Woman charged with domestic violence after circumcising her husband
From HEATHER RUPPE
A Cottageville woman reportedly attacked her husband with a knife last week and rushed him to the hospital with a severe laceration.
Raeona K. Turner, 43, faces high and serious domestic violence charges related to the incident.
According to an incident report from the Cottageville Police Department, an officer was conducting a property check on the Cottageville Express on July 6 when a man approached the officer and asked him to check on his parents, who had previously fought. The man said that when he returned to the house there was “a lot of blood” on the back stairs of his house and the door was locked. So he went and sought help from an officer.
The Cottageville officer called another unit to help and then went to the residence on Clydeville Lane to investigate the man’s allegations.
When the officer stood at the door of the house, he saw a woman – Turner – trying to leave the apartment. When the policeman spoke to the woman, she said that everything was okay and that she and her husband had argued beforehand. When the officer asked where the blood came from, the woman said she and her husband were arguing when her husband picked up a step stool. She thought he was going to hit her, so she grabbed a knife.
“She said that he turned to her with the step stool, she stabbed him,” the report said.
The woman also said she took her husband to the hospital.
When the officers entered the house, the officer said in his report that he noticed “a large amount of blood on the floor and equipment,” he said.
The man was at Colleton Medical Center, where he was being treated for a stab wound on his left forearm.
The woman was arrested and taken to the Colleton Detention Center. This case is still being investigated.
Water flows into the Colleton man’s petrol tank
One man reported to the authorities that someone had put water in his gas tank. The incident was reported on June 23 when the man went to the headquarters of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and filed the report. According to the victim, this incident took place in his apartment on round O. The case is being investigated for damage to a vehicle.
Fire department construction site of the attempted break-in
Police officers were called to Pierce Road on June 24 when an unidentified person attempted to break into a Colleton County fire station. An unknown suspect attempted to enter Ward 34, according to an incident report from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office. At this point, there are no known suspects and nothing is reported as stolen, the report said.
Man leads police officers in slow chase
A 64-year-old man from Colleton is charged with crack cocaine possession after being caught at a traffic stop. According to an incident report from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, a MP was on a routine patrol down the Augusta Highway when he saw a blue Ford pickup truck with an inoperative tag light and a plastic license plate cover that blocked the MP’s view of the Day blocked. The deputy stopped the driver and then asked him to get out of the car. However, instead of doing so, the driver started the truck and then fled on the Augusta Highway towards Interstate 95, the report said. However, the driver only drove 16 mph. He came to another stop near Truck Stop Circle C and the deputy again asked the driver to get out of the vehicle. A search of the driver found 0.2 grams of cracked cocaine. He is accused of possessing crack cocaine.
Man caught choking a woman in a parked car
The Colleton County Sheriff’s office received an 911 call on June 27 that a man was seen choking a woman in a parked vehicle at an Interstate 95 rest area. The MPs went to the rest area and talked to the man and the woman. The woman had visible neck injuries and complained of neck pain from the attack, the report said. The woman was taken to Colleton Medical Center for treatment for her injuries, and the 31-year-old man was charged with second degree domestic violence and taken to the Colleton Detention Center.
Colleton man drives 10 miles before stopping for blue lights
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Woman caught trashing
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Man was caught stealing car washes on camera
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