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Published February 15, 2011, 04:42 PM

Belcourt, ND, Man Sentenced for Assaulting Federal Officers

A Belcourt, ND, man will spend two years in federal prison for assaulting two officers at the Turtle Mountain Correctional Facility.

A Belcourt, ND, man will spend two years in federal prison for assaulting two officers at the Turtle Mountain Correctional Facility.

36-year-old Richard Bruce Junior was sentenced today on two counts of assault on a federal officer.

He rammed his elbow into a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer's rib cage causing bruised ribs and spit in the face of another officer.

Bruce will also be on supervised release for three years and have to pay restitution.

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