Woman charged in stabbing


BATAVIA — A city woman charged at least six times with violating an order of protection last year was charged with stabbing a person in the neck during an argument, city police said.

Rae C. Cook, 32, was charged with felony second-degree assault and felony third-degree criminal possession of a weapon after an investigation into the Oct. 2 incident on Fisher Park.

Cook was arraigned and committed to jail with bail set at $5,000.

Cook has an extensive criminal history, including six arrests for violating orders of protection in 2020 and more than 20 arrests on various, mostly misdemeanor crimes since 2012.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1