Barbecue Fork Stabbing Prompts Arrest

An Omaha man was injured and another arrested after a fight and stabbing with a barbecue fork.

According to Omaha police, 30-year-old Robert Staples went to a house near 28th & Ida around 5 a.m. and demanded property that he believed was in the house.

Staples and the victim, 31-year-old Ronche Scaife, began to struggle with each other, when police say Staples stabbed Scaife with a BBQ fork.

Officers found Staples a few blocks away after the incident and he was taken into custody and booked for felony assault, use of a weapon to commit a felony and destruction of property.


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