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Charlottesville Man Sentenced for Malicious Wounding, Child Abuse

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A man already serving time for a standoff in Fluvanna County has learned his punishment for the fight in Charlottesville that started the whole thing.

James Lewis Kardos of Charlottesville was sentenced to a total of six years and six months behind bars Monday in Charlottesville Circuit Court. He pleaded guilty in September to malicious wounding, abuse of a child, kidnapping and breaking parole.

Kardos fought with his girlfriend along Sheridan Avenue in Charlottesville while visiting with her and their child, but he took off to Lake Monticello - leading to a nine-hour standoff with police. Kardos was sentenced to spend two years in prison for charges related to the standoff in Fluvanna County.

Here is a breakdown of Kardos' sentencing by charge according to Charlottesville Circuit Court records:

  • Malicious wounding:-15 year sentence, 11 years suspended, three years probation
  • Abuse of a child: 5-year sentence, 3 years suspended, 3 years probation
  • Kidnapping: 10-year sentence, 9 suspended, 3 years probation
  • Parole violation: sentenced to 2 years 11 months, 15 days with 2 years, 5 months 15 days suspended, 3 years probation
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