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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 17, 2014

Nevada Man Sentenced For Assaulting Fort Hall Correction Center Officer

POCATELLO – Clayton Amos Lossing, 54, of McDermitt, Nevada, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 34 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for assault on a federal officer, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Lossing appeared before U.S. District Judge Brian Ted Stewart of the District of Utah. He was indicted by a federal grand jury in Pocatello on July 23, 2013, and pleaded guilty on November 19, 2013.

According to the plea agreement, on May 5, 2013, Lossing was arrested for intoxication by Fort Hall Police and transported to the Fort Hall Correction Center. During the booking process, Lossing kneed an officer in the groin, causing the officer significant pain requiring medical attention.

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