The Florida woman who brought her husband's guns to the police is arrested for burglary

A woman who handed her husband's arms to the police after he was imprisoned for trying to persuade her in the midst of a bitter divorce proceeding is arrested for theft after filing charges against her

  • According to police, 32-year-old Courtney Irby has been accused of armed burglary and big theft after allegedly entering her husband's apartment without permission
  • She reportedly took his weapons to the station amid the fear that he would not do that himself
  • Joseph Irby was detained at that time for allegedly trying to persuade his wife to follow a heated argument in a bitter divorce proceeding
  • According to an arrest, Irby knew her husband had weapons, so she took them and handed them to the police, apparently for fear of her own safety
  • The police then contacted Irby & # 39; s husband, who was detained in Polk County prison, and then told agents that he wanted to file charges against his wife.
  • Courtney Irby & # 39; s arrest led to public anger that the authorities had in mind to punish a woman who apparently feared her own safety

A Florida woman who claimed that her husband tried to drive her away with a car is confronted with indictments for allegedly taking firearms from his apartment, police say.

Lakeland police say 32-year-old Courtney Irby has been accused of armed burglary and theft after she went to her husband's apartment without permission and brought his weapons to the station for fear that he would not do this himself.

Joseph Irby was detained at that time for allegedly trying to persuade his wife to follow a heated argument during a bitter divorce proceeding.

Joseph Irby

Courtney Irby

Courtney Irby

Lakeland police say 32-year-old Courtney Irby has been accused of armed burglary and big theft after allegedly entering her husband's apartment without permission and bringing his weapons to the station amid fears he would not to do

An arrest swear says Irby knew her husband had weapons from Irby, so she took them and handed them to the police.

Police reportedly contacted Irby's husband, who was subsequently detained in Polk County jail, and then told agents that he wanted to file charges against his wife.

Show court records to Courtney Irby, who is reportedly in the midst of a divorce from Joseph, applied for a temporary injunction against her husband.

Prison records show that Joseph Irby is charged with an aggravated battery with a deadly weapon in the car incident. It is not clear whether he has a lawyer.

The arrest statement indicated that the couple had ended a divorce session on June 14 when they entered a heated row.

As she tried to leave the courthouse, Irby's vehicle was reportedly shot in by her husband, who reportedly tried to get her off the road while on the phone for the police.

& # 39; I didn't even know where the guns were. I had to look for them in the apartment so I could take them to you, & she told the police, according to Fox.

The arrested caused anger of the public who turned to the authorities to punish a woman who apparently feared her own safety.

Democratic state of Rep. Anna Eskamani said on Twitter that Irby & # 39; should not be prosecuted for protecting herself and her family. & # 39;

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