TV actor Dustin Diamond set to be sentenced after stabbing
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- Television actor Dustin Diamond is scheduled to be sentenced on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a barroom stabbing in Wisconsin.
The 38-year-old known for his role as Screech on "Saved by the Bell" is set to face a Wisconsin judge Thursday on charges of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.
The first misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of nine months in prison. The second carries a maximum of 90 days in prison.
Diamond told jurors at his trial last month that he accidentally stabbed a man in a Christmas Day scuffle at a bar in Port Washington. He said he tried to scare away other bar patrons with his pocketknife after his girlfriend was punched in the face.