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Stabbing Leads To Arrest Of Guymon Couple

KSCB News - August 18, 2010 12:00 am

A severe altercation left one man with multiple stab wounds and led to the arrest of a Guymon couple.

Hooker Police responded to a fight in progress on June 14 at around 9 p.m., where they found a male in the driveway of a residence with blood covering his left side (face, arms and left leg,) according to a story in the Guymon Daily Herald. Joan M. Peterson, 29, and Rusty Peterson, 37, both of Guymon were recently arrested for the Hooker, Okla. stabbing. The couple is being charged on two counts of each.

Count 1: Aiding and abetting assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a felony, without justifiable or excusable cause, aided and abetted the assault and battery on a male individual with a knife with intent to do bodily harm. The crime is punishable by imprisonment for up to 10 years in the penitentiary or one year in the county jail.

Count 2: Conspiracy to commit assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a felony. This crime is punishable by imprisonment for up to 10 years, or a fine of up to $5,000, or both.

The couple is being held at the Texas County Detention Center on a bond of $35,000 each.

According to the Hooker Police Department, the victim is in stable condition but no further information could be released because the case remains under investigation.

 

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