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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 19, 2018

Federal Prisoner Gets a Year and a Day More in Prison for Assaulting an Officer

ERIE, Pa. - A federal prisoner at McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Bradford, Pennsylvania has been sentenced in federal court to 12 months and 1 day in jail on his conviction of assaulting a federal officer, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The sentence imposed will be consecutive to the sentence the defendant is presently serving.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence Wednesday on Rogelio Muniz-Valdez, 42.

According to information presented to the court, on March 15, 2017, while incarcerated at FCI-McKean, Muniz-Valdez threw urine at a federal officer who was engaged in her official duties.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended officers of the McKean Federal Correctional Institution for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Muniz-Valdez.

Updated January 25, 2018