Woman allegedly bit assault victim on hands, stomach

By Janice Gregorson

A string of charges have been filed against a Rochester woman accused of illegally entering a residence and assaulting three people — biting one on the hands and stomach.

Samisha Vianka Carson-Owens, 20, 716 N. Broadway No. 2, was arraigned Friday morning on three counts of first-degree burglary/assault on person, all felonies. In addition, she is charged with misdemeanor domestic assault, two counts of misdemeanor fifth-degree assault and one count of misdemeanor fourth-degree damage to property.

Unconditional bail is set at $10,000 and conditional bail at $5,000. She returns to court June 26.


According to the criminal complaint, police were called to a northeast Rochester residence at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Officers learned that Carson-Owens had entered the house through an open back door and then began hitting and biting the woman. A man pulled her away from the female victim. Carson-Owens then allegedly attacked another female in the house. The victims got her out of the house, and she allegedly picked up a large concrete block and threw it through the front window, and then grabbed another concrete block and slammed it against the house, damaging the siding.

Police said the female who was bitten started bleeding. She had bite marks on her hands and a large bite mark on her stomach. She also had scratches on her nose, neck, chest and hands, the complaint says.

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