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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Idaho

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Fort Hall Man Sentenced For Assault

POCATELLO – Ivan Dixey, Jr., 43, of Fort Hall, Idaho, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Edward J. Lodge to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for assault resulting in serious bodily injury, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.

According to the plea agreement, on October 9, 2012, Fort Hall Police officers responded to a reported fight at Dixey’s residence on the Shoshone-Bannock Indian Reservation. The victim, her father and others were at the residence making arrangements to move a mobile home from the property. Dixey told the victim and those with her to leave, telling them they were trespassing. A scuffle ensued between Dixey and the victim and her father. Dixey struck the victim multiple times, causing serious bodily injury to the victim’s eye. The victim suffered impairment of her vision.

The case was investigated by the Fort Hall Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.