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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 18, 2013

Man Charged With Assaulting A Federal Officer

Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, announced that a grand jury returned a one-count indictment charging Dominic A. Times, age 29, with assault on a federal officer.

The indictment alleges that Times assaulted a correctional officer at the Elkton, Ohio, Federal Correctional Institution on January, 13, 2013.

If convicted, the defendant’s sentence will be determined by the Court after review of factors unique to this case, including the defendant’s prior criminal record, if any, the defendant’s role in the offense and the characteristics of the violation.  In all cases, the sentence will not exceed the statutory maximum and in most cases it will be less than the maximum.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lauren Bell, following an investigation by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

An indictment is only a charge and is not evidence of guilt.  A defendant is entitled to a fair trial in which it will be the government's burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Updated March 12, 2015