Assault Related: Assault by a Prisoner

Assault by a Prisoner: Assault Related Offenses

Assault by a Prisoner - Assault Related Offenses - Attorneys

Legal Definition:

An assault, when committed by a person in the custody of a peace officer, or detained in jail, prison or a juvenile detention center.

Assault by a Prisoner

Utah Code §76-5-102.5


3rd degree felony.


A prisoner is guilty of 3rd degree felony assault by a prisoner when they commit an assault, intending to cause bodily injury.


3rd degree felony: A fine not to exceed $5,000, plus a 90% surcharge.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-301(a)(b), Utah Code Ann. §51-9-401)


The court may order the accused to pay restitution if convicted of this crime.
(Utah Code Ann. §77-38a-301)


3rd degree felony: A term of imprisonment not to exceed 5 years.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-203(3))

DNA Specimen Analysis

A defendant convicted of a 2nd or 3rd degree felony assault by a prisoner must provide a DNA specimen.
(Utah Code Ann. §53-10-403(2))


May not posses, use or have control of a firearm or ammunition for life.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-10-503, 18 U.S.C. §922(g)(9))

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