Woman sentenced, tried to inject child with bleach
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A Boise woman has been sentenced to a treatment program for trying to inject a child with bleach during a methamphetamine-fueled fight with her boyfriend.
The Idaho Statesman reports 39-year-old Barbara G. Stringham will spend a year in a state treatment program before a judge will decide if she should go to prison for up to 10 years or be placed on probation If she is sentenced to prison, she will have to serve three years before she can seek parole.
Boise police arrested Stringham on June 4 for felony injury to a child. She was sentenced last week.
Witnesses said Stringham tried to stab a child with a syringe containing bleach and then tried to cut a man with a knife as he took the child outside.
Information from: Idaho Statesman, http://www.idahostatesman.com