Throwing a knife at your boyfriend is just plain evil. Throwing a knife at your boyfriend while he is literally talking to uniformed police officers is just stupid.
Rhawnlie Ann Brown, 28, of Gainesville, Florida, was arrested on Monday for that exact act, which hopefully didn't come as a surprise to her.
Brown's boyfriend, Daniel Eli Hoffner, was talking to officers Kelly Weaver and James Alford at around 3 a.m. on Monday. Hoffner had apparently entered Brown's house earlier in the evening and poured tea and milk on her laptop, couch and floor. The officers were talking to Hoffner about the criminal mischief case, but apparently Brown had no time for the law and wanted to enforce her own justice.
According to The Gainesville Sun, Brown approached the scene and started saying she'd "stab him in the chest" if Hoffner was not arrested. She walked off again, but went to her bicycle basket to retrieve a small kitchen pairing knife. She chucked it at Hoffner's back from about 20 feet away while he was still talking to the police officer. Though, the knife missed Hoffner.
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As it turned out both girlfriend and boyfriend ended up getting matching mugshots that night.
Hoffner was charged with criminal mischief, while Brown was charged with the more serious crime of assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill.
You know, they always tell you not to cry over spilled milk, but they never remind you not throw a knife at your boyfriend over it.