Police: Jasper native arrested after accused of stabbing Monday

Police: Jasper native accused of stabbing a man Monday
Published: Mar. 13, 2023 at 4:12 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - According to Jasper City Police Department officials, a Jasper native has been arrested for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Jasper Police say they were dispatched to the 900 block of West Division Road in reference to a stabbing Monday just before 6:45 a.m.

Officials say upon investigating, 27-year-old Jessie Dearborn was found to have stabbed another person who was living at a residence on the 900 block of West Division Road.

The press release stated the victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries to their hand and chest.

Officials say Dearborn was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation and then transported to the Dubois County Security Center.

Police say Dearborn has been charged with aggravated battery, domestic battery with a deadly weapon, and invasion of privacy.

A mug shot has not been released at this time.