PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Port Charlotte woman for stabbing her live-in boyfriend this morning. Pauline Elaine Randle, 34, of 21538 Gibralter Avenue, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon.
CCSO received a call at 12:21 a.m. to respond to Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte concerning a domestic altercation that resulted in a stabbing. Deputies and Detectives responded to the hospital and to a home at 22019 Catherine Avenue where the stabbing occurred. A witness told detectives he saw the altercation and stabbing; Randle fled the home and the witness drove the victim to the hospital.
Detectives said the Randle, the victim and witness were guests at the Catherine Avenue home where an argument began. The witness said he saw Randle pick up an 8-inch knife off the kitchen counter and stab her boyfriend on his left side shoulder, very near his neck. The witness disarmed Randle and she then fled the home. The victim was treated for a non-life threatening injury as a result of the stab wound.
At 1:32 a.m., Randle was located at 22078 Marshall Avenue in Port Charlotte. Detectives developed probable cause and arrested her. She was transported to Fawcett Memorial Hospital first for unspecified reason, released, and then taken to the Charlotte County Jail where she remains on no bond.