Myrtle Beach woman covers man in scratches for hogging the blanket

troot@thesunnews.comJanuary 24, 2013 

— A Myrtle Beach woman was charged with domestic violence after a 49-year-old man told police she got mad and choked him when he tried to pull more of the blanket over himself while they were in bed late Wednesday, according to a police report.

Tina Berryhill Rucker, 42, was charged with criminal domestic violence after officers were called about 11 p.m. Wednesday to 307 Flagg St., for the incident, police said.

The victim told officers the couple were in bed when he pulled the blanket over to cover himself up and Rucker got mad, according to the report. The victim said Rucker jumped on top of him and choked him.

Officers noted the victim had signs of being choked and was bleeding on his neck from fingernails marks, according to the report. Officers also noted that Rucker was intoxicated and did not want to cooperate with police.

No other details were listed in the report.

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