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Naked woman goes after husband with a Samurai sword, police say

RIVER FALLS, Wis. - Police here responded to a report of a naked woman chasing her husband with a katana, often called a Samurai sword, this week.

Officers found the 30-year-old woman holed up in the basement. After some persuading and with one officer aiming a stun gun at her, she finally dropped the sword.

A female Pierce County Sheriff's deputy assisted in getting the woman dressed.

The suspect was described as incoherent. She sang, said she was trying to move objects with her mind, worried that Satan would take over her body but that George Carlin was alive and is God, and that she wanted to take a spaceship to the moon for a concert with dead rock musicians Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison.

The woman said she and her husband smoked pot the night before.

The woman's two small children were upstairs sleeping. The disturbance woke and upset them. A grandmother came to take them away.

The woman was eventually transported to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation. She could face charges from the district attorney for endangering safety with a weapon.