Woman Charged With Running Over Ex


LaGrange Police have arrested a local woman on a pair of charges after she allegedly attempted to strike her former boyfriend with her car.

Early Sunday morning about 1:39 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 600 block of Snelson Street reference to a disturbance.

Officers arrived and spoke to a pair of males, who stated someone had attempted to run over them in a car. One of the males explained that he was visiting the residence, when his former girlfriend, Yvonne Marie Bumbrey, arrived and began arguing with him about how relationship ended. He stated Bumbrey then hit him with a metal stick and yelled at him in front of everyone in the residence.

The victim stated he then walked out of the residence with the other male and began walking away to get away from the problem. He sated he was walking through the driveway when Bumbrey got back into her white Honda Accord and charged toward them in the vehicle. According to the victim, Bumbrey ran off the roadway in order to run over him, but he was able to jump out of the way to avoid being struck by the vehicle. However, she did manage to run over his left foot in the process.

The victim advised Bumbrey then fled the scene in the vehicle on Snelson Street toward Burr Street. He presumed that Bumbrey probably went back to her residence on Cross Creek Drive.

Police then spoke to the second male, who advised he was walking with the victim after he had gotten into an argument with Bumbrey. He stated the Bumbrey entered the white Honda and accelerated toward them, appearing to be trying to strike the victim with her car. He stated the victim jumped out of the way, but he could not move before the tires of the vehicle ran over his left foot.

Officers also found evidence of tire marks on the top of the victim’s left boot.

Detectives later made contact with Bumbrey at her residence on Cross Creek Drive and she was arrested without further incident.

Bumbrey, age 42, was arrested and transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the jail on charges of Aggravated Assault and Reckless Conduct.

The victim only sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident.

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer