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Brainerd woman charged with Jan. 17 stabbing in Nisswa


A Brainerd woman was charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon following an alleged stabbing incident Jan. 17 in Nisswa.

Carie Mello, 42, was arrested Jan. 17 after allegedly stabbing Wayne Compton, 24, at his residence in Nisswa. Reports following the incident said Mellow stabbed Compton with a paring knife and then fled the scene.

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