Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Women Protecting Herself Gets Arrested
Two children were in St. Henri home at time of break-in; victim was arrested in January on charges of conjugal violence
MONTREAL – A 30-year-old woman could be charged with assault with a weapon after a man broke into her apartment on Friday night.
The man, 31, who was arrested in January on conjugal violence charges, broke into the apartment located on Bourget St. at the corner of St. Antoine St. in St. Henri, about 9:30 p.m. Friday.
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My Comment: Bottom line .... if you injure someone who has a history of violence with you and is breaking into your home .... you can go to jail.
This is obviously self defense that I find it incredible that the police are even bothering to charge her. Now she has to find a lawyer, go to court ... etc. etc. etc.
The law (sometimes) does suck.