Woman Knocked Unconscious During Argument Over Beer
FROM THE CORPUS CHRISTI POLICE DEPARTMENT -
Occurred on 9/10/12, 5:54 p.m. Aggravated Assault 1419 Laredo
Police were called to 1419 Laredo for a fight in which a female had been assaulted. Officer P. Martinez arrived to find a 55-year-old unconscious woman lying on the ground and bleeding from her head. She was taken to Spohn Memorial by CCFD Emergency Personnel with non-life threatening injuries.
Further investigation revealed the woman and Wesley Striplin, 69, had a disagreement over beer. The victim slapped Striplin and he struck over the head with a beer bottle. Striplin was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, a 2nd Degree Felony punishable by up to 20 years in jail and a $10,000 fine.