Woman accused of assaulting family member, busting up furniture


A woman was arrested Tuesday night after a causing a commotion at a Glennwilde home and breaking furniture during an argument with a family member, according to police.

Lisa A. Yim, 44, was charged with assault (domestic violence), criminal damage (domestic violence) and disorderly conduct (domestic violence), police said.

According to a probable cause statement, police were summoned about 10:55 p.m. to a West Sussex Drive home for a report of a woman who had been drinking and causing an argument.

Yim allegedly became upset and began yelling and hitting the victim, police said.

When the victim pushed Yim away, she allegedly began to break furniture and home décor, police said. Police reported the home was cluttered with broken chairs, glass and plates.

Another family member in the home heard the commotion and came out of her bedroom to attempt to intervene, but Yim allegedly kept throwing objects, police said. Another family member, a child, also heard the commotion, but did not witness the incident, police said.

According to the probable cause statement, it was reported that Yim had picked up a piece of glass and began to cut her wrist, with officers observing “superficial cuts” on both wrists.

When Yim entered a vehicle, the victim “physically” removed her from the vehicle, police said.

Yim subsequently told officers she caused the disturbance and damaged the home, the probable cause statement said. She allegedly requested officers to take her into custody, police said.

Yim was arrested and booked into Pinal County Jail on the charges, according to police.