ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who pleading guilty to stabbing his mother with a steak knife and stealing her prescribed Percocet has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office said in a news release Friday that 32-year-old Paul Tond of Brooklyn had pleaded guilty to first-degree assault.
Prosecutors say on April 16, 2015, Tond punched and stabbed his mother with a steak knife in her home to get Percocet from her. Authorities say the woman had been sleeping with the medication under her clothing so Tond wouldn't try to steal it.
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