San Carlos Woman in Jail After Allegedly Stabbing Ex-Boyfriend's Pet Lizard to Death

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Little man survives DV dispute
Update (10:30 a.m.): Sadly, the man's pet lizard died.

Sometimes domestic disputes involve children and other times they involve pets. A San Carlos woman is in jail after she had it out with her ex-boyfriend and took a knife to his pet lizard.

Police arrested 37-year-old Shawna Kim Apour and charged her with domestic violence, vandalism, and animal cruelty. She was booked in San Mateo County Jail.

The unfortunate fight started Saturday around 3:40 a.m. inside the man's home on the 1000 block of Crestview Drive. Amid the heated argument, Apour pulled out a knife and sliced the man's 14-year-old bearded dragon. She then left on foot, police told reporters. Cops tracked Apour a few blocks. She pulled a knife on officers, who pulled Tasers on her.

She was arrested and then released on bail. On Tuesday around 6:50 p.m., deputies responded to a call of a suspicious person walking through traffic. Apour was found on the railroad tracks near the San Carlos train station, police said. She again allegedly became aggressive with officers, trying to remove a deputy's weapon and stun gun. She was arrested again, but this time on suspicion of attempting to disarm a deputy, trespassing, resisting arrest, and committing a felony while out on bail.

As for the little lizard, he was taken to the vet, where he received stitches. He's recovering and is expected to survive.

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Smitty
Smitty

This woman sounds like she's a few eggs short of the dozen. The boyfriend should be lucky she didnt wait for him to go to sleep and stab his attached "Lizard"...; )

Krottyguy53
Krottyguy53

What part of "Stabbing Ex-Boyfriend's Pet Lizard to Death"and"As for the little lizard, he was taken to the vet, where he received stitches. He's recovering and is expected to survive"

Makes sense to anyone?

Smitty
Smitty

I concur...that didnt make a whole lot of sense lol.

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