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Woman accused of assaulting boyfriend

March 14, 2017 GMT

TOPOCK — A woman blamed jealousy for an argument resulting in felony charges for assault of her boyfriend.

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Aryn Ray Cotton, 22, of Topock, Saturday evening on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon per domestic violence, a felony, and criminal damage per domestic violence, a misdemeanor, said Trish Carter, department spokeswoman.

Shortly after 6 p.m., deputies were dispatched to an agency assist at Exit 1 off Interstate 40 in Topock. Prior to the deputy’s arrival, the investigating agency had determined that it was a domestic violence incident which occurred in the Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction.


Upon arrival, deputies contacted the Arizona Department of Transportation officer and he advised of an incident involving a man and a woman identified as Cotton, Carter said. Deputies reported Cotton said that it was her fault and she let things get out of hand.

The 27-year-old male victim reported that Cotton got jealous at a party and they decided to leave, Carter said. The victim also said that he drove them to the turnout area near Exit 1, where Cotton got jealous again as a girl wanted to video tape him as he jumped into the water.

The victim then said that Cotton left and went back to where he parked his truck.

The victim reported that when he returned to his truck, Cotton had been throwing rocks at his truck and broke the windshield and passenger window, Carter said. The victim reported that he got injured when Cotton started throwing rocks at him.

Deputies reported observing two contusions on the victim’s hip, Carter said. During conversations with Cotton, she said that she got mad at her boyfriend and she broke his windshield by throwing rocks.

Cotton was taken into custody without incident booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.