29-Year-Old Woman Arrested for Felony Assault After Pouring Hot Grease on Sleeping Boyfriend (Photo)

July 04, 2014 16:05


On Friday July 4, 2014, at 2:45 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 7000 block of Northeast 27th Avenue on the report that a woman poured hot grease all over her boyfriend.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the 54-year-old male victim suffering from significant burns to his face, chest and hands. The victim was transported to Portland hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Officers placed the suspect, 29-year-old Shiree Franklin, into custody and transported her to the Detective Division where Family Services Division detectives continued the investigation. Detectives were unable to learn what led to Franklin pouring hot grease onto her boyfriend.

Franklin was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on one count of Assault in the First Degree (Domestic Violence).

Franklin will be arraigned on Monday July 7.



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