October 25, 2014

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Woman charged with stabbing husband

Melissa Carruthers

Melissa Carruthers

WELLINGTON — A woman who allegedly stabbed her husband in the chest was found drunk and asleep on her couch when officers came to investigate last week, a police report said.

Melissa Carruthers, 29, was charged with aggravated assault, domestic violence and resisting arrest about midnight May 25 after police said she stabbed her husband in the chest with a kitchen knife.

About 11:45 p.m. May 24, police got a call from the Huron County Sheriff’s Office saying that Carruthers had stabbed her husband, Brandon Carruthers, 32, twice in the chest at their home on the 500 block of Barker Street in Wellington.

Brandon Carruthers then drove himself to his mother’s house in Wakeman before he was taken to Mercy Allen Hospital in Oberlin.

Officers went to the Carruthers’ house, where they found Melissa Carruthers asleep on her couch along with three of her children: a 2-year-old, a 3-year-old and a 9-year-old, the report said.

After police woke her, Melissa Carruthers agreed to talk with police outside. They noticed her swaying and smelling of alcohol and the 29-year-old mother told them she’d had “lots and lots of beer” to drink that night, the report said.

Officers led Melissa Carruthers through the kitchen where they found a pool of blood, two bloody shirts and a steak knife on the ground, the report said.

Through tears, Melissa Carruthers told police she had stabbed her husband earlier that evening because he was yelling at her.

“If I get arrested and taken away from my kids, there will be a fight,” Melissa Carruthers told police.

Officers put Melissa Carruthers in handcuffs, which she tried to slip out of multiple times before they were able to get her into a patrol car, the report said.

Police told Melissa Carruthers that her husband was being treated for the stab wounds in the hospital to which she replied, “Good, he deserves it,” the report said.

The children were given to the care of Melissa Carruthers’ mother. Children Services investigated the incident.

Brandon Carruthers was treated and released for his wounds May 25.

Melissa Carruthers was held at the county jail until she was released on bond May 26.

Contact Anna Merriman at 329-7245 or amerriman@chroniclet.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnaLMerriman.


  • Sis Delish

    Damn knives!!

    • TruthWhisperer

      Thankfully he will live, you know because it wasnt a gun :-)

      Wrong again Sissy

      • Sis Delish

        How ’bout that AWOL Soldier you so vehemently defended… how many folks died as a result of you getting a woody over this guy?

        • TruthWhisperer

          Changing subjects to avoid your ignorance?

          Im sure nobody will notice…

          • Sis Delish

            Was it 1 or 2 or 3 or More? C’mon, whisper the Truth… if you can.

            In the meantime, please allow someone else to handle the butter knife when making your PB&J sammiches today.

          • TruthWhisperer

            How about the midget in Canada?
            What about that?

            See sounds pretty stupid doesn’t it.

            Just like you
            K?

            PS you could have at least thanked me for pointing out your grammatical errors but instead you edit and act like nothing

            That amount of denial has got to feel real good!

            So you just hang out here all day on this site?

            I think i’ll invite some friends to keep you company :-)

            Sound good sweatyeyes?

          • Sis Delish

            While we’re at it… which President was it that enjoyed the Price of a Gallon of Gasoline Double while in office?

            Hint: First and Last Letters of this guy’s last name are Vowels.

            How’s your PB&J sammich?

          • TruthWhisperer

            Changing the subject on a stabbing story to talk about Gas and Presidents?

            laughable

            Distractions from being wrong, trying to change the subject again?

            You make my sandwich yet?

            Im waiting sweetie

            Maybe we can talk about midgets in antarctica next?

            please sweetie

    • Starryeyes63

      Yes because NO in history has ever survived a GSW. ( that’s Guns shot wound for simpletons….)

      • TruthWhisperer

        That kindergarten class of kids didn’t survive them did they sissy?

        Every single one of them was shot to death right?

      • Starryeyes63
        • TruthWhisperer

          Who is talking about China?

          Dont use Wikipedia as a source silly! anyone can change it to say whatever they want.

