BILLINGS, MT – Police have arrested 52-year-old Shery Downs on a felony charge of assault with a weapon after she allegedly knifed her hubby in the face because he pissed on the bathroom floor.
When police arrived at the couple’s home, Shery’s 68-year-old husbnad was on the front steps holding a bloody towel to his face. Following a blood trail into the home, police found Shery who seemed to be intoxicated.
She told them that her husband had hurt himself after she called police to report he gave a false name to the cable company in an attempt to get free cable installed at the home. She denied hurting her husband or seeing his injury.
Her husband had a different story, claiming Shery got angry with him because he pissed on the bathroom floor. She told him she wanted to “cut him up” before using a cleaver-type knife to slash his throat and face. Afterwards, she told him she hoped he died.
Her husband was taken to the hospital where stitches were needed to treat the cut on his face.
Shery was taken to jail where she is being held on a $5,000 bond. When interviewed in jail, she continued to deny slashing her husband but did say they would find her fingerprints on the knife because she used it to cut meat.Tags: alcohol, Assault, Crime, Domestic Violence, Shery Downs