On 3-18-14 at approximately 2244 hrs. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office 911 Center received a call in reference to a domestic dispute involving threats made with a knife on Hwy 73 South.
During the course of their investigation deputies learned that Edith Fletcher and a male companion became involved in a heated dispute which was escalated due to the fact that Ms. Fletcher was intoxicated.
At some point during the dispute Ms. Fletcher armed herself with a kitchen knife and threatened the male subject. A struggle ensued and the male disarmed Fletcher.
During the interview with Ms. Fletcher, she admitted to having the knife. When asked what she intended to do with it, she replied, "I was going to stab him."
Edith Fletcher was placed under arrest and lodged in the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await first appearance. No one was injured in the incident.
Female 58 years of age
Hwy 73 South
Aggravated Assault w/a Deadly Weapon
Violation of State Probation