Police: St. Peters man tried to stab, choke woman over wet cell phone

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 5, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 8:52 AM

ST. PETERS, Mo. -- A suburban St. Louis man is accused of trying to stab a woman in a dispute over a wet cellphone.

Authorities say 24-year-old Trevor Wade Livingtston of St. Peters was at the home of an acquaintance Saturday when he found his cellphone in a small puddle of water on the kitchen counter. That prompted an argument with another man.

When a woman intervened, Livingston allegedly threatened to shoot the woman. Witnesses say he tried to stab her with a pair of scissors and tried to choke her.

 

Livingston is charged with second-degree assault and jailed on $100,000 cash-only bond.

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