YORBA LINDA (LALATE) – Elizabeth Cuevas Villanueva has been arrested for allegedly using an ice pick to try to stab her ex-boyfriend. Elizabeth Cuevas Villanueva of Yorba Linda was waiting in her ex boyfriend’s Mercedes convertible in the backseat Monday night. The Mercedes was parked in a church lot. When the man exited a Lutheran Church and got into his Mercedes, Villanueva allegedly went at him with an ice pick.
Elizabeth Cuevas Villanueva ran off and was arrested on attempted homicide, felony domestic violence, assault with a deadly weapon and brandishing a weapon. The unidentified male is fine. At the time of the attack, the former couple still lived together.
Villanueva was booked at Brea Police Department and thereafter transported to Orange County Jail. Her bail was set at $500,000 bail. Police have no idea why she used an ice pick and what was her motive for the attack.The location of the attack was the Messiah Lutheran Church at 4861 Liverpool Street Monday night shortly before 10 p.m.