An MDC inmate is facing new criminal charges after he allegedly tried to attack a corrections officer.
According to a criminal complaint, on Thursday, 34-year-old Emanuel Dominguez came up behind the officer and tried to place him in a chokehold.
The officer took Dominguez to the ground and broke free.
He now faces aggravated battery upon a peace officer.
Dominguez was in jail serving time for aggravated DWI and for allegedly violating conditions of his probation in a domestic violation.