Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of Girlfriend

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A Roosevelt man was arrested July 16 after police say he stabbed his girlfriend in the neck during an argument.

Police say 37-year-old Tremaine Ashley was in his basement apartment with his 34-year-old girlfriend at about 6:55 p.m., when they began fighting and Ashley plunged a kitchen knife into the woman’s neck and then stabbed her multiple times in the chest.

The victim’s brother had observed Ashley fleeing the scene, according to police, then noticed the victim was unconscious and called police. 

Shortly after, Hempstead police responded to an auto accident in which Ashley’s auto struck a 2004 Dodge Caravan with five occupants on Baldwin Road near Botsford Street in Hempstead.

Police say Ashley was driving while under the influence and placed into police custody. He was transported to North Shore University Medical Center and treated for lacerations to his wrists, neck, and chest.

The five occupants were all transported by a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a local area hospital and were all treated for minor injuries. Ashley’s  girlfriend was transported to a local hospital in a Nassau County Police Ambulance and is in critical but stable condition.

Tremaine Ashley is charged with Attempted Murder 2nd Degree, Assault 1st Degree, and And Driving While under the Influence of Drugs. He will be arraigned when medically practical.