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Police Blotter: March 27, 2015

  • Friday, March 27, 2015

A Georgetown couple’s violent fight — which led to the woman chasing her boyfriend with a knife — resulted in both people being arrested on outstanding warrants and their children being placed with a relative.

On March 13 at about 5 p.m., Georgetown County sheriff’s deputies responded to Glenda Loop in reference to a fight in progress and a female subject chasing a male with a knife. A neighbor said the children from across the street came to her house crying and scared saying, “Please help. He is on her.” She said she saw the children’s mother chasing her boyfriend with a knife and swinging it at him.

The neighbor said the mother stopped when she saw her calling 911. The mother said her boyfriend had come to take the kids to school when they started arguing and he took something and shattered the stove. She pushed him and he grabbed her throat, she said. The deputies noticed bruising around the woman’s neck.

The boyfriend said they had been arguing all day and that she hit him in the head with a pickle jar and then came at him with a knife, cutting him on his arms. The deputies noticed a laceration on his hand and he said that was from trying to grab the knife from her.

The deputies said both the woman and the boyfriend were withholding information. They found two knives in the sink and the steak knife the boyfriend identified was taken into evidence. The home was trashed, according to the deputies, including a broken stove, glass on the kitchen floor, and dried blood on the floor and kitchen counter tops, as well as on the outside front porch.

Deputies said it was unclear who the primary aggressor was, but both were arrested because of outstanding warrants. The children were entrusted to the mother’s father.

Man fights girlfriend for knife

A Georgetown man said he fought with his girlfriend to keep her from taking her own life.

On March 14 at about 1:21 p.m., a Georgetown County sheriff’s deputy responded to Middleton Street in reference to a 911 hang up. A man there, who had what looked to be a fresh black eye, said his girlfriend had pulled out a knife and was attempting to take her own life when he fought her for the knife.

During the fight, he said she punched him in the face and he punched her in the face. She called 911 and said she was going to say he cut her with the knife when police came. She then hid the knife somewhere that it couldn’t be found, he said.

She said she did not want to kill herself and that the man had made that up. She had a cut on her left wrist. She said she was on the phone with a friend who she was asking to pick her up after an argument with her boyfriend and he punched her in the head and hung up the phone.

She said she had the knife to attack the man and he took the knife away in the struggle. He swung the knife at her and she was cut trying to protect herself, she said. When she called 911, the man hid the knife, she said.

Neither the man nor the woman wanted to press charges.

Woman choked by husband during fight

A Georgetown woman said her husband grabbed her by the throat and choked her during a physical altercation about a phone call.

On March 7 at about 10:30 p.m., a Georgetown County sheriff’s deputy responded to Santee Landing Road in the Santee section of Georgetown County in reference to a possible domestic violence case. The wife, who had visible scratches and marks on her neck, said she was in the kitchen cooking when her husband came in talking on the phone to a friend.

The wife said when he talks to his friends he becomes violent and acts out toward her. The two began arguing about the phone call and he grabbed her by the throat and began to choke her, she said. She fell to the ground, and he fell on top of her, still choking her.

She said she was screaming for him to get off, but he would not. Then their infant daughter came into the room and witnessed the altercation, at which time the woman punched her husband in the face to get him off of her. She then bit him on the shoulder, and he finally released her.

The husband said he never put his hands around her throat but he had pushed her. He said she had made the injuries to her neck herself. The husband was arrested and charged with criminal domestic violence.

Information is subject to change as the investigation proceeds. Individuals arrested and/or charged have not been convicted.

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