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Ex-wife arrested following violent break-in and assault in Coral Springs

Coral Springs, Florida – A violent domestic incident unfolded in Coral Springs, resulting in the arrest of a woman who has since been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and burglary.

The accused has been identified as Delcy Rodriguez Martinez, a 43-year-old resident of New York, who allegedly broke into and wreaked havoc in her ex-husband’s home.

The Coral Springs Police Department, on July 25, was summoned to a residence located in the vicinity of the 8700 block of Northwest 35th Street. The call stemmed from an alleged domestic violence episode that left a man with severe injuries.

Upon arrival, police officers found a visibly injured victim who identified the attacker as Martinez, his ex-wife. The victim narrated a grim account of a violent intrusion and subsequent assault carried out by Martinez, in the process of which his house was severely vandalized.

The victim further detailed that he and another woman were in his bedroom when Martinez, without any legal permit, broke into his home and forced open his bedroom door. Amidst this turmoil, the unidentified woman sought refuge in the bathroom as Martinez and the victim got entangled in a violent physical altercation.

As per the police report, the assault escalated when Martinez reportedly hit the victim in the back of his head with a glass beer bottle, causing substantial injuries. The incident then moved to the living room, where Martinez allegedly obtained a knife to slash the couch, used a hammer to destroy the television, and shattered a glass dining table and a wall mirror. Martinez also reportedly inflicted multiple cuts on her forearm with a razor blade, necessitating a tourniquet and stitches.

Following the incident, Martinez was conveyed to Broward Health North by the Coral Springs Fire and Rescue team. Officers later managed to communicate with her at the hospital to hear her side of the story.

According to the official records, Martinez claimed that she gained entry into the house through an unlocked door to collect her possessions. She attributed the broken bedroom door to the victim and expressed uncertainty about her cuts, hypothesizing they might have resulted from the shattered glass mirror.

The investigation took a significant turn when a search of her purse revealed seven razor blades, one of which appeared to have been recently removed and used. It was also confirmed that Martinez was no longer a resident of the property and lacked the legal authorization to enter the premises.

In light of the evidence and subsequent investigations, Martinez was taken into police custody after receiving medical clearance from Broward Health North. She was subsequently transported to the Broward County Main Jail.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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