Wife gets 6 years for chemical threat

June 3, 2008 3:47:53 PM PDT
A suburban Philadelphia laboratory worker is getting six years in prison for leaving deadly chemicals near her husband's mistress. Carol Anne Bond is also getting five years of supervised release, during which time the 36-year-old Lansdale woman must have no contact with the victim. She also must pay $9,000 restitution and a $2,000 fine.

Bond, who was sentenced Tuesday, used chemicals stolen from the lab where she worked in the attack. She was charged under a federal chemical-weapon statute aimed at terrorists. That's a tactic her lawyer criticized, saying the law can now be used for someone who throws Ajax in a moment of anger.

But a federal judge previously upheld the charges.

Bond has been in prison since her arrest last June.