          But fear not, Even with your Red Herring all 4 years of stabbing in China combined does not equal 4 weeks of gun related deaths in the US

          looks like you are wrong again by your own admission

          So please use start using actual sources when you are trying to change subject that was meant to distract from you being wrong.

          Thanks Sweety

          • Smira29595

            I AM NOT youe sweety, what part of people whom are going to commit evil are going to do it with whatever is available so here is another: http://www.theweek.co.uk/world-news/57545/bomb-and-knife-attack-china-train-station-who-blame Now contribute something ot STFU. And I use wiki because most of you simpletons swear by it.

          • Smira29595
          • TruthWhisperer

            Thanks sweetie but all those stabbings dont come even close to the amount of gun deaths in 1 month here in the states

            But I appreciate you trying to use an actual source, Unfortunately your point is moot.

            Keep trying, I appreciate you taking time out of your life to show me a source that still makes me right

            Thanks sweetie

          • Smira29595

            NOT Your sweetie are you that lonely? Isn’t today the day you get your foodstamps? Now hurry on to Giant Eagle let the adults talk.

          • Smira29595
          • TruthWhisperer

            so its ok as long as it isnt the worst, Make sure you tell that to the parents that had their entire kindergarten class wiped out.

            Just imagine if you could have proven your original point but you didnt now you have to rely on a story a hundred years ago hahahaha

            Thanks sweetie, now come sit on Dad’s lap because I owned you

            and bring that sammich sweetie

          • Smira29595

            I only make REAL MEN sammiches I guess Sis was right, you can’t handle that butter knife. The point is you simpleton evil EXISTS… DOES not MATTER IF YOU TRY TO BAN GUNS. Evil will persist. Simple enough for you.

          • TruthWhisperer

            and stupidity thrives just read your posts

            Thanks sweet heart I appreciate it, But your cooking is horrible, I wouldnt let you make me anything

            So switching subjects to avoid you being wrong?

            Have a seat right here sweetie

          • Smira29595

            PERVERT…….

          • TruthWhisperer

            Where did you go? is your Wal-Mart break over sweetie?

          • Smira29595

            was not a fire simpleton

          • TruthWhisperer

            yeah a bomb and a story from a hundred years ago.

            Just imagine if they did have fully automatic guns back then

            They could have killed so many more!

            Now come sit on Dads lap sweetie.

          • Smira29595

            You are a sick pervert

          • TruthWhisperer

            Thanks sweetie but you dont have any facts, Just wiki links and opinion based articles.

            Kinda embarrassing isnt it?

          • Smira29595

            You are a simpleton… Gatlin guns were around in civil war.

          • TruthWhisperer

            Machine guns are fully automatic. With Gatling guns, you have put in bullets and crank at the same time but with machine guns, you have to put in bullets, place them on the ground and let them activate and they will open fire. Gatling guns cannot fire automatically, you have carry them and hold them so they can fire. Machine guns are much better than Gatling guns because they can fire thousand of rounds per minute, faster, powerful and can automatically open fire.

            Lets not forget about the multiple people needed to operate and feed the bullets, the trailer, the horses, setup on level ground and making sure your sights were correct ect…

            now you know the difference between a fully automatic and a machine.

            Proved you wrong by your own words

            Sucks doesn’t it?

            I’ll make you a nice plate of Crow

            Sound good sweetie?

          • Smira29595

            The Gatlin gun was the first crude automatic weapon, It was followed in 1885 with the Maxim (500 rounds per minute) Later followed by the Browning 1910 & 1919. There is also the 1911(that would be a .45) and the 1914 ( .22) ALL prior to the 1927. Now you have been schooled. Go squat on post I am sure THAT is what thrills you.

          • TruthWhisperer

            So you are wrong and you know it

            Sucks when an Anti-Gun person knows more than a wanna be pro gun like smelly2595 haha

          • TruthWhisperer

            So you did some research and found you didnt know anything about it.

            I have already taught you so much sweetie

          • TruthWhisperer

            Care to address why you dont know Gatlin Guns were not fully automatic even though you said they were?

