- Associated Press - Saturday, February 8, 2014

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A convicted felon in North Dakota says he will plead guilty for his role in a confrontation with U.S. marshals.

Victor Periera is charged with assaulting a federal officer for the September 2013 incident. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in prison.

Authorities say Periera challenged officers to a fight when they visited the residence of a woman as part of her supervised release. The woman was prohibited with having contact with convicted felons.

Periera allegedly threw a shoe at one of the marshals and then pushed the officer in the chest.

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