By writer to www.theherald-news.com
A Bolingbrook lady pointed a loaded handgun at her husband whereas he was in mattress after accusing him of withholding cash to finish her kidney transplant, police studies mentioned.
Renee Elliott-Smyshlyaev, 49, of the 100 block of Holly Road, faces misdemeanor fees of aggravated assault with a lethal weapon and reckless conduct in reference to incident.
About eight a.m. on April 4, officers responded to a home disturbance at Elliott-Smyshlyaev’s residence and noticed her standing on the entrance door “extremely intoxicated, displaying slurred speech” and having a “tough time concentrating,” based on Bolingbrook police studies.
Elliott-Smyshlyaev informed the officers she was concerned in an argument along with her husband and approached him within the upstairs bed room whereas he was nonetheless in mattress, police studies mentioned.
“She confronted him over her believing he has been withholding belongings to pay for a kidney transplant for her,” police studies mentioned.
Elliott-Smyshlyaev mentioned her husband “turned upset and struck her a number of occasions,” police studies mentioned. When the officers questioned her additional, Elliott-Smyshlyaev apparently “started to alter her model of occasions a number of occasions” and would cease speaking in the course of a sentence, police studies mentioned.
The officers then spoke along with her husband, who mentioned Elliott-Smyshlyaev was consuming all through the day and night time earlier than yelling at him about how he was withholding cash for a kidney transplant, police studies mentioned.
Whereas Elliott-Smyshlyaev’s husband was mendacity in mattress, she pointed a loaded semi-automatic handgun at his face, police studies mentioned. The husband saved the loaded gun in a backpack in his residence workplace, police report mentioned.
Elliott-Smyshlyaev ordered him off the bed and to comply with her downstairs, police studies mentioned. As the 2 walked downstairs, the husband swung his physique after which used his hand to strike the gun from Elliott-Smyshlyaev’s hand, police studies mentioned.
“As soon as the handgun fell to the ground, he subsequent unloaded it and positioned it right into a gun protected, which was additionally situated in his downstairs workplace,” police studies mentioned.