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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Federal Inmate at Talladega Indicted for Assaulting Correctional Officer

BIRMINGHAM -- A federal grand jury today indicted an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Talladega for assaulting a correctional officer at the prison in May 2014, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton.

The one-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges that CORNELIUS MOORE, 39, assaulted a correctional officer engaged in official duties, and that the assault involved physical contact.

The charge carries a maximum sentence of eight years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The FBI investigated the case, which Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank M. Salter is prosecuting.

Updated April 30, 2015