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SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Daryl Johnson, age 33, formerly of Washington, D.C., was sentenced on October 30, 2018, by United States District Court Judge A. Richard Caputo to 13 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release for assaulting a federal employee.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Johnson, then serving a sentence for armed robbery, kicked a correctional officer in the face during an altercation at the United States Penitentiary at Canaan in September 2016.  The correctional officer suffered minor injuries.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and officers at USP Canaan.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Sean A. Camoni prosecuted the case.