            Sucks when an Anti Gun guy knows more about it than a pro-gun sammich maker.

            Sit right here

          • Smira29595

            If I did I would need my tweezers & magnifying glass to find it………..

          • TruthWhisperer

            well you do so bring them and whatever else you need.

            Love Daddy

          • TruthWhisperer

            Sweetie2595 Care to address why you dont know Gatlin Guns were not fully automatic even though you said they were?

            Sucks when an Anti Gun guy knows more about it than a pro-gun sammich maker.

            case closed and you lost due to your own words

            Maybe next time?

            Try not to switch so many subjects, Otherwise I catch you slippin and make you look like silly head

            I am glad I helped you learn something useful.

            You should feel smarter :-)

            Cheers

  • golfingirl

    Assault knives…..Ban them all!

    • Phil Blank

      M&M candy didn’t want to be associated with a knife ad because it wasn’t family friendly. Yet their whole candy opperation uses them daily to cut the chocolate in different sizes and shapes. Some are dies in a machine, but they are still a knife.
      Should they close opperstions because its not family friendly?

      • golfingirl

        I was using sarcasm to make a point.

        • TruthWhisperer

          You spelled ignorance wrong miss 139

    • TruthWhisperer

      And he lived because it wasnt a gun.

      You already admitted when a mildly retarded person steals your gun the solution is to buy a bigger one.

      Thanks for proving my point.

      You go live with the IQ’s less than 55 and we will evolve without your caveman ethics

      Deal?

      • golfingirl

        Tell me please, you really cannot be this dumb.

        By the way, my IQ is 139, considerably above yours, I can assure you.

        You would not even qualify to sharpen my No. 2 pencils before an exam.

        • Starryeyes63

          No he or she can be that dumb……….

          • TruthWhisperer

            Abort argument and resort to personal attacks when proven wrong

            Thanks for that :-)

          • Smira29595

            Seems to me you are the only one attacking. Again offer something useful or STFU

        • TruthWhisperer

          Yet with such a high IQ you choose to argue on the internet with people with less intelligence than you.

          Is that to make you feel good about yourself?

          Must be a lonely life being on here all day, arguing with simpletons all day haha

          PS just because you have a 139 IQ doesn’t mean there is anything of value inside your dense head, It just means you are capable but still choose to be ignorant.

          Congrats your mind is a super car but its out of gas lol

          Just think if you moved to the land of IQ55′s you could be their leader!

          • Smira29595

            Really do you have anything intelligent to offer???

          • TruthWhisperer

            Just facts Smira, I am grateful the person lived and don’t think its intelligent to jump on the bandwagon of BAN ALL KNIVES LOLOLOL

            Reality was never that fun for you and thats why you argue with simpletons on the internet

            Trust me I have an iq of 139.5

          • Smira29595

            I have yet to see you post any facts. Just your misguided opinion.

        • Starryeyes63

          Wow admits you are smarter.

          • TruthWhisperer

            wrong, admits that they have a super high IQ but doesnt mean there is any actual knowledge in that brain.

            Lets not forget when people have to bring up how high their IQ is its because its not that high.

            Otherwise they would actually use it instead of making it a distraction from how they were just proven wrong by a simpleton

            Sucks doesnt it?

        • TruthWhisperer

          Look Right here it is :-)

          Dont worry I screenshotted it in case you try to change it like Suck Delush does :-)

          Headshot!

        • TruthWhisperer

          139? thats a genius right?

          not so smart now are you?

        • Starryeyes63

          For someone who “claims” not to have multiple account it can clearly be seen here. Just click on the names……..

  • Phil Blank

    Strange with all the knife attacks across the country just in the last two week.

    • TruthWhisperer

      yeah and they all lived.

      Cant say that about the whole class of kindergarteners that was wiped out.

  • DonMega

    Poor kids .

  • BooneDawg

    Que: Dueling Banjo’s

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tqxzWdKKu8&feature=kp

    Listening to this while reading this article brings everything into focus!!!

