexico State Police and held in tribal custody until his arrest on federal charges.

Mondragon was indicted in October and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

His sentencing date is pending.

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