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Published September 30, 2011, 09:25 AM

ND man plans to plead guilty to assaulting officer

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Fort Yates man says he will plead guilty in federal court to striking a police officer.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Fort Yates man says he will plead guilty in federal court to striking a police officer.

Floyd Montclair is charged with assaulting and resisting a federal officer. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in prison.

Authorities say the 22-year-old Montclair struck the officer numerous times before he was eventually subdued with a Taser. The incident happened Aug. 6.

A plea hearing has not been scheduled.

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