Tullahoma Woman Charged With Attempted First-Degree Murder

stabbingAn Estill Springs woman is in a Chattanooga hospital and her accused attacker is in the Franklin County Jail following an incident in Estill Springs Thursday night.
According to Estill Springs Police Chief Allen Rhodes, Amanda Mines, 40, of East Grizzard Street, Tullahoma entered the Ake Street residence of David Miles and Andrea Gurien and attacked them.
According to the police chief, Mines pulled out a knife and cut Miles on the upper part of his body and arm. He was transported to Southern Tennessee Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. He was then released.
His girlfriend, Gurien, was stabbed in the chest. The chief stated that the woman suffered “about a four inch cut to the chest.” After paramedics from Rural Metro Ambulance arrived they request a helicopter land in the area. Life Force helicopter landed nearby and flew Gurien to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga where she is undergoing treatment for her injuries.
“Ms Mines is the former girlfriend of Mr. Miles and she was upset,” Rhodes explained. “She broke into his house and then cut them.”
Mines was arrested a short time later by police and charged with especially aggravated burglary and two counts of attempted first-degree murder.