Sunday, December 21, 2008

Pa. man gets prison for beating father over pot - Associated Press

WALNUTPORT, Pa. - A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to prison for severely beating his father after he flushed his marijuana down the toilet.

Twenty-three-year-old Joshua Langley, of Walnutport, will serve at least 4 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated assault.

A Northampton County judge sentenced him to 4 to 8 years in prison Friday.

Langley's defense attorney says his client suffers from mental problems. He has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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