Cops: Woman tried to electrocute boyfriend in tub

Posted at 10:01 AM, Dec 04, 2014
and last updated 2015-11-29 10:01:52-05

A 28-year-old Rochester woman has been charged with attempted murder after police say she tossed a plugged-in radio alarm clock into a motel bathtub while her boyfriend was in it.

Police in the Rochester suburb of Webster tell local media that Alicia Gould and her boyfriend were in a room at motel early Friday when they got into an argument.

Officers say while the man was taking a bath, Gould threw the radio alarm clock into the water in an attempt to electrocute him.

Police say the room's ground fault interrupter went off, stopping any electrical current from making its way through the water.

Gould is being held in the Monroe County Jail on $20,000 cash bail. It wasn't immediately clear if she has a lawyer.