woman suspected of stabbing her husband during a domestic dispute was arrested
and charged early Friday morning.
F. Scott, 41, of the 900 block of Avenida de Mesilla, is charged with one count
of aggravated battery against a household member. The charge is a third-degree
after 1 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, Las Cruces police and fire were dispatched to the
report of a stabbing at 901 Avenida de Mesilla. Officers arrived to find
Scott’s husband with multiple, superficial lacerations to his torso, back and
neck. The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening.
learned Scott and her husband began arguing sometime during the night and, at
some point, it escalated and became physical. Scott is accused of head-butting
her husband before arming herself with a blunt-tip knife and attacking him.
When Scott exited the room, her husband locked the door and called 911.
also called 911, said she was armed with a knife and indicated she was not sure
if she stabbed her husband.
arrived shortly thereafter and took Scott into custody without further
incident. She was booked into the Dona Ana County Detention Center and is
initially being held without bond.