  • oldruss

    The children were given to the care of HER mother?! That’s frightening. Surely, the victim’s/father’s mother in Wakeman would have been a better choice, and since Dad was treated and released from the hospital on the 25th, depending on how seriously he was knifed, why not make Dad the sole legal guardian/custodian of his children? Melissa does not sound like a fit parent, whatsoever.

    • banshee70

      We don’t know the whole story. Perhaps he was drinking too, perhaps he’s had trouble with the law and/or CPS before? Perhaps he’s just as abusive as she is? I am not condoning her actions whatsoever, as she is clearly unfit, but we do not know any back story on them… Also, it states the incident happened on May 24th, and he was not released until the 25th. They probably placed the children with her mother immediately to avoid the trauma of a foster home and probably have to wait until a court date to let them go home, and if the kids’ mother is at the home with the dad again, they probably won’t let them go home until they know they won’t be putting them back into a volatile environment. We also cannot blame the maternal grandmother for her adult daughter’s actions.

      • oldruss

        I only know what’s in the story. SHE stabbed him twice in the chest with a kitchen knife. The police found HER passed out drunk on the couch. SHE told police that, “she had stabbed her husband earlier that evening because he was yelling at her.” That’s worth repeating, “because he had yelled at her”! No mention of any prior domestic violence by him, and apparently no record of any, either. Letting Melissa anywhere near those kids is a mistake, IMHO.

        • banshee70

          I’m not disagreeing with you. I’m simply stating that we do not know everything there is to know based on this article.

          • banshee70

            However, based on the Huron County common pleas court website, Brandon has been charged and found guilty of credit card theft in the past. Apparently, he’s no angel either.

          • banshee70

            Also on the Lorain County common pleas website, he is charged with passing bad checks and receiving stolen property. I have not found any previous charges on the wife.

          • Sis Delish

            He had to have enough cash to keep her Beer Supply up.

          • banshee70

            LMAO! Good one!

        • Otter

          He was able to drive himself to his mothers house, but left all three children home alone, with their passed out drunk mother….not exactly responsible parenting by either one.
          I feel sorry for the children.

  • Starryeyes63

    OK CT why are my comment being placed on hold??? when other spew death threats and venom????

    • TruthWhisperer

      Whaaaaa dont have anything else better to do than argue with simpletons on the internet day after day?

      Go outside maybe learn something. We all know you could use it :-)

  • Otter

    Off topic…Please stop feeding the attention seeking Troll.

    • Starryeyes63

      I don’t argue with idiots or simpletons, They bring toy down to their level the beat ya with experience. Notice none of mine are directed at the troll.

      • TruthWhisperer

        great spelling! ‘They bring toy down to their level’

        Ever wonder if they are talking about you being the troll?

  • Krista Miller

    Mother of the year award goes to

  • Pablo Jones

    “she had stabbed her husband earlier that evening because he was yelling at her.”

    I’d be yelling at her too if she were stabbing me with a knife.

  • golfingirl

    Moving forward, I pledge to totally ignore the TruthWhisperer, Snapperfire, Summer and any other screen name he randomly chooses.

    He obviously thrives on the negative attention he receives in these discussions, and I refuse to be an enabler to his sick addiction.

    They actually have a name for those like him, a “Sockpuppet.”

    So his disease must be “Sockpuppetitis,” Creating a second, even third, identity so he can simply agree with himself. Probably doesn’t even remember he is agreeing with himself.

    Anyone else here want to join me in this action? That of totally ignoring this “Sockpuppet.”

    • luvmytoaster

      He also obviously thrives on trying to lure people into sitting on his pencil….

      Oh how I hope he is never around small children……

      • Smira29595

        more like a toothpick…………

      • golfingirl

        He is a “Sockpuppet.”

        • luvmytoaster

          Thank you for enlightening me, you are absolutely correct!

      • Smira29595

        More like a tooth pick……….. ( oops posted in wrongplace)

    • Starryeyes63

      Count me in. I started Yesterday =D

    • Starryeyes63

      Looks like Imitation is the Sincerest form of Flattery

      • Otter

        Trolls, apparently multiply like rabbits.

