Police say a domestic dispute Thursday night ended with a Garner man stabbing his ex-fiance multiple times with a screwdriver.
Reports show Anthony Richard Penque, 41, of 4905 Auburn Church Road, Garner, was taken into custody at 8:45 p.m. and charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and three counts of communicating threats, a misdemeanor.
Police on Friday afternoon added the following charges against Penque: one count of felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury; one count of felony first-degree kidnapping; two counts of felony second-degree kidnapping; and one count of felony burglary.
Zebulon police Chief Tim Hayworth in news release said officers witnessed an altercation in process when they responded to the call at 607 N. Church St. about 8 p.m.
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According to police, Penque entered the home and engaged in a verbal dispute with his ex-fiance, Virginia Mangas Scudder, 49, of Garner, and two other people.
The dispute moved outside and that was when Scudder was “stabbed multiple times with a screwdriver,” the report said. Scudder was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Penque remained in the Wake County Detention Center Friday afternoon under $1 million secured bond. He was scheduled to appear in court on June 10.