An Omaha man has been sentenced to three years’ probation after dumping dirt from a front-end loader truck at the feet of Internal Revenue Service officers who were trying to seize his boss’s dump truck.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas D. Thalken sentenced  Walter M. Trizila, age 45, to a three-year term of probation last Thursday, following a misdemeanor conviction for assault, resisting or impeding a federal officer. According to prosecutors, Trizila encountered several IRS officers who were trying to seize a dump truck owned by his employer on Nov. 8, 2012 and became confrontational with them.

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