Posted by Travis Uresk | March 4th, 2023 | Assault |
By Travis Uresk
Roosevelt, Ut.- On 2/28/23, officers were dispatched to a domestic at 350 E 300 S. Upon arrival, officers contacted the victim and her wife of 5 years, Winona Abilene Brave.
Officers contacted the victim, who was sitting in the driver's seat of her vehicle with the driver's door open. Winona Brave was leaning inside the open driver door, impeding the victim's attempts to leave.
After officers separated the parties, they spoke with the victim and asked her what had taken place.
The victim stated she and her wife, Winona, had been involved in a verbal argument throughout the day of 02/27/2023 that had escalated to Winona pushing her twice and throwing a mattress at her.
After the fight, the victim stated she left the residence; however, on 2/28/2023, her son received a phone call saying Winona had packed up all her property. The victim stated that on 2/28/23, she returned to collect her property with the intent to leave, but after the victim arrived and collected her property, Winona would not let her leave.
After speaking with the victim, officers contacted Winona, and she admitted that she lost control on 02/27/2023. She stated she pushed the victim but can only remember assaulting the victim once.
She stated she "blacked out" and could not recall what happened after. Winona also admitted to physically stopping the victim from leaving and detaining her unlawfully.
Officers noted how Winona was leaning on the inside of the open driver’s side door of the victim's vehicle and admitting to assaulting the victim on 2/27/23 and unlawfully detaining the victim on 2/28/23, and she was placed under arrest.