Idaho Couple “Duke It Out” in Store Parking Lot
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Two Lapwai residents were arrested after a fight over the man’s drinking in which witnesses say the woman struck him several times with her car outside a Big Lots store in Lewiston.
Swan Mandujano was upset that 33-year-old Gregory Elwell was drinking beer in the car in the presence of their young children last Thursday. Police Capt. Roger Lanier says Elwell hit both Mandujano and one of the two children during a fight. Witnesses say Mandujano then hit Elwell with her car several times. He suffered minor injuries.
Mandujano, who is 30, is charged with aggravated assault. Elwell is charged with battery. Both are charged with injury to a child. Court records indicate Elwell was charged with DUI on Nov. 3. Their children were placed in the care of relatives.