BY JENNIFER CABRERA
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joyce Ann Lewis, 30, who lists her address as GRACE Marketplace, was arrested early this morning and charged with aggravated battery after allegedly cutting another woman with a box cutter.
The victim told a Gainesville Police Department Officer that Lewis hit her with a closed fist before pulling out a box cutter and cutting her at least five times. The incident happened in the 200 block of NE Waldo Road, where the victim has been sleeping.
Post Miranda, Lewis reportedly said the victim pulled her out of a car and stabbed her; she also reportedly said the victim told her she was going to stab herself to get Lewis arrested. Lewis had one cut on her leg. A witness corroborated the victim’s account.
Lewis has 10 violent felony convictions and is being held on $5,000 bail.
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