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Bond revoked for Menominee woman charged with five felonies after stabbing incident

Charges include assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and ethnic intimidation.
Menominee Lighthouse Pier
Menominee Lighthouse Pier(WLUC/Alissa Pietila)
Published: Jul. 13, 2020 at 9:50 PM EDT
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MENOMINEE, Mich. (WLUC) -

UPDATE: July 17 8:00 p.m.

District Court Judge Robert Jamo revoked Julia Okafor’s bond during a hearing Friday afternoon. Menominee County Prosecuting Attorney Jeffrey Rogg says Okafor violated the “no contact” provision of the bond by confronting one of the victims at the Marinette, Wisconsin Walmart earlier this week, in addition to leaving the state of Michigan without court approval. Judge Jamo has issued a warrant for Okafor’s arrest.

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A Menominee woman is charged with five felonies following a stabbing at the Menominee Lighthouse Pier.

Menominee County Prosecutor Jeffrey Rogg says 33-year-old Julia Lynn Okafor of has been charged with two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent, assault with a dangerous weapon and ethnic intimidation.

Authorities say Okafor stabbed an 18-year-old woman in the leg at the Menominee Lighthouse Pier July 7.

She allegedly shouted ethnic insults at a 14-year-old which led to the ethnic intimidation charge.

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