Whidbey woman charged with hitting men with bamboo

A Clinton woman was arrested for seriously injuring two men by beating them with a bamboo cane last week, according to Island County Superior Court documents.

Prosecutors charged Stefany J. Cornett in Superior Court on May 7 with two counts of assault in the second degree.

On May 3, Judge Alan Hancock set Cornett’s bail at $10,000.

Cornett, 21, allegedly attacked her two roommates as they walked down the driveway of the Hideaway Lane home, according to the report by Deputy Scott Davis with the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

She called one of the men “a backstabber” before attacking him, according to police reports.

Cornett struck both men numerous times with the 4-foot stick.

One of the men suffered a serious fracture to his cheek and eye socket; the other sustained head lacerations and a possible broken hand, according to the report.


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