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Posted on: May 18, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Tatum Pleads Guilty to Felony Charges Arising from Knife Attack at Bayshore Mall

Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney
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May 18, 2015

Defendant Cayla Tatum pled guilty today to four felony charges arising from her February 23rd knife attack upon Famous Footwear employee, Tuesday Kay at the Bayshore Mall. Tatum pled guilty to two counts of felonious assault and two counts of second degree commercial burglary. Tatum also pled guilty to resisting arrest in June 2014 and violating her deferred entry of judgment in an unrelated case in which she pled guilty to misdemeanor child abuse on May 21, 2013.

The Honorable Timothy P. Cissna is scheduled to sentence Tatum in each of her cases on June 12, 2015 at 2 P.M. Tatum faces a potential two years in jail for her misdemeanor crimes and six years and four months in prison for her felony crimes.