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Dorris jailed for threatening his mother
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A man will serve a month behind bars for threatening to kill his mother’s dogs with a ham knife over a $400 check.The son, Timothy Wayne Dorris, 38, entered a guilty plea before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to the amended charge of domestic assault. He was directed to serve 30 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence and must undergo batterer intervention and a mental health exam. He was originally charged with felony assault which could have cost him three to six years in prison.According to sheriff’s deputy Jared Jacobs, the issue that landed him in jail began when Dorris’ mother received a check in the mail for $400.