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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Kamiah Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding a FBI Agent

COEUR D'ALENE - Pennie Sue Moffett, 41, of Kamiah, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to assaulting, resisting, and impeding an officer of the United States, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.  Moffett was indicted by a federal grand jury in Coeur d'Alene on May 20, 2014.

According to the plea agreement, on March 27, 2014, Moffett obstructed, impeded, and assaulted an FBI Agent who was engaged in his official duties by resisting arrest and kicking the agent.  The plea agreement states the FBI agent did not suffer bodily injury as a result of Moffett’s conduct.

The charge is punishable by up to eight years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and up to three years of supervised release.

Sentencing is set for July 21, 2015, 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 (FBI) and Nez Perce Tribal Police.

 

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Updated April 28, 2015