The PotatoHead-octomy happened after a long night in the clubs back in July, Ivon Rodriguez. her sister Lluvia and Lluvia’s husband returned to a Spring Branch area apartment. There, according to an Houston Police Department affidavit, an altercation ensued, with Lluvia and her husband the initial combatants.
Ivon attempted to intervene, but Lluvia did not take kindly to Ivon’s peacemaking.
First, the complaint states, Lluvia bit Ivon’s arm.
We’ll let Officer M.M. Wallace, investigator in the Special Crimes Unit, Family Violence Division, speak for himself.
“The Defendant then bit the Complainant’s nose off, severing it and detaching her nose from her face, causing pain and serious bodily injury.”
Yes, that might smart a wee bit.
Ivon and her nose were rushed to Ben Taub, where the crack emergency room doctors were able to put it back where it belonged.
Lluvia Rodriguez, a careworn-looking 29 years of age, has been charged with aggravated assault of a family member, a second-degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. The charges were not filed until roughly a month after the July 14 incident, with her arrest only coming on Saturday.
Ivon has said that she has forgiven her sister, but wouldn’t mind too much if she cooled her heels in jail a while longer. And that’s where Lluvia is at the moment. No bond has yet been sent, pending a protection order.
That makes for some odd family get togethers.
I do admire the sister’s strength to forgive.
I’d be plotting my vengeance.