Intoxicated Suspect Stabs Woman Over Can of Beer

April 4, 2016 - According to a Center Police Department press release, an intoxicated suspect stabbed a woman on Mildred Street due to an arguement over a can of beer. 

Press Release: On March 24, the Center Police Department responded to a 911 call in reference to a stabbing. Center P.D. Patrol Officer Angela Neal located the victim on Wiseman Street, who was being treated by ACE E.M.S.. The victim was identified as 48-year-old Elizabeth Suell.

Jason StansberryOfficer Neal did observe that Suell had a large wound around her inner thigh. Elizabeth Suell advised Officer Neal that she was on Mildred Street when the incident took place. Suell then stated to Officer Neal that she had gotten into an argument with a Jason Stansberry over a can of beer. Suell stated that after the argument, she turned to walk away from Stansberry and that's when Stansberry stabbed her. Suell advised that she believed Stansberry was high on P.C.P. and was still on Mildred Street.

Officer Neal relayed the information to Center P.D. Detective David Haley and Haley was able to locate Stansberry on Shelbyville Street. Detective Haley observed that Stansberry appeared to be under the influence of P.C.P. and took him into custody for Public Intoxication.

Haley later obtained an arrest warrant signed by Justice of the Peace Margie Anderson for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly weapon (Felony 2) for Jason Stansberry. Jason Stansberry was booked into the Center P.D. Jail for Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon, and Public Intoxication.

Elizabeth Suell was treated by ACE E.M.S. and then transported by life flight to L.S.U. Medical Center. Suell was released from L.S.U. three days later.

Submitted by Detective David Haley