PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- An Arizona man charged in a pair of stand-offs involving members of the Bundy family has pleaded guilty to the one in Oregon -- and is expected to do the same in Nevada.
In federal court in Portland, Joseph O'Shaughnessy admitted to conspiring with others to prevent Interior Department employees from working at a national wildlife refuge near Burns, Oregon.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig Gabriel said prosecutors will recommend O'Shaughnessy be sentenced to a year in prison, but it will be served at the same time he's serving his punishment in the Nevada case.
Prosecutors in Nevada have described him as a mid-level organizer of a 2014 confrontation with federal agents at Cliven Bundy's ranch.
O'Shaughnessy told the court Monday he provided security during the Oregon standoff that was led by Ammon Bundy.