A Farmington woman is in jail following what was reported as a stabbing on Monday night in Desloge.
Samantha Hemsath-Haas, 30, of Farmington, has been charged with domestic assault in the first degree and armed criminal action. She is currently being held at the St. Francois County Jail on a $100,000 bond with conditions that she must have a GPS monitor and no contact with the victim.
Desloge Police Chief James Bullock said an officer was standing outside the police station located at 1000 N. Desloge Drive when a vehicle pulled into the parking lot.
According to the officer, a 33-year-old male got out of the vehicle on the passenger side and was bleeding. The victim reported that he had been stabbed by the female passenger identified as Hemsath-Haas, who was his girlfriend.
Bullock said that the driver of the vehicle witnessed the incident and said that Hemsath-Haas lunged forward a couple of times while he was driving. It was after that he realized his male passenger was wounded.
According to the officer, the victim had two 4-inch lacerations and another laceration that was 1.5 inches long. The lacerations were all approximately one-half inch wide.
A hatchet and knife were reportedly found in the vehicle. It has been learned the knife was used in the alleged assault.
Hemsath-Haas was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Francois County Jail.