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Woman Who Sliced Indiana Teen’s Penis With Box Cutter Avoids Jail Time

November 12, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
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The Indiana woman who sliced off the penis of an 18-year-old with a box cutter has cut a deal with prosecutors.

Bonita Vela admitted to attacking her daughter’s teenage boyfriend with a box cutter after believing he abused her 2-year-old son.

Vela, along with two men held the teen against his will for three hours on Dec. 28, 2013 in a neighbor’s mobile home in Franklin, Ind.

Vela reportedly told the teen he could either, “choose his life or his penis, can’t have both”

Vela, 36, pleaded guilty to confinement and battery in Johnson County court and was sentenced Thursday to 10 months of home detention with an ankle bracelet, an additional six months probation and anger management counseling, the Daily Journal reported.

Vela maintains she only wanted to scare the teen and didn’t mean to hurt him. She said the teen was cut when he tried to knock the blade from her hand.

She told the teen that if he “didn’t have anything to hide then he should let her cut him and that regardless of what happened he was to leave and never come back,” according to the police report.

After the 18-year-old Avon, Ind. man filed a complaint with police, claiming he never touched the toddler, Vela admitted to cops that her “suspicions developed after she had been smoking marijuana,” The Indianapolis Star reported.

The victim didn’t seek jail time so long as Vela acknowledged her crime.

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