Stabbing victim gets prison time on drug charge
An Indiana man stabbed on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City will serve up to four years in prison on a drug conviction.
The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports Dwight Johnathan Thompson was sentenced last week. The 36-year-old from Indianapolis pleaded guilty to a drug possession charge after authorities found crack cocaine in his pocket following the Jan. 31 machete attack.
Circuit Court Judge Thomas Power gave Thompson a 21-month to 4-year sentence.
Three men have been charged with attacking Thompson as part of an attempt to steal drugs. Two women are accused of helping them.
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