Woman Hits Man With Her Car in Argument Over Casino Parking Spot: Cops

Woman Hits Man With Her Car in Argument Over Casino Parking Spot: Cops (Bernalillo County Jail/Google)

An argument over parking escalated quickly at a New Mexico casino late last week when cops say a woman drove her car into her rival for a spot.

Bernalillo County authorities have slapped Yvonne Aragon with charges of assault with a deadly weapon in the encounter at the Route 66 Casino in Albuquerque, which cops say occurred Friday.

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Cops say the spat became even crazier after the victim tossed his coffee on Aragon's car, at which time she allegedly pulled out a pistol.

Responding officers say they discovered bruises on the victim's leg that matched a skeleton on Aragon's license plate.

"The victim stated that he was saving a spot for his wife to park in," Captain Andi Taylor with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office told KOB. “So he was standing in the parking spot."

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Police say Aragon admitted to hitting the victim with the car but denied pointing a gun at him.

The 45-year-old faces two felony battery charges for what Taylor said amounted to her ill-advised reaction to her exasperation.

"Potentially she has felonies on her record all because she was impatient and decided to react in a hostile, negative manner," Taylor said.

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