New York (Monitoring Desk) How serious is the crime of throwing 2 glasses of water on someone in anger? You may hear that a person in the United States is expected to be sentenced to 30 years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines for committing this crime. According to India Times, the name of this 64-year-old man is David Sherman Poulson. He had a fight with his elder brother, and that too over food.
In a fit of rage, David Sherman threw 2 glasses of water on his brother, whereupon the brother called the police and had him arrested. The provisions that the police have imposed on David Sherman in this charge, his punishment is 30 years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. If the age of the offender is more than 65 years, he is imprisoned for 3 years. Since David is 64 years old, he could face a possible 30 years in prison if convicted.
According to court records, David Sherman’s older brother saved the famous dish ‘Key Lime Pie’ for breakfast, which David ate. When his brother came to know, a bitter argument started between the two, and David threw water on his brother in anger. David’s brother gave a statement to the police saying that the kind of behavior David has shown today, he could cause physical harm to him, even kill him. It led to convictions that could now land him in prison for decades.