Stabbing victim gets prison time on drug charge

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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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