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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Worley Man Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Man With A Dangerous Weapon

COEUR D’ALENE – Andrew Hunter Peone, 25, of Worley, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault with a dangerous weapon, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Peone was indicted on January 22, 2014.

According to the plea agreement, Peone admitted that on August 22, 2013, he assaulted a man with a knife. Peone cut the man several times, resulting in lacerations to the victim’s arm and hands.

Sentencing is set is set for July 21, 2014, before U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge at the federal courthouse in Coeur d’Alene.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Coeur d’Alene Tribal Police.

The case was prosecuted as part of Idaho’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Program, which seeks to reduce violence in Idaho.