Columbia County women accused of attacking husbands with hammers

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It was hammer time Friday in Columbia County, where two men said their wives tried to attack them with hammers.

Donny Torrance, 39, of Mar­tinez, told authorities he locked himself and their 11-month-old baby inside the master bathroom after an argument with his wife, Tuere Dawn Jackson, who he said swung at him.

The man said his wife beat on the bedroom door with what he thought was a hammer, according to a Columbia County sheriff’s report. He said Jackson destroyed items in the bedroom and tried to get into the bathroom before deputies arrived.

Deputies found Torrance locked in the bathroom because of damage to the door lock.

Jackson was charged with simple assault-family violence and two counts of obstruction of police officers. She was released from the Colum­bia County Detention Cen­ter on Friday after posting $4,800 bond, according to jailers.

In another incident, an Evans man told deputies Fri­day afternoon that his wife came at him with a hammer and a knife during an argument over his infidelity.

The 31-year-old man said the argument began after his wife found calls to another woman on his cellphone.

He said he pushed her away when she got close with the weapons.

Deputies did not charge anyone in the incident because they could not determine the primary aggressor.

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soldout
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soldout 10/08/12 - 03:57 pm
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sad

sin is sad but sometimes a little entertaining.

my.voice
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my.voice 10/08/12 - 03:59 pm
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Riveting.......LOL

Riveting.......LOL

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 10/08/12 - 05:34 pm
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Weather

The weather was unusually warm, sticky and muggy Friday. That must be it.

404Law
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404Law 10/08/12 - 06:23 pm
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Disparities...

Seems like a potential disparity in enforcement to me... Interesting how police officers' judgements about domestic violence incidents tend toward...

bill cass
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bill cass 10/08/12 - 06:59 pm
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If the shoe were on the other foot

If the attackers were men, they would be arrested.

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Dixieman 10/08/12 - 07:03 pm
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Hope

my wife does not read this and decides it is a trend!

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YeCats 10/08/12 - 07:58 pm
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"Nailed" that one, B Cass!

"Nailed" that one, B Cass!

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 10/08/12 - 08:41 pm
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Infidelity should be a

Infidelity should be a defense for any crime. Gladly would I do a "few" in jail for the pleasure of knocking out any two timing spouse. (Well, in Columbia's County's jail.)

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Ruckus 10/09/12 - 12:09 am
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SMH

SMH.......... Hammer Time

HenryWalker3rd
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HenryWalker3rd 10/09/12 - 07:36 am
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There is NOTHING "good" about
Unpublished

There is NOTHING "good" about sin.

Jane18
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Jane18 10/09/12 - 10:30 am
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Jailed or Not Jailed

My thoughts exactly Bill Cass, although one was charged and released after posting a bond. The law needs to keep an eye on these two "abusers". Even more important, the husbands, boyfriends, whatever, need to be very careful.

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Willow Bailey 10/09/12 - 10:43 am
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Careful how, Jane? Careful to

Careful how, Jane? Careful to keep their vows to their spouses and God? Careful to cover their tracks better? Or just careful to dodge the aftermath of their betrayals?

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