May 21, 2018
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Two arrested after family fight involving a knife in Bath

By Christopher Cousins, BDN Staff

BATH, Maine — A family fight involving a knife Thursday in Bath resulted in the arrests of two people, according to police.

Rhonda B. Churchill, 48, is charged with Class B aggravated assault for stabbing her husband, William W. Churchill, 47, in the thigh. William Churchill was later arrested on a probation hold and summoned for attacking his wife’s 24-year-old son.

The incident unfolded at about 3:57 p.m. when Bath police officers responded to a report of a domestic fight in a Pleasant Street apartment building. William Churchill was found with a small stab wound to his left thigh and a cut on his right hand. A verbal dispute between William Churchill and his wife and her son because physical, culminating in the alleged stabbing. His hand was cut when he attempted to grab the knife.

Rhonda Churchill was released later in the day on $15,000 unsecured bail and faces a Sept. 11 court appearance in West Bath District Court. William Churchill was treated and released from Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick but arrested at about 6:40 p.m. on a probation hold. He is being held at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.

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