Subject: Arrest for Assault Involving a Knife
Date: 2023-05-27
From: Erann Kalwara - JPD PIO
Case or Incident: #2023-05270002

At about 12:14 a.m. on May 27th, 2023, JPD received a report that two people were injured after being involved in a fight. A 24 year old female and 19 year old Erin Rorem got into an altercation while walking down Davis Avenue to a friend’s house together. Rorem struck the 24 year old female on the forearm with a knife. A 22 year old male tried to break up the fight. He was cut on the hand with the knife. An ambulance responded to treat both of the victim’s non-life threatening injuries.

Erin Rorem was contacted at about 1:09 a.m. and was later placed under arrest for two counts of Assault in the 2nd Degree. Rorem was lodged at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Alcohol was involved.

All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues. Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.