Decatur lady stabbed boyfriend’s chest with key, police say

Decatur woman stabbed boyfriend's chest with key, police say

2021-08-11 07:24:29

DECATUR — A Decatur lady was arrested after stabbing her boyfriend with a key earlier than inflicting greater than $1,700 in felony harm to his condo, police mentioned.

A sworn affidavit from Decatur police quotes the 33-year-old boyfriend as saying he had simply heated up some meals for his 24-year-old girlfriend of 1 yr when an argument broke out within the early hours of July 24.

He mentioned she pushed his face away from her and adopted that up by stabbing him within the higher portion of his left chest with a downward thrust of a key she held in her hand. Police famous he was left with a bleeding laceration.

A Decatur mom used pepper spray to repel her grownup son after he kicked the entrance door off its hinges and tried to invade her residence, police say.

“(He) suggested he was capable of push her out of the condo door and lock it behind her,” mentioned Officer Nicholas Errett, who signed the affidavit. He suggested (she) then started kicking the door, damaging its body (estimated price $300). He mentioned when he heard the kicking cease he then heard the sound of glass breaking.”

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Errett mentioned a glass exterior door to the condo advanced had been shattered, and the estimated price to repair that was one other $650. The officer mentioned a double paned window measuring 5 ft by 3 ft was additionally smashed, and the value to restore it ran to $800, all price estimates supplied by the constructing’s landlord.

This footage was filmed and produced 9 August 2021. A number of tornadoes plowed via the west of Chicago on Monday night, August 9. DeKalb, Kane and McHenry counties reported touchdowns. The tornado-spawning storms prompted the cancellation of greater than 270 flights at O’Hare Worldwide Airport.

Police discovered and arrested the girl a short while later and quoted her as saying she didn’t wish to focus on what occurred. She was booked on preliminary costs of felony harm and home battery and was launched from the Macon County Jail Saturday after posting a bond of $500 on bail set at $5,000. Prosecutors had requested for bail of $10,000.

All preliminary costs are topic to evaluate by the state lawyer’s workplace.

Contact Tony Reid at (217) 421-7977. Observe him on Twitter: @TonyJReid

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