Karl Early, 48, has been charged with domestic battery, battery with a deadly weapon, domestic battery with strangulation and interruption of an emergency call.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 17000 block of Gingko Court, where deputies found an adult woman with injuries to her body and hands. The woman said she had been involved in a physical confrontation with Early. The woman said she was cut with a knife during a struggle inside the residence, was grabbed by the throat and choked and was struck in the back with a knife that was thrown at her as she fled.
The woman tried to call 911 during the physical confrontation but was interrupted by Early. He also received moderate injuries during the incident. Both persons were treated for their injuries. A sheriff’s detective was notified and responded to continue the investigation.
Through the investigation, it was determined that Early was the primary physical aggressor. Early was arrested and booked into the Washoe County jail His bail is set at $18,272.
Anyone with additional information regarding this case is urged to contact Detective Palmer at 328-3320 or remain anonymous by calling Secret Witness at 322-4900.