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Cottage Grove police brief: Woman accused of pushing husband down stairs

A Cottage Grove woman was arrested for allegedly pushing her husband down a flight of stairs.

Police were called about 4:30 p.m. March 28 to a home in the 7000 block of 90th St. for a domestic incident that started as a verbal fight. Police arrested the 34-year-old woman on suspicion of fifth-degree domestic assault for allegedly pushing her 38-year-old husband down a flight of stairs and then breaking a door and door frame out of the wall, according to the report.

She was booked into the Washington County jail for the assault charge and on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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