Police: Argument over gas money leads to stabbing
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say an argument over gas money sparked a knife fight in which a man was stabbed several times.
Police said in a news release 35-year-old Jeffery Allen Upkins was arrested Tuesday on a count of aggravated second-degree battery in the stabbing on May 17.
The police report says Upkins and the unidentified man were sitting in a vehicle when they began fighting over money, and Upkins pulled out a pocket knife that had been tucked in his clothing.
Upkins is being held on a $20,000 bond.
Online jail records do not list an attorney for him.
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