Criminal Sentence Doesn’t Make Sense


 What type of law would sentence a man to 30 years for a few burglaries when another man gets only five (5) years for nearly beating a man to death.  The man had a broken neck, brain injuries, severely broken jaw and numerous other problems after a beating last year that left him for dead in a Burlington yard.

 Something must be totally wrong with Iowa’s current criminal laws that lets a person off with five (5) years for nearly ending the life of a person through a severe beating.  The injured man already has medical bills totaling $250,000 and who is going to pick up the tab for these expenses? 

 Iowa needs to clean up its screwed up laws because there’s no logic versus the crimes in this matter.  Was the beater required to make any restitution to the victim as was the burglar to his victims?