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ND woman pleads guilty in federal court to biting Bureau of Indian Affairs officer on arm


BISMARCK, North Dakota — A North Dakota woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to biting a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer on the arm.

Jessie Grant, of Fort Yates, is charged with assaulting a federal officer. She faces a maximum penalty of eight years in prison.

Authorities say the incident happened last summer on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Sentencing is set for June 22.

A federal public defender could not be reached for comment.

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