Cops: Woman tried to carve beau’s tattoo

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NOVEMBER 15–Following an argument with her boyfriend, a knife-wielding Nebraska woman allegedly attempted to cut off a tattoo of her name from the man’s neck, cops charge.

Tressa Amerson, 19, was jailed Friday night on a domestic assault charge following an altercation with Ronald Miner at his residence in Lincoln. Miner, 30, suffered “minor scratches” during the incident, according to a police report. Amerson is pictured in the mug shot at right.

A probable cause affidavit notes that Miner told officers that he and Amerson “had been having ongoing relationship problems for the past week.” The incident Friday, he added, was triggered when Amerson became upset because “she believed he ‘broke her car.’”

Miner said Amerson “grabbed a knife and attempted to cut the tattoo of her name off his neck.” A cop reported that Miner had the name “Tressa” inked on the left side of his neck, and that he “observed what appeared to be two scratch marks that ran across the tattoo.”

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