Skip to comments.Scratched man: Girlfriend's fingernails are 'deadly weapons'
Posted on 11/11/2010 11:47:53 AM PST by a fool in paradise
A Youngstown man whose girlfriend allegedly scratched him on the face with her fingernails told a deputy that he wanted her charged with assaulting him with a deadly weapon.
He said he had read on the Internet that her fingernails could be considered a deadly weapon, according to a Bay County Sheriffs Office report.
About 4 p.m. Sunday, the report said, the 29-year-old man was driving his 37-year-old girlfriend to the Walmart Super Center off Front Beach Road when they began to argue. He said she grabbed the stick shift and put the car in neutral, then began to scratch his face when he pulled over into a parking lot.
He told her to walk back to her nearby residence, then called the Sheriffs Office, the report said. He initially told a deputy that he didnt want to file charges against the woman.
About 5:40 p.m., he called the responding deputy and said he now wished to pursue charges against the woman. He said he had talked to her on the phone and she told him, What I did to you today isn't (expletive) compared to what I'm gonna do to you the next time I see you," the report said.
The man told the deputy that his girlfriend needed to go to jail and pay some fines so that she would learn to not do this again," the report said. The deputy noted that the man said he read something on the Internet that he interpreted as (the woman's) fingernails being classified as a deadly weapon, therefore wanting her charged with attacking him with a deadly weapon.
The woman contacted the deputy by phone and asked what she needed to do to resolve the situation. They met at the Thomas Drive substation to talk further. She said her boyfriend had told her on the phone that "he did not want her to go to jail, but it was out of his hands now and the police said that she would be arrested." She said he told her that he begged the police three times that she not be arrested, but the photographs that were taken of his injury were shown to a sergeant and an arrest would have to be made.
The deputy said no photos were taken of the boyfriend and no sergeant had seen anything. She played the deputy a voice mail her boyfriend left on her phone in which he told her that he was disappointed in her and said that he did not want her to go to jail, but it was out of his hands, the report said. The boyfriend also said in the voice mail that she would lose her job and her child would be taken from her after everything was finished.
The boyfriend told the deputy that he is a psychologist and makes $300 an hour for sessions with clients, the report said. However, the girlfriend said he does not currently have a job and is only in school taking psychology classes.
In addition, the man told the deputy that he owns thousands of dollars of electronics inside of (the womans) house, but she said all he owns are the clothes she bought him.
Because of the conflicting information and the man's uncertainty on what he wanted done, the case was forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for official review. No charges have been filed.
Without a name, we cannot locate a mugshot photo and therefore cannot determine guilt.
I need to know. Who does potty duty for this woman?
You can lie to each other. It is stupid and childish, but won't get you into any additional trouble with the police. Don't lie to the police to get your girl friend in more trouble. That can get you in real trouble.
I can’t say (he said, she said scenario) if she did or didn’t threaten him with worse.
I will say that the charges in the original attack should have been filed to get them on record.
I know women who’ve been harassed by men (not even always anyone they dated) and such charges help in getting a restraining order should they become even more violent in action and threats.
The sex of the attacker and victim are not the point.
And yes, false reports carry a charge as well.
Yeah. She'll probably scratch his eyes out.
“...was driving his 37-year-old girlfriend to the Walmart Super Center...”
LOL, that explains quite a lot...LOL
Did ‘claude’s’ cougar get carried away???
They will have gone into a police report, so there is still a record of them.
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