2013-05-03 by: Deputy Paula J. Priester
|Crescent City, FL: On Thursday, May 2, 2013, at approximately 10:45 a.m., deputies with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office responded to 127 Pine Forest Circle in reference to a battery complaint.
Once on scene, deputies made contact with Kiarious Smith who stated he had been stabbed by his girlfriend, Shemia Washington. The investigation revealed that Smith and Washington became involved in a verbal confrontation which quickly turned violent when Washington grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed Smith at least two times.
Washington stated she was attacked by Smith and she was defending herself, but her story was inconsistent with Smith’s version of the story.
Smith sustained minor injuries to his arms and declined medical assistance.
Washington was taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon. Washington was transported to the Putnam County Jail and given a bond in the amount of $25,004.00.