Police arrest wife accused of stabbing husband

Police arrest wife accused of stabbing husband

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - UPDATE: Dorletha Lambert has been arrested after being accused of stabbing her husband on Tuesday, according to the Jonesboro Police Department.

Lambert was arrested without incident after she pulled into a driveway in the 1200-block of W. Warner around 9:30 a.m.

She was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center for aggravated assault and second-degree domestic battery. Lambert was on probation.

Lambert is being held without bond pending a probable cause hearing.

Jonesboro police are searching for a woman accused of stabbing her husband.

According to a Jonesboro police incident report, officers were dispatched to the 600-block of Stratford Street around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Two women said the victim was at their apartment when his wife, identified as 32-year-old Dorletha Lasha Lambert, showed up to the apartment.

According to the report, they told officers Lambert had been driving up and down the road in front of the apartment.

The women said Lambert cut three tires on one of their vehicles.

Officers said the women and Lambert's husband, 24-year-old Tory Lambert, confronted her. They claim she pulled out a pocket knife "and began to swing it at the three of them."

The women ran but Lambert's husband stumbled. According to the report, Lambert stabbed the man in the back and ran away.

Tory Lambert was taken to St. Bernards Medical Center. Medical staff reported his stab wound was several inches deep and he "lacerated an artery."

Officers searched the area along Stratford Street and Warner Avenue, but couldn't find Dorletha Lambert.

According to the report, officers also learned she may have been at her mother-in-law's home on Warner Street, but were unable to find her.

Anyone with information about Dorletha Lambert's location is urged to call the Jonesboro Police Department or Crimestoppers at 935-STOP.

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