An East Clark County woman faces an assault charge following what police believe was an escalated argument that sent her sister to the hospital.

On Feb. 13, Rima McQuestion, 44, appeared in Clark County Superior Court, facing a first-degree domestic violence assault charge. She was initially referred to the prosecutor fo a charge of attempted homicide, according to the sheriff’s office. 

According to a probable cause affidavit, at about 8:15 a.m. Feb. 12 sheriff’s office deputies were dispatched to the 27000 block of Northeast 36th Street north of Camas on a report of a knife assault. 

On arrival, deputies discovered McQuestion’s sister, Tonya, had sustained life-threatening slash injuries to her legs, the affidavit stated. According to the emergency call, McQuestion had cut her sister with a knife.

Police also heard from McQuestion’s mother, Darlene, who said an argument regarding car keys led to McQuestion slashing her sister’s legs with a 3-and-a-half-inch folding blade, the affidavit stated. The documents described the cuts as “very deep” and about a half a foot long.

Due to the seriousness of the cuts, McQuestion’s sister was transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, the affidavit stated, and it was likely she would require surgery.

McQuestion was taken into custody without incident.

McQuestion’s bail was set at $1 million according to court documents, and she was scheduled for an arraignment hearing Feb. 26.

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Bob Larimer

What do you think a state 'Office of Gun Violence' would be used for?

It's why citizens have to speak up, choose good representatives, hold their feet to the fire.

Or go back to being peasants and slaves.

Choose Freedom.

Defend it.

Fight for it.

Hint: Today's elected representatives really don't think they have to serve us.

They think 'We the People' is a quaint old saying, something to sneer at.

We are smelly Walmart shoppers, toothless Nascar hicks, bitter clingers to our Bibles, our firearms, our belief in the institution of Marriage, our silly patriotic notions about One Nation Under God.

The only person who honors government Of, By and for the People is Donald Trump.

Liberals, elitists, absolutely Hate him for that.

And when they attack him, they are really attacking us.

We could also have a state office of knife violence, one for brick violence, scissors violence, tire iron violence.

But it's not about gun violence.

It is about CONTROL of citizens.

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