Guymon couple facing charges for alledged June stabbing of Hooker man PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 18 August 2010 10:50

By KATIE MARTIRE
• Guymon Daily Herald
HOOKER, Okla. – A severe altercation last June left one man with multiple stab wounds and led to the arrest recently of a Guymon, Okla., couple.
Hooker police responded to a fight in progress around 9 p.m. on June 14, where they found a male in the driveway of a residence with blood covering his left side (face, arms and left leg), according to the Affidavit for Warrant of Arrest filed at the Texas County Court Clerk’s Office. 
Joan M. Peterson, 29, and Rusty Peterson, 37, both of Guymon, were recently arrested for the June stabbing. The couple is being charged on two counts each.
Count 1: Aiding and abetting assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a felony, without justifiable or excusable cause, aided and abetted the assault and battery on a male individual with a knife with intent to do bodily harm. The crime is punishable by imprisonment for up to 10 years in the penitentiary or one year in the county jail.
Count 2: Conspiracy to commit assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, a felony. This crime is punishable by imprisonment for up to 10 years, or a fine of up to $5,000, or both.
The couple is being jailed at the Texas County Detention Center on a bond of $35,000 each.
According to the Hooker Police Department, the victim is in stable condition but no further information could be released because the case remains under investigation. Updates on this case will be published as information becomes available.  

 
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