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Inmate Sentenced To 51 Months In Prison For Aggravated Assault

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

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Judge Malachy E. Mannion sentenced Louis Borrero, age 39, an inmate at United States Penitentiary, Canaan, in Waymart, Pennsylvania, to 51 months in prison for assault on another inmate. 

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Borrero assaulted the inmate by slashing his face with a razor blade on July 16, 2021, at USP Canaan.  The victim’s injuries required nine sutures.  At the time of the assault, Borrero was serving a 324-month sentence for drug trafficking, robbery, and firearms violations.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Prisons Special Investigation Section (SIS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Assistant U.S. Attorney Sean A. Camoni prosecuted the case.       

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Updated May 1, 2023