Inmate at USP Lee Sentenced for Assault and Possessing a Weapon in Prison

ABINGDON, Va. – An inmate at USP Lee in Jonesville, Virginia was sentenced last week to 100 months in prison for assaulting another inmate and possessing a weapon inside the prison.

Peter Pagan, 28, pleaded guilty in June 2021. According to court documents, In June 2020, Pagan assaulted inmate A.C. with a dangerous weapon, a prison-made knife known as a “shank” with the intent to do bodily harm.

Acting U.S. Attorney Daniel P. Bubar of the Western District of Virginia made the announcement.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. 

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine M. Hummert prosecuted the case for the United States. 

 

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