Deputies: Benton County Woman Attacks Ex-Husband With Stick

Ann Kelly

A Benton County woman was arrested after showing up at her former husband’s residence and attack him and another woman there with a stick, according to court documents.

Ann Kelly, 50, of Garfield, showed up at her ex-husband’s residence in the 23000 block of Spider Creek Road in Garfield on June 15 at 12:34 a.m. and started knocking things off his porch, court document state.

Thinking that coyotes were on his porch and trying to get his cats, Kelly’s ex-husband opened the front door to find her there with a stick. She threw a rock and potted plant at her ex-husband then proceeded to attack him with the stick, causing a small abrasion on his left arm, according to court documents.

Kelly believed there was someone else in the residence (and there was), and she was calling the woman she believed to be in the residence a “whore” and other names, court documents state.

Eventually, the former husband wrestled with his ex-wife and got her out of the house, but she stated that she would come back and kill them, according to court documents.

When authorities arrived, the ex-husband said he and the woman with him were leaving to stay in a hotel for the night, court documents state.

A warrant was issued for Kelly’s arrest, and she was later booked into the Benton County Detention Center. She faces charges of aggravated assault and terroristic threatening, according to court documents.


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