Fence with barbed wire
Photo by Gelpi on Deposit Photos

Ghost Face Gangster Sentenced for Assault on Federal Corrections Officer


⚖️ The Gist: Cody Todd has been sentenced for assaulting a correctional officer at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta.

🔍 The Details: Cody Todd, 34, of Carrollton, assaulted a Bureau of Prisons correctional officer on January 28, 2021, while in custody as a pretrial detainee at USP-Atlanta.

Todd hit the officer in the face, knocked him to the floor, and continued to strike him, causing significant injuries. At the time, Todd was detained on charges related to racketeering as a member of the Ghost Face Gangsters, involving murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, and robbery.

📊 By The Numbers:

  • Date of assault: January 28, 2021
  • Age of assailant: 34
  • Sentence: Six years and five months, with two years and 11 months served concurrently with his racketeering sentence
  • Conviction date: February 1, 2024

➡️ What’s Next?: Todd will serve his sentence as mandated by U.S. District Judge Victoria M. Calvert. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Federal Bureau of Prisons will continue to investigate and prosecute similar cases to ensure the safety of federal correctional facilities.

🗯️ The Quote: “The FBI has zero tolerance for anyone who uses violence against law enforcement officers,” said Keri Farley, Special Agent in Charge of FBI Atlanta. “We will always hold criminals accountable for their actions and will not hesitate to pursue those who repeatedly violate the law, even behind bars.”

🗨️ Your Take: What measures do you think should be implemented to enhance the safety of correctional officers in federal prisons? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links, meaning we could earn a commission if you make a purchase through these links.

Events Calendar

Georgia Newswire