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Ex-wife injured during argument over vormer mother-in-law, ex-husband booked for assault | POLICE BLOTTER
The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department case reports.
An argument between a divorced couple over their dislike for their ex-mother’s-in-law April 18 resulted in the man going to jail for assault.
Several officers responded to the domestic dispute at an apartment on Northeast Third Street.
The couple has several children together and remain roommates.
The 51-year-old victim told officers her ex-husband grabbed her my the hair and punched her in the face. She was on the sidewalk, bleeding profusely, when officers arrived.
Her ex-husband told officers he pushed her but she was injured when her face hit a desk.
He was booked into the SCORE regional jail for investigation of fourth-degree assault.
A 37-year-old Renton woman told officers her estranged husband head-butted her during an argument over a child exchange for Easter on April 19.
Their daughters hadn’t relayed a message about who was going to drop off the girls at the other’s residence for the holiday.
She told officers her 50-year-old husband head-butted her, then kissed her. She slapped him and he responded with “now you’re going away.”
He drove away without waiting for officers but was arrested in the Highlands later. He didn’t touch his wife, he said.
He then dropped to his knees and placed his hands behind his back.
He was booked into SCORE regional jail for investigation of fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.
Storage units burglarized
Several storage units were broken into in mid-April at a storage company on Southeast 174th Street.
The owner suspects that a new renter and friends broke into the units.
One renter lost a home-brewery kit.
Everything was stolen from another unit, including a table and couch.