Athens woman asks to smoke crack before going to jail for stabbing man

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 6:05 PM
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A 48-year-old Athens woman asked an officer for permission to smoke some crack before she was brought to jail Wednesday afternoon for stabbing a man, Athens-Clare police said.

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Essie Mae Jones told police she stabbed the 55-year-old victim in retaliation for him calling her a derogatory name, police said.

He was taken to Athens Regional Medical Center with a severe stab wound to his lower stomach, according to police.

“Jones said she stabbed him because she was tired of being disrespected,” Athens-Clarke police Capt. Clarence Holeman said.

Officers went to Jones’ home after someone called 911 at 4:45 p.m., and even though no one reported a problem, a dispatcher heard a commotion in the background and heard someone say they stabbed a person, police said.

Officers arrived and found three people tussling on the lawn in front of Jones’ home, and noticed one of the men was bleeding profusely from a stab wound to his stomach, police said.

Jones admitted she stabbed the man after he called her a “[filtered word],” according to police.

A crack pipe was on the ground near Jones’ feet, and an officer noted that all of the people involved in the altercation appeared to be very intoxicated.

“Essie also stated to me that I should at least let her smoke her pipe before I take her to jail since they won’t let her (smoke it) there,” an officer wrote in a report.

Jones was charged with aggravated assault and third-degree child cruelty because the assault was witnessed by two young children, police said.

A detective was not able to immediately interview the stabbing victim at the hospital because doctors had sedated him with morphine, police said.

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amlykur
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amlykur 02/16/12 - 07:14 pm
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I don't even know what to say

I don't even know what to say to this.....

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 02/16/12 - 07:23 pm
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Same culture, different
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Same culture, different perpetrator.

tanbaby
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tanbaby 02/16/12 - 07:38 pm
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i wonder if she was surprised
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i wonder if she was surprised when they said no ?????

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Patty-P 02/16/12 - 07:42 pm
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Well thats the least they

Well thats the least they could do for her....let her get that last hit...no sense in letting it go to waste ya know.

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raul 02/16/12 - 07:55 pm
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I wonder if Essie is on

I wonder if Essie is on government assistance. She wouldn't be on it for long if mandatory drug testing were done for welfare recipients.

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allhans 02/16/12 - 07:57 pm
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Isn't life grand? Poor

Isn't life grand?

Poor children.

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KSL 02/16/12 - 08:35 pm
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I hope they lock her up for a

I hope they lock her up for a very long time. Tired of being disrespected? LOL. "Don't disrespect me no matter how badly I act."

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Just My Opinion 02/16/12 - 08:37 pm
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What derogatory name did he

What derogatory name did he call her....."Crackhead"?

KSL
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KSL 02/16/12 - 08:39 pm
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Probably not since he was

Probably not since he was right there with her. Maybe the disrespect involved not letting her have her fair share.

raul
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raul 02/16/12 - 09:37 pm
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Well, it made the Drudge

Well, it made the Drudge Report!

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Willow Bailey 02/16/12 - 11:29 pm
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Poor girl, she was just

Poor girl, she was just trying to set a boundary.

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stillamazed 02/17/12 - 07:22 am
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Crack is wack!

Crack is wack!

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CABoatright 02/17/12 - 08:01 am
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Hmmm, doesn't state in the
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Hmmm, doesn't state in the article if the cop declined her request to smoke that rock....

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jross1981 02/17/12 - 10:47 am
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Kudos to the writer working

Kudos to the writer working the word "tussling" into the article.

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David Parker 02/17/12 - 02:56 pm
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and so are the days of our

and so are the days of our lives......inside the iron triangle.

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