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Kamiah Woman Sentenced for Resisting and Impeding a FBI Agent

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Idaho

COEUR D'ALENE - Pennie Sue Moffett, 41, of Kamiah, Idaho, was sentenced yesterday to ten months in prison to be followed by three years supervised release for resisting and impeding an officer of the United States, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.  Moffett pleaded guilty on April 28, 2015.

According to the plea agreement, on March 27, 2014, Moffett obstructed, resisted and impeded an FBI agent who was engaged in his official duties by kicking the agent as he assisted in a tribal arrest.  The plea agreement states the FBI agent did not suffer bodily harm during the incident.   

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Nez Perce Tribal Police.


Updated February 4, 2016

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