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Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Corrections Officer at the Federal Transfer Center in Oklahoma City

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

OKLAHOMA CITY – Today, REYES LUIS HOLGUIN, 31, of Phoenix, Arizona, pleaded guilty to assaulting a federal officer, announced U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester.

On November 7, 2023, a federal grand jury charged Holguin with assault on a federal officer or employee involving physical contact. According to public record, in August 2023 Holguin was a temporary inmate at the Federal Transfer Center in Oklahoma City when he assaulted a federal corrections officer.

At a change of plea hearing today, Holguin pleaded guilty to physically assaulting a federal corrections officer, after Holguin had entered the office of a corrections officer without permission.

At sentencing, Holguin faces up to eight years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000.00.

This case is the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Prisons Special Investigative Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Bow Bottomly is prosecuting the case.

Reference is made to public filings for additional information.

Updated February 1, 2024