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Manchester Twp. woman accused of stabbing grandfather
A Manchester Township woman remains behind bars, denied bail, after police say she stabbed her grandfather last week.
Northern Regional Police say Ashley Nicole Remines stabbed her grandfather with a steak knife and a carving fork after he would not allow her to take his pain medication Friday, Feb. 9.
Remines, 25, of the 3200 block of North Susquehanna Trail, is charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
Acting out: Remines has an opioid addiction which sometimes leads to anger outbursts, officials said. Her family has to hide her grandfather's medication so she does not steal it, which she has done, according to police.
Police said Remines' grandfather was at her home when he told her she could not have his medication Friday.
She then went to her room to drink a bottle of spiced rum, court documents state.
A man in the house at the time tried taking the rum from her so she couldn't drink herself to unconsciousness, but police say she was aggressive toward him. Once he got the bottle from her, she began acting out and started breaking things in the residence, charging documents allege.
She then went into the kitchen and grabbed a steak knife and carving fork, police said.
Alleged stabbing: Remines then ran into the living room and stabbed her grandfather as he sat in a recliner in the living room, court documents allege.
Multiple people inside the home took the knife and fork away from her and kept them from her until police arrived, according to officials.
Police said her grandfather had multiple stab wounds on his torso. He was taken to York Hospital by ambulance.
Remines: Police were called to the residence about 10:20 p.m.
When officers arrived they found Remines sitting in the driveway smoking a cigarette, and police said she told them she didn't care if she died and that she wanted police to shoot her.
Remines was handcuffed and placed into a police cruiser, where she continued yelling that she wanted to die, court documents state.
Remines was taken to the county's central booking unit for arraignment. District Judge Jennifer J.P. Clancy denied her bail because she is a danger to the community and possibly herself, according to online court records.
Remines does not have an attorney listed.
Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 23 at District Judge Jeffrey Oberdorf's office.
— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.