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Blotter: Woman jumped, stabbed in early morning altercation

Nov. 29, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The following information was provided by reports filed with the Huntington Police Department:

MALICIOUS WOUNDING: A 34-year-old woman reported she was involved in a verbal altercation with a relative in the 1700 block of Artisan Avenue at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday when she grabbed the relative's arms. When she did, she said three women jumped her, and one of them pulled out a knife and stabbed her twice.

She eventually was taken to a local hospital by a friend, where she made contact with officers, who noted a puncture wound on the left side of the woman's abdomen as well as a "slice wound" on her left hand.

Police have a suspect.

WANTON ENDANGERMENT: Matthew Wayne Jenkins, 25, of Huntington, was charged with felony wanton endangerment and misdemeanor failure to process Tuesday night.

Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of 20th Street at 11:35 p.m. for a report of a person waving a firearm at people.

Once on the scene, officers located the suspect getting into a vehicle, and they were able to remove the suspect from the vehicle and secure the area. A witness on the scene told police the man had been asked to leave a bar in the area prior to retrieving his gun.

A 24-year-old Huntington man also was arrested and charged with misdemeanor obstruction and public intoxication during the incident, but no further information about that arrest was available at the time of the report.

ROBBERY: A 19-year-old man reported he was walking in the 300 block of Oney Avenue with friend when an unknown man shoved him to the ground and struck him several times in the face before pulling out a large silver firearm and putting it to his head. The victim said the man told him "if he lifted his head up he would blow his brains out," and he took the victim's wallet, keys and cellphone before fleeing the area.

The responding officer noted the victim's mouth was very bloody at the time of the report, and the victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The incident remains under investigation.

The following information was provided by booking records at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville:

Christopher Scott McComas, 26, was incarcerated Monday evening. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with felony grand larceny and receiving/transferring stolen property. Bond was $20,000.

Autumn Marie Meadows, 31, was incarcerated Monday evening. Authorities in Cabell County charged her with two counts of felony failure to register as a sex offender and a single parole violation. Bond was denied.



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