Woman allegedly threatens to kill husband over his snoring
TACOMA, Wash. -- A 35-year-old Tacoma woman threatened to kill her husband with a knife Tuesday during an argument over her husband's snoring, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.
According to the charging documents, Tacoma Police Department officers were called to the 1800 block of South 84th Street for reports of a woman threatening a man with a knife.
The suspect, Thea Anderson, drove off in a minivan before officers arrived. She reportedly led officers on a short chase and had to be physically taken down one she finally stopped and got out of the minivan.
The victim, Anderson's husband of two years, told officers they got into a verbal argument over his snoring that turned physical when Anderson hit and slapped him. He said the fight moved outside, where Anderson used a chef's knife to break the window of a car parked nearby.
According to the charging documents, Anderson threatened to kill the victim with the knife, and a witness reported seeing her swing it at him multiple times.
Following her arrest, Anderson reportedly admitted to breaking the car's window but denied having a knife. She has been charged with domestic-violence assault and malicious mischief.
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