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Aggravated Assault---Stabbing

Event date: Thursday, August 15, 2013, from 7:24 AM to 7:24 AM

Date: 8/14/2013
Time: 9:00 PM
Report #: 1318533
Location: 6848 E. Camelback Rd. (Motel 6)
Victim Info: Chris Jones 05/13/1988 (Scottsdale resident)
Suspect Data: Carlos Guzman 01-18-90 (Scottsdale resident)
Athena C. Himmel  12/06/1991 (Fountain Hills resident)
Details: On the above listed date and time the listed suspect and victim were in a rented room at the above address. They became involved in a physical altercation over a drug transaction which concluded with the victim being stabbed multiple times. The victim left the scene and was located a short distance away. He was transported to SHC-Osborn where he is currently in critical but stable condition.


Police were called by a female in room #252 who said that she was being assaulted. When officers arrived, they found HIMMEL inside the room, who reported that JONES showed up at the room demanding money. She said that he forced his way into the room and assaulted her. GUZMAN was in the room at the time and he and JONES began fighting. The physical fight escalated until GUZMAN produced a knife and stabbed JONES multiple times in the abdomen. JONES fled the scene injured.

JONES was found a few blocks away after a resident reported he was injured in their front yard. GUZMAN was located on the motel property a short distance from the room. He admitted to stabbing JONES and was subsequently arrested.

Officers believe that both GUZMAN and HIMMEL were dealing heroin out of the room. Narcotics were found in the room to confirm this. It appears that JONES went to the room to collect money related to a drug transaction. HIMMEL was arrested for multiple drug related charges. GUZMAN was arrested for for Aggravated Assault and drug offenses. Both are held in-custody.