December 29, 2008
Arlen Arguijo Jail Intake Booking
Lake Worth, Florida (The Weekly Vice) -- Arlen V. Arguijo, a 35-year-old Lake Worth, Florida man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to kill his girlfriend with a fork and knife.
According to the Palm Beach Sheriff's office, Arguijo and his live-in girlfriend, Maria Perez, began arguing inside their home Saturday at around 1:30 pm.
Sheriff's deputies say the confrontation turned deadly when Arguijo pulled a fork out of his pocket and allegedly tried to stab Perez several times with it. He then grabbed a folding knife and attempted to stab Perez with it, telling her he would kill her and her children.
During the struggle, Perez sustained multiple lacerations to her hands and fingers while trying to defend herself from the attack.
Investigators say Perez was able to escape when a witness intervened.
Arguijo was arrested on multiple charges, including attempted homicide, aggravated assault with intent to kill and aggravated battery with intent to kill. He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail pending a $50,000 bond.
The Weekly Vice
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