  • David France

    Look the woman is going to be charge with a DV HAHA.

  • AngieDawn

    No attempted murder charge.

  • luvmytoaster

    What the hell is wrong with you? Were you bullied as a child, your mother ignored you and your father slapped you around, or vice versa…..not enough positive reinforcement?…….

  • TruthWhisperer

    Maybe its someone with an actual iq of 139 and they get upset by simpletons giving them a bad name?

    Yesterday miss 139 said when a legal gun owner is irresponsible and loses their gun to someone that is mildly retarded, The solution is buy a bigger gun.

    Not exactly genius material is it?

  • luvmytoaster

    Oh more than likely it’s you with two different accounts…..

  • TruthWhisperer

    Is it that hard to believe more than one person finds their ignorance hilarious?

    Are you the defender of geniuses?

    thats gotta feel good for you

  • golfingirl

    That is exactly what it is.

  • golfingirl

    Now up to five different accounts…five against one and he still loses……laughing.

  • TruthWhisperer

    well it certainly isn’t because you actually have an iq of 139 because of you did then it wouldn’t be your first line of defense when you were proven wrong.

    We both know thats the case

    Enjoy your life though even if you have to lie to yourself to make it through it :-)

  • golfingirl

    Thank you for your opinion, Sockpuppet.

  • golfingirl

    Thank you, Sockpuppet.

  • golfingirl

    Thank you for your comments, Sockpuppet.

  • Smira29595

    Well I am sure that the sock is NOT used as a puppet.

  • golfingirl

    Thank you for enlightening us, Sockpuppet.

  • luvmytoaster

    Don’t forget that we’re supposed to be ignoring this dual personality, we’re giving him exactly what he wants…..attention.

  • Smira29595

    OK I am on board as of NOW.

  • golfingirl

    Sorry, I got carried away….laughing.

    Actually, just wanted to get the word out there that he is “The Sockpuppet.”

    The ignore button has now been set.

    Thanks

  • Smira29595

    You’re……Mr 139.5 IQ

  • golfingirl

    And….TruthWhisperer, Smirna29495 (pretending to be you, Smirna29595), snapperfire and Summer.

    At least five different personalities….makes Sybil look normal!

  • luvmytoaster

    LOL…..are we now up to 6 personas? Is your psychiatrist on vacation or simply ignoring your calls?

    Please get a refill on your meds – do I need to front the co-pay for you?

  • luvmytoaster

    This is a true case of psychosis…..I’ve never seen a personality multiply so quickly…..there has to be a name for it…….

  • TruthWhisperer

    Its that tough for you to comprehend more than 20 people think you are an embarrassment?

    Cheer up though because you have done so much to disenfranchise voters because they dont want to be like you

    You served my purpose and bought it hook line a sinker, the best part is others are coming to pile on :-)

    Cheers!

  • Smira29595

    Borderline?????? LOL

  • TruthWhisperer

    Its easier for the ignore button then accepting you are wrong.

    Thanks for proving my point :-)

  • TruthWhisperer

    you might want to re-count.

    What exactly have you won? your post was to ban knives and you think when a retarded person steals your gun you should buy a bigger gun

    Thats winning? LOL

    At this point I just take screen shots of you and post on imgur and we all have a good laugh about you

    But please keep embarrassing your fellow Republicans because you think they like you :-)

    Thanks for the laugh :-)

  • golfingirl

    Like a rabbit, except a rabbit is a lot smarter.

    Oh well…looks like he is down to a single personality. His medications must be working, or the CT has stepped in.

  • luvmytoaster

    I’m not sure what took so long but I believe the CT must be the ones we should thank…..
    ….and yet the Sockpuppet is still trying to convince himself of the fact that his multiple personalities are actually separate individuals….is the straight jacket on order yet?

  • golfingirl

    To a psychotic, their imagination is their reality.

  • Smira29595

    Looks like alot got deleted…. and funny how all the personalities are the same.

  • golfingirl

    Giving him the benefit of the doubt.

    I know, I am far too generous.