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Woman arrested in stabbing incident, man in stable condition

Antonia Coddington, 27, was arrested on charges of second-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, menacing and harassment after Lebanon Police officers responded to a domestic disturbance call on April 19.

At approximately 10:10 a.m., LPD officers responded to a domestic disturbance between a male and female at 1426 Hiatt St. in Lebanon, according to a news release from the Lebanon Police Department.

Responding officers were advised by LPD dispatch that a man, later identified as Mike Yarnell, 31, had been stabbed near the collar bone area with a pocket-style knife. LPD learned there was infant child present during this altercation.

When officers arrived, Yarnell was on the street outside the residence; he had a knife wound as described. They found the female, Coddington, inside the residence with the infant.

While investigating the disturbance, officers learned that at some point during a verbal Yarnell and Coddington inside the residence, Coddington allegedly stabbed Yarnell in the collarbone area, causing injury. Coddington was taken into custody without incident, and was transported to the Lebanon Justice Center. She will be later transported to Linn County Jail.

Yarnell was transported by Lebanon Fire District personnel to Good Samaritan Hospital and is in stable condition.

According to the LPD call log, Yarnell had a state-wide felony warrant out of Linn County Sheriff’s Office for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. His parole officer said to give Yarnell “a verbal directive to report P&P within 24 hours of release from hospital. They will withdraw the warrant,” according to the log entry.

A 14-year-old female listed as a runaway out of Albany was also at the location. She was released to her mother.

The child present during this altercation was not injured, and has temporarily been placed with Department of Human Services.