Teens charged in domestic dispute


A man and woman are accused of attacking and threatening her father on Balsam Street in Rome.

Police said Krista S. Smith, 19, and Jacob M. Watson, 18, both of Balsam Street, were in an argument with Smith’s father at about 10 a.m. Saturday.

Police said Smith and Watson lived with the father and were in the process of packing up to move out.

Police said Watson pulled a pocket knife and threatened the father, and Smith slapped her father in the face.

Smith and Watson are both charged with one count of second-degree harassment, police said. Watson is additionally charged with one count each of second-degree menacing and fourth-degree possession of a weapon, authorities stated.

They are both scheduled to appear in City Court.


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