For Immediate Release
Ice Pick Assailant Charged
Caitlen S. Watkins, 18, of Springfield has been charged with 1st Degree Assault and Armed Criminal action after she attacked a 29-year old male with an ice pick on the parking lot of 3020 S. Glenstone. She is in the Greene County Jail with a bond of $75,000. Police were called to the parking lot just after 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Lonnie Sowersby, of Springfield, received multiple stab wounds after a verbal argument with the suspect over a parking space. Sowersby’s injures were not life threatening. Watkins fled the scene but was located by Springfield Police at her residence and arrested.
SPD Case Number: 09-55414
Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 864-1751; Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap