When deputies arrived, they spoke to the victim, who confirmed her son threatened to stab her with the knife and burn the home down. They arrested the defendant without incident.  

The Washington County District Attorney’s Office (DA) acknowledged the quick thinking of the Elder Safe program specialist and responding deputies for aiding the victim in this case. A special thanks also to the victim for her participation in this challenging process. 

In addition to his jail sentence, Judge Erwin ordered the defendant not to contact his mother or the witness during his three year probationary period and participate in appropriate treatment programs.