Inmate admits to assaulting officer, sentenced

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CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Daripsy Sanchez, an inmate at the Secure Female Facility at Federal Correctional Institution Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 15 months for an assault charge, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

Sanchez, 27, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Assault of a Correctional Officer Involving Physical Contact.” Sanchez admitted to assaulting a correctional officer in April 2021.

The 15-month sentence will run consecutively to any other sentence she is serving.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher L. Bauer prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Bureau of Prisons investigated.

U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh presided.

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