☷Federal Inmate Sentenced to Serve More Than Six Additional Years for Assault on Prison Guard
Federal Bureau of Investigation ( By Press Release office)
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Federal Inmate Sentenced to Serve More Than Six Additional Years for Assault on Prison Guard OKLAHOMA CITY – Yesterday , ZACHARY GAGE PEBLEY , 24 , of El Reno , Oklahoma , was sentenced to serve more than six years in federal prison for assaulting an officer of the Federal Bureau of Prisons , announced United States Attorney Robert J . Troester . On February 18 , 2021 , a federal grand jury sitting in the Western District of Oklahoma returned a one - count Indictment against Pebley . It charged him with assault on a federal officer causing bodily injury , for conduct in November 2020 at the Federal Correctional Institution at El Reno . On July 12 , 2021 , Pebley pleaded guilty to the Indictment . Yesterday , U . S . District Court Judge Stephen Friot sentenced Pebley to serve 77 months in federal prison . This sentence is to run after he finishes his current federal sentence of 144 months for armed bank robbery from the Eastern District of Oklahoma . In support of his sentence , Judge Friot cited the nature and circumstances of the offense , as well as Pebley’s criminal history . Judge Friot also ordered Pebley to serve three years of supervised release upon release from federal prison . This case arises from an investigation by Special Investigative Services at the Federal Correctional Institution - El Reno and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Oklahoma City Field Office . Assistant U . S . Attorney Ashley Altshuler prosecuted this case .
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