Friday, July 1, 2011

Willie Mae Lewis, North Carolina Ice Pick Attacker - 1955


FULL TEXT: Willie Mae Lewis, 33, Negro of Noir street, was arrested by Assistant Chief W. C. Lovette and Sgt. H. C. Britt on South Water street about 3:30 p.m. Saturday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. She was charged with assaulting Earl Lewis with an ice pick. Addition charges were carrying a concealed weapon, the ice pick, and public drunkenness.

[“Woman Charged With Ice Pick Assault,” The Robesonian (Lumberton, N. C.), Oct. 17, 1955, p. 4]

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