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Man sentenced for choking 13-year-old boy
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A man will serve two months in jail for choking a 13-year-old neighbor after the boy allegedly called his children racist names.The man, Dustin McArthur Bonner, 23, entered a guilty plea to the lesser charge of child abuse and was directed by General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to serve 60 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence. He was also instructed to undergo anger management classes and was warned to stay away from the victim. He was originally charged with aggravated child abuse which is a felony.The teen victim told police Bonner choked him and knocked him to the ground.“He said he could not breath and that it hurt very bad,” McMinnville policeman Robert Hammond said in his warrant.