Woman charged in stabbing incident freed from jail

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Ordered to stay away from victim

A woman suspected of stabbing another woman in St. John’s last weekend has been released from jail.

Inger Tollefsen is led out of provincial court in St. John's by a sheriff's officer in this Telegram file photo.

Inger Tollefsen, 46, was back in provincial court in St. John’s this afternoon

Judge Pamela Goulding agreed to release Tollefsen on a recognizance, with a $1,000 cash deposit.

Conditions of her release include that she report to RNC three times a week and that she adhere to a curfew at the house she’ll be staying at in Kilbride.

She’s prohibited from having any weapons and must abstain from alcohol and drugs. She’s not permitted to enter any liquor store, as well.

The judge also stressed that Tollefsen remain away from Cowan Avenue and have no contact with the complainant.

Tollefsen is scheduled to return to court Feb. 19.

She’s charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

She was arrested Jan. 12 following a reported stabbing incident at a house on Cowan Avenue. where the two women were said to have lived together. The 47-year-old victim suffered serious injuries.

 

rgillingham@thetelegram.com

Twitter: @TelyCourt

Geographic location: Cowan Avenue

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