Shawta Godfrey jailed after family brawl with her girlfriend

35-year-old Shawta Godfrey was jailed on June 10th after getting into a fight with her girlfriend on Elaine Drive. When police arrived, they spoke with N’Kosi Boyd, who told officers he was trying to break up the fight between his mother, Elizabeth Boyd, and her girlfriend. Both women gave conflicting stories to the police, and officers could not determine who was the primary aggressor. Ms. Boyd and Ms. Godfrey were both arrested as they took the altercation beyond the scope of self-defense.

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