MARATHON, Fla. – A 30-year-old woman was arrested Monday after threatening her ex-husband with a butcher knife, authorities announced Tuesday.
The incident was reported around 2 p.m. Monday in Marathon.
According to Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Adam Linhardt, witnesses told deputies that Karen Mechelle Moroney placed the knife near her 33-year-old ex-husband’s throat and told him she would kill him if he touched her dogs.
Linhardt said deputies found two clever-style knives inside Moroney’s car.
She was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault.