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January 24, 2013
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Man allegedly stabs neighbor with sword

A 27-year-old Carson City man was arrested Jan. 18 after he allegedly stabbed his neighbor twice with a Samurai sword, once in the butt and once in the hip.

Tye Deforest was arrested on charges of battery with a deadly weapon and obstructing for the Jan. 17 incident.

Deforest told deputies he felt threatened by a next-door neighbor in his apartment building, and had stabbed the man in self-defense, according to the arrest report.

The victim told deputies he was "trying to get with his lady and all he could hear was (Deforest) banging on the walls and slamming the …

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