ASSAULT - MASSENA - Village police charged Heidi Elizabeth Bintz, 46, of 2 Monaca Court, Durham, N.C., with third-degree assault at 1:55 a.m. Tuesday after responding to a dispute call at Jackie Bintzs residence, 14 Danforth Place.
Jackie reportedly was left with marks and welts on her forehead, a laceration to her nose, a bloody nose and a black eye in the altercation. She was treated for her injuries at Massena Memorial Hospital and released.
She told police her sister walked into her bedroom, started verbally abusing her and encouraged her to hit her several times. When she didnt, she said her sister punched her in the face approximately four times.
Heidi was arraigned Tuesday morning by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and released on her own recognizance pending an August court appearance in village court.