Ralph Gibson Laverdure faces one felony count of assault with a weapon after allegedly stabbing a man.
According to court documents, police were called to the 1400 block 10th Avenue South on Friday, March 30, for reports of a disturbance.
After making contact with Laverdure, the officer learned he had several warrants out for his arrest.
Police then made contact with the victim who said Laverdure had assaulted him on his front lawn on March 29.
The documents state that the officer saw several cuts and lacerations to the victim’s forehead and nose where the victim said Laverdure had punched and kicked him.
After arresting Laverdure, the officer learned the victim had a chest laceration. The victim said Laverdure had stabbed him inside his home on March 29 because he would not give Laverdure his debit/credit card.
A witness told police he was inside the residence when heard a disturbance. He went into the living room and saw Laverdure harming the victim so he chased Laverdure away.
The witness said he saw the stab wound to the victim’s chest and that it was actively bleeding.
Laverdure was arrested and faces charges for misdemeanor partner/family member assault, his second offense, and felony assault with a weapon.
Laverdure has convictions in Cascade County for criminal endangerment and committed with dangerous weapon.