Man Facing Charges After Attacking His Girlfriend With Knife

A Council Bluffs man is facing a number of charges after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend and threatening to kill her. 

Police say just before 6:30 Monday night, officers were called to a home near 37th and Avenue D for an armed person. While in route to the call, information was relayed that a man was attacking a woman with a knife, or knives. 

When they arrived, officers located the suspect, 41 year old Joey Stalbosky, on the street. He was taken into custody after a brief struggle, in which he was tazed. Further investigation revealed Stalbosky had also threatened to kill the woman, who is his 43 year old girlfriend, Michelle Fastnacht. 

Stalbosky is currently at a local area hospital for unrelated medical needs. When he is released, he will be booked for Attempted Murder, two counts of First Degree Harassment, Disobedience to a Peace Officer and Public Intoxication.


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