From Abilene Police Department spokesman George Spindler:
At about 10 p.m. Wednesday, Officers Matthew Clopton and Brady Broyles responded to an injured subject call at a residence in the 1700 block of North 9th Street. APD dispatch had been notified that the calling party’s family member had been stabbed by his girlfriend. Officers arrived and discovered a male victim with a small cut on his neck and nose. A female subject was also contacted at the residence. The preliminary investigation revealed that the couple were in a relationship and had been living together. The couple was involved in an altercation that led to an assault. The knife believed to have been used in the assault was seized. The male victim requested an emergency protective order. The female subject was arrested for aggravated assault (family violence).
At about 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, Officers Danny Blankenship and Stan Meiser responded to a disturbance call at a business in the 4500 block of South 1st Street. A store employee had contacted APD dispatch and advised that they were dealing with a female suspect who allegedly committed theft and was ignoring their request to go back into the store. Officers contacted the involved parties and arrested the suspect. Officer Blankenship’s preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect was observed selecting merchandise and then left the store without rendering payment for said merchandise. Approximately $193 in stolen property was recovered. The suspect was taken to county jail where she was booked for misdemeanor theft. The booking process later revealed that the suspect had lied about her true identity. A report for the offense of misdemeanor Failure to Identify will be submitted for consideration of charges. This investigation continues.
At about 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Sterling Riddle came upon a vehicle that was high-centered on the curb in the 4000 block of Vine Street. Officer Riddle contacted the male driver of the vehicle and also observed an open container of alcohol. Officer Riddle observed that the driver displayed indicators of intoxication. The driver conducted standard field sobriety tests which he conducted poorly. The driver was arrested and taken to county jail where the driver provided samples of his breath. Breath samples taken showed the driver’s BAC to be 0.213 and 0.209. The driver was arrested for the enhanced misdemeanor (Class A) offense of DWI with Open Container.