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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 21, 2014

Worley Man Sentenced For Stabbing

COEUR D’ALENE – Andrew Hunter Peone, 25, of Worley, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 33 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for assault with a dangerous weapon, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Peone pleaded guilty on April 29, 2014.

According to the plea agreement, Peone, a Coeur d’Alene tribal member, admitted that on August 22, 2013, he assaulted a man with a knife with the intent to do bodily harm. Peone cut the man several times, resulting in small lacerations to the victim’s arms and hands. The assault occurred on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation.

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