Sparks Man Suspected of Stabbing Mother Several Times

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Washoe County detectives arrested a Sparks man for stabbing his mother several times Monday morning.

36-year-old Michael Spanenberg

SPARKS, NV - Washoe County detectives arrested a Sparks man for stabbing his mother several times Monday morning.

It happened around 12:53 a.m. when deputies were called out to Largo Drive in Spanish Springs on reports of a stabbing. A woman reported that her son, 36-year-old Michael Spangenberg, stabbed her several times with a knife.

When Deputies arrived, they made contact with two persons out in front of a residence. Both Spanenberg and his mother had injuries consistent with someone being a victim and another being the physical aggressor.

The subjects were treated and transported to a local hospital for further examination. Both were treated for non life-threatening injuries.

Spangenberg was arrested and transported to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detention Facility. He was booked on two felony charges; Attempted Murder and Domestic Battery with a Deadly Weapon.

Spangenberg's bail has been set at $157,500.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Sheriff's Detectives at 328-3320 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.


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