Prison officer recovers after attackJanuary 25th, 2012 at 1:04 pm by Hawa Konte under News
A Luna County Detention Center officer is recovering after he was blindsided with a punch to the face by an inmate.
Authorities say Dakota Choate, 22, faces felony charges of aggravated intent to commit a violent felony upon a peace officer, aggravated battery on a peace officer and assault by a prisoner.
He was originally jailed on larceny charges.
The attack left the guard with injuries to his face and neck.