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RandySF

(62,798 posts)
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 07:59 PM Dec 2013

Two arrested after "Ten Commandments" argument turns violent.

A discussion about the Bible and the Ten Commandments ended Saturday in a bloody domestic dispute at a Cartersville motel.

Police were called about 1 a.m. to a Crown Inn motel room at 1214 N. Tennessee St. in Cartersville, with the original call a 911 hangup, according to the Cartersville Police Department incident report, above.

When an officer arrived, he noticed fresh blood on the carpet and a bloody towel in the sink. The occupants of the room, Carolyn Murley Unfricht, 56, and Daniel Joseph Camarda, 35, "were highly intoxicated with slurred speech and having some difficulty walking," the officer wrote in the report.

Unfricht told police the two had been talking about the Bible and the Ten Commandments, the discussion "became heated" and she "arose from her seat with the Bible in hand and struck...Camarda across the face," causing a red mark to his face and breaking his glasses, the report says.

She said "Camarda then slung her across the room striking the television and a table" and "at some point during being thrown around she struck her head causing a cut...(and injuring) her right foot."


http://cartersville.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/bible-ten-commandments-talk-turns-bloody-domestic-dispute

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Two arrested after "Ten Commandments" argument turns violent. (Original Post) RandySF Dec 2013 OP
Well, there sure is a lot of violence in that Bible she smacked him with. Curmudgeoness Dec 2013 #1
One was pro King james version the other was Duck Dynasty Phil version... Drew Richards Dec 2013 #5
Then that pro-KJV is lucky they are not a dead duck. nt Curmudgeoness Dec 2013 #10
Let that be a lesson to us all. The Bible is not missable with alcohol. longship Dec 2013 #2
Wonder which one of the 10 caused this violence. Historic NY Dec 2013 #3
I'm really sorry Aerows Dec 2013 #4
another one that makes me wonder how the Onion can stay in business rurallib Dec 2013 #8
No kidding! Aerows Dec 2013 #15
Let me get this straight... Johnyawl Dec 2013 #6
which was the neighbor and which the coveter? rurallib Dec 2013 #9
Drunk for Jebus malaise Dec 2013 #7
this is Georgia d_r Dec 2013 #11
Another country music song! Vashta Nerada Dec 2013 #12
I think we should just have two commandments: Initech Dec 2013 #13
I'm reminded of the scene in Needful Things where the Baptist and the Catholic... Shandris Dec 2013 #14

Curmudgeoness

(18,219 posts)
1. Well, there sure is a lot of violence in that Bible she smacked him with.
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 08:08 PM
Dec 2013

The only unanswered question is "what started that argument?" Was one of them anti-Ten Commandments? Or was it just an interpretation problem?

longship

(40,416 posts)
2. Let that be a lesson to us all. The Bible is not missable with alcohol.
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 09:09 PM
Dec 2013


Should have used water, which is miscible with alcohol.
 

Aerows

(39,961 posts)
4. I'm really sorry
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 09:20 PM
Dec 2013

but this made me laugh. A brawl over the ten commandments, hitting someone in the face with a Bible, oh my. This story had it all.

rurallib

(62,685 posts)
8. another one that makes me wonder how the Onion can stay in business
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 10:04 PM
Dec 2013

they can barely compete with the goffiness of real life anymore

Johnyawl

(3,205 posts)
6. Let me get this straight...
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 09:48 PM
Dec 2013

...a man and a woman, not married to each other, drunk in a hotel room at 1am have an arguement over the Ten Commandments that turned violent? What were they argueing over, which commandment to break first?

d_r

(6,907 posts)
11. this is Georgia
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 10:07 PM
Dec 2013

they probably weren't arguing over what the 10 commandments "say" or "mean" they were probably arguing over the plan to put the 10 commandments on display at the state capital. See for example - http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/24234756/proposal-would#axzz2opFHbXJV

eta : here's their mugshots-

 

Vashta Nerada

(3,922 posts)
12. Another country music song!
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 10:08 PM
Dec 2013

This couple should get together with the ceramic squirrel couple and come out with a country music album.

 

Shandris

(3,447 posts)
14. I'm reminded of the scene in Needful Things where the Baptist and the Catholic...
Sat Dec 28, 2013, 10:13 PM
Dec 2013

...are at each other's throats. There's something pathetically sad, yet poignantly ironic about bloody fighting over...interpretations of a religious text.

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