Oliver Springs woman threatens husband over television dispute

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OLIVER SPRINGS, Tenn. (WATE) — An Oliver Springs woman has found herself with multiple charges after threatening and attacking her husband with several different weapons over a dispute regarding their television.

According to an arrest report, 59-year-old Nancy Bray Hawkins and her husband Roy Hawkins began arguing when the incident escalated.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on Stubbs Road around 3:30 p.m. on Christmas Day. Roy Hawkins was bleeding from his left arm when officers arrived.

He told them that his wife started throwing items at him after an argument began over the television.

She then grabbed a fully loaded Taurus .38-caliber revolver, pointing at both herself and her husband claiming she would kill him.

Hawkins was then disarmed by her husband, and he quickly left the residence.

She then chased after him with a 7.5-inch meat cleaver and an 8-inch knife. Roy Hawkins was able to disarm Nancy both times.

Finally, she threw a large metal pole at him which injured his arm.

Hawkins was arrested and charged with resisting arrest and aggravated assault among other charges.

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