Woman stabs common-law husband, hurts self say police

Sonya Dews. Photo Source: Longview Police
Sonya Dews. Photo Source: Longview Police

Released by the Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - On June 21, 2010 at around 6:14 p.m., Longview Officers were dispatched to a family violence call in the 300 block of Avenue D #B.

Officers arrived and found Glenn Cary had been stabbed by his common-law wife, Sonya Dews. Cary told officers that he and Dews had been arguing before she stabbed him and that she had fled prior to the officers arrival.

Cary refused transport to the hospital for his injuries and Dews was found a short time later at West Marshall Avenue and Forest Park Drive. Dews was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center for non-life threatening, self-inflicted injuries. She was later arrested after being treated by doctors. Sonya Dews was booked into the Gregg County Jail and charged with

aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a 2nd degree felony.