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Woman In Acid Attack Hoax Guilty

Bethany Storro pleads guilty to making a false or misleading statement to a public servant in front of Judge John Nichols at the Clark County Courthouse on Friday, April 8, 2011, in Vancouver, Wash. Storro splashed her face with drain cleaner and then claimed a black woman had attacked her in August 2010. (Zachary Kaufman / The Columbian)
Bethany Storro pleads guilty to making a false or misleading statement to a public servant in front of Judge John Nichols at the Clark County Courthouse on Friday, April 8, 2011, in Vancouver, Wash. Storro splashed her face with drain cleaner and then claimed a black woman had attacked her in August 2010. (Zachary Kaufman / The Columbian)

Bethany Storro pleads guilty to making a false or misleading statement to a public servant in front of Judge John Nichols at the Clark County Courthouse on Friday in Vancouver, Wash. Storro splashed her face with drain cleaner and then claimed a black woman had attacked her in August 2010. Story from The Columbian here. (AP Photo/The Columbian, Zachary Kaufman)

Question: Storro was handed a suspended sentence, plus ordered to perform community service, pay about $4000 to reimburse officer overtime pay and pay a crime victim assessment fee of $500. Do you think it's right that she escaped incarceration?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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