Update from Newport Police, Monday:
Saturday evening at approximately 6:00 p.m., Newport Police Officers were dispatched to a disturbance at the Agate Height Apartments located on NE 60th St. Initial information reported was that a six year old boy ran to a neighbor’s apartment and told them his mother stabbed him. It was reported that the juvenile had a visible stab wound and was covered in blood. The neighbor called police and began rendering aid to the child.
Responding Officers located the juvenile victim in the neighbor’s apartment and confirmed that he was stabbed multiple times. Officers secured the scene and paramedics continued rendering aid to the child.
Officers identified the mother of the child as Nemoria Villagomez, age 34, of Newport. Officers also learned that Villagomez had another small child in the apartment with her.
Officers went to Villagomez’ apartment and attempted contact with her. After receiving no response, officers entered the apartment to check the welfare of Villagomez and her child. Officers located a large amount of blood in the apartment living room. Officers searched the apartment and located Villagomez and a small child in a bedroom.
Villagomez was detained without incident, and her child was transferred to the care of paramedics. Villagomez was transported to the Newport Police Department for questioning.
Villagomez’ six-year-old son was transported to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital and later air transported to a Portland area hospital due to life threatening injuries. Her fourteen-month-old child was examined at Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport and placed in the custody of DHS.
Villagomez was arrested and lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on the following charges:
Aggravated Attempted Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault I, Assault II, Assault III, and Criminal Mistreatment I
Villagomez’ bail was set at $1,100,000. The case remains under investigation.
Earlier story on NewsLincolnCounty.com
Nemoria Lynn Villagomez of Newport was arrested this weekend at her apartment in north Newport after police say she stabbed her six year old son and attacked another one of her children in their apartment.
Authorities say the six year old was flown by Life Flight to a Portland trauma center for treatment of multiple stab wounds. The boy’s younger sibling, who was not stabbed, was also taken to a hospital to be checked out.
Police booked Villagomez into the Lincoln County Jail on charges of Assault, Criminal Mistreatment and Attempt to perform a criminal act.
Bail for Villagomez was set at just over one million dollars.