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Man Sentenced for Assault with Intent to Commit Another Felony

U.S. Attorney’s Office August 10, 2012
  • Southern District of California (619) 557-5610

United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy announced that today Brandon McKinney, a former Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) correctional officer, was sentenced to serve 10 months in federal prison by United States District Judge Janis L. Sammartino. McKinney pled guilty on May 22, 2012, to assault within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, with the intent to commit another felony, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 113(a)(2). Judge Sammartino also ordered McKinney to serve three years of supervised release following the completion of his prison term.

According to court documents and admissions during today’s hearing, McKinney admitted that on July 20, 2010, while on duty, he assaulted a female inmate at the MCC by engaging in a sexual act with her. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice-Office of Inspector General.

Defendant  in Case Number 11cr1020JLS
Brandon McKinney

Summary of Charges
Title 18, United States Code, Section 113(a)(2)—assault with intent to commit another felony

Agencies
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Department of Justice-Office of Inspector General

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