Man Gets 40 Years for Stabbing Elderly Relative in McKinney, Stealing Her Electronics

A Dallas man with a long criminal record has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after he attacked an elderly relative with a knife, stole her belongings and then fled in a stolen vehicle.Victor Carl Terry, 37, pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and was sentenced Monday by a judge. He also pleaded guilty to aggravated assault against a public servant for attacking a detention officer and was sentenced to 20 years in prison in that case. The sentences will run concurrently.According to authorities, Terry stabbed an elderly relative eight times June 23, 2018, at the home they shared in McKinney. He then fled with her laptop, phone and tablet.His victim survived the attack, authorities said.When Terry was arrested two days later in Dallas, police found the knife from the attack as well as drugs.While he was in the Collin County jail awaiting trial, Terry punched a detention officer repeatedly in the face and body, fracturing his jaw, authorities said.Terry has previously been convicted of a number of crimes in Collin and Dallas counties, including robbery, burglary, drug possession and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle."Criminals who perpetrate violence against innocent civilians and dedicated public servants pay the price in Collin County" the county's district attorney, Greg Willis, said in a written statement.  Continue reading...

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