Man sentenced for attacks ‘steeped in hatred and prejudice’ at Asian American businesses

A man was sentenced Wednesday to serve life in prison with all time suspended but 30 years for a series of attacks that prosecutors described as “steeped in hatred and prejudice” at several Asian American-owned businesses in West Baltimore.

Darryl Doles, 53, of Coldstream Homestead Montebello, cried and wiped tears throughout his sentencing in Baltimore Circuit Court on charges of attempted first-degree murder, second-degree assault and hate crimes. He repeatedly apologized and stated that he had been dealing with substance use disorder since he was 17.

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