Woman charged with stabbing roommate in Buffalo Grove

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Nancy Balladares | Cook County sheriff’s office

A 25-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder for stabbing her roommate onSaturday in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove.

About 2 a.m., officers went to an apartment in the 800 block of Trace Drive for a domestic dispute, according to Buffalo Grove police.

Officers spoke with Nancy Balladares and her two roommates — a woman and a 32-year-old man — and the dispute was reconciled, police said.

They were called back at 3:30 a.m. when Balladares stabbed the man in the head and neck after he told Balladares he was going to call the police again, police said. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Balladares was charged Saturday afternoon with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, police said.

Shewas also taken to a hospital for injuries she suffered during the incident, police said. She remained hospitalized Saturday evening.

Balladares was ordered held without bond at the Cook County Jail, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office. She was next scheduled to appear at the Rolling Meadows courthouseTuesday.

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