An inmate who threw excrement and urine at a prison guard was sentenced to 30 months in prison.
Levi Washington Farrier, 29, spilled a bottle full of human waste on the prison guard’s head after being told he was not allowed out.
Sheffield Crown Court learned the officer was on duty at the time, supervising prisoners as they left their cells to head to the exercise yard.
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But when the officer told Farrier he couldn’t go to the yard due to a previous rule violation, he spilled the vile contents of the bottle on the officer’s head, which he then filled. the bottle of liquid and threw it in the officers’ faces.
Farrier, who was already serving a sentence at HMP Doncaster at the time, admitted to administering a noxious substance and was sentenced on October 4.
He also admitted three counts of criminal damage from December 2020 and was sentenced to a total of 30 months in prison.
Detective Sergeant Paul Hiscock, of the South Yorkshire Police Prison Crime Unit, said: “It was a disgusting incident, which saw a prison officer assaulted while she was doing her homework. job.
“I am happy that the sentence handed down by the court reflects the gravity of the offense and illustrates that this kind of despicable behavior will not be tolerated.”
John Hewitson, Director of Serco Prison at HMP Doncaster, said: âWe do not tolerate this kind of revolting behavior. This is totally unacceptable and we have worked closely with the South Yorkshire Police to support their prosecution.
“We will always do our utmost to support our officers, who fulfill a difficult role in dealing with prisoners.”
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