Jackson County (WQOW) – A woman accused of burglarizing a man’s home and cutting him with his own knife will avoid time behind bars.
Sherri Fitzl faces a variety of charges, including armed robbery and burglary with a dangerous weapon.
According to the criminal complaint, the homeowner found Fitzl inside his town of Alma house in July. He said while she was making off with some of the stolen items, she pulled out a stolen pocket knife and cut his hand.
On Monday, Fitzl pleaded no contest to taking a car without consent and theft in exchange for the other charges being dismissed.
Judge Anna Baker sentenced Fitzl to two years of probation.