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Cops: Woman Tried To Carve Beau's Tat

Suspect sought to cut her name from boyfriend’s neck


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Tattoo Cutting Report

NOVEMBER 15--Following an argument with her boyfriend, a knife-wielding Nebraska woman allegedly attempted to cut off a tattoo of her name from the man’s neck, cops charge.

Tressa Amerson, 19, was jailed Friday night on a domestic assault charge following an altercation with Ronald Miner at his residence in Lincoln. Miner, 30, suffered “minor scratches” during the incident, according to a police report. Amerson is pictured in the mug shot at right.

A probable cause affidavit notes that Miner told officers that he and Amerson “had been having ongoing relationship problems for the past week.” The incident Friday, he added, was triggered when Amerson became upset because “she believed he ‘broke her car.’”

Miner said Amerson “grabbed a knife and attempted to cut the tattoo of her name off his neck.” A cop reported that Miner had the name “Tressa” inked on the left side of his neck, and that he “observed what appeared to be two scratch marks that ran across the tattoo.” Miner is pictured here in a mug shot snapped last month following his bust for an outstanding bench warrant.

When questioned by police, Amerson denied assaulting Miner, saying that she had “been sleeping all day.” Cops recovered a small paring knife from the living room floor, reporting that “this was believed to be the knife used.”

Amerson was booked into the Lancaster County jail, where she remains in custody pending a court hearing scheduled for this afternoon.

In an interview, Miner told TSG that he got the 2” x 2” “Tressa” tattoo in late-July and has been dating Amerson for about a year. Asked if he considered Amerson his girlfriend, Miner replied, “kinda, sorta, not really,” before adding, “she’s pretty crazy.” (2 pages)

Comments (5)

She was just trying to do him a favor. She did not want him to go through the expense of laser removal.
Surrounded by Arschlochs.
This is precisely why I never got my 19-year old girlfriend's name tattooed on my neck. Well, of course, that and because I like the idea of being employable.
Good one!
haha awesome.