Woman Stabs Boyfriend's Hands During Fight: Cops

Joliet police say Jessie Jeffries was intoxicated when she pulled a knife on her live-in boyfriend Saturday night.

A Joliet woman who pulled a knife on her live-in boyfriend during a fight, stabbing both of his hands, was charged with aggravated domestic battery Saturday night, Joliet Police Cmdr. Rich Demick said.

Police arrived at the couples' 513 W. Bellarmine Drive home at about 11:10 p.m. and took an intoxicated Jessie Marie Jeffries, 30, into custody, Demick said.

According to reports, the couple was fighting over an undisclosed topic when Jeffries "pulled out a knife and started swinging it at the victim," cutting the index finger on his right hand, Demick said. The boyfriend's thumb was also cut when he used his left hand to disarm the woman, he said.

The couple have a 2-year-old child together who was home during the fight, Demick said.

Jeffries is being held in the Will County jail in lieu of $10,000 bond. She is also facing an aggravated assault charge.

According to jail records, she was previously arrested for domestic battery in 2010 by the Romeoville Police Department.



GlockG22Shoots40s February 26, 2013 at 01:39 PM
Same here... reading the article I was wondering why they had a picture of the victim... how much do you have to drink to have a child with this putrid trash...
John Roberts February 26, 2013 at 01:41 PM
previously arrested for domestic..lmao...love aint it just Fing grand....this is just like drugs...this will never stop..and the cops are the ones in the middle...And we all wonder why a lot of them are D***Heads...I guess I would "have" to be too...I had an aunt that was beaten until she shot his A$$ and only served 30 days while the prosecutor decided if there was going to be a murder charge or self defense...It ended up self defense....Don't be surprised just yet...we all know there is going to be some shooting of spouses when the CCW comes..lmao..just the way it works..SOme will be afraid to hit their spouse out of fear of getting shot and some...Will just get shot..lmao...
Ray February 26, 2013 at 06:58 PM
Thank you Patch. This story is so much more palatable than the sleeping on corpses story. Ugh.


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