ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison in New Mexico for assaulting a federal law enforcement officer.
Prosecutors say 26-year-old Jordan Roybal was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Albuquerque.
Roybal was arrested last March on a criminal complaint charging him with assaulting a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer in November 2016 in Santa Fe County.
Prosecutors say Roybal resisted arrest, challenged the officer to a fight and bit him on the wrist.
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Roybal allegedly lied about his identity and cursed, elbowed and verbally threatened the officer.
He pleaded guilty to one count of an indictment last July.