Former Brunswick CBP officer enters guilty plea to assaulting fellow employee

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. (WSAV) – The U.S. Justice Department announced Roberto Baptiste, 37, of Brunswick, pled guilty to a charge of Assault on a Federal Officer or Employee.

As described in a plea agreement, Baptiste admitted that in November of 2018, at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers near Brunswick, he “forcibly assaulted, intimidated, and interfered with” a fellow Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employee.

The charge carries a statutory penalty of up to eight years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release and financial penalties of up to $250,000. 

A sentencing date has not yet been set.

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