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Police: Woman tries to stab man in fight over empty cans in Corvallis

Police responded to the 400 block of SW First Street at about 11:15 p.m. to a report of a woman holding a man at knife point.

Posted: Jun 17, 2019 2:21 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- A Corvallis woman is in jail after police said she threatened a man with a knife during an argument over a bag of empty beverage cans on Sunday.

Patricia Compton, 39, was taken to the Benton County Jail. She faces charges of first-degree attempted assault, unlawful use of a weapon and menacing. Her bail has been set at $187,500.

Police responded to the 400 block of SW First Street at about 11:15 p.m. to a report of a woman holding a man at knife point.

Compton allegedly pulled out a folding knife during the argument and tried to stab him. Police said they arrived to find her holding the knife to the man’s throat, but she dropped the knife when they ordered her to.

The man was not injured.

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