Wife arrested for aggravated assault

Christi Dawn Morton was booked into Potter County Detention Center for aggravated assault on March 18.

Christi Dawn Morton was arrested on March 18 after officers were dispatched to a home on the 2300 block of S. Wilson on a domestic disturbance call.

Upon arival, officers found Christi Dawn Morton, 38, sitting on the front porch of the home. She indicated to officers that she had been involved in a dispute with her husband.

Officers then spoke with her husband in the home, and he reported that he had been in an argument with his wife when she produced a knife and stabbed him. He had wounds on his hand and abdomen.

Officers recovered a pocket knife with a 3" blade from the home. Jacob Russell Morton, 33, was transported to the hospital for his injuries, which were non-life threatening. Christi Morton was booked into the Potter County Detention Center for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.