By Kale Williams : sfgate – excerpt
A Marin County tech executive who got off his bicycle and attacked a driver in a widely publicized road rage incident was sentenced to 90 days in county jail Wednesday by a Marin Superior Court judge…
Witnesses said Smock severely beat Laskowski even as bystanders yelled and honked their horns.
Smock was charged with two felonies — assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury and battery resulting in significant injury.
Smock pleaded not guilty, but a jury convicted him of the latter charge in June.
“He’s not happy that he’s going into custody, but that’s what’s going to happen,” said Gerald Schwartzbach, Smock’s attorney. “This whole thing took less than 21 seconds in the life of a man who is 41 years old with a wife and kids.”…
In the end, the severity of the beating, which left Laskowski in the hospital, was the deciding factor for the judge in sentencing Smock… (more)