Bethlehem woman stabs boyfriend in hand after he steals iPad, police report


Sasha Mackenzie and Candido Young

Sasha Mackenzie, left, is charged with slashing her boyfriend Candido Young, who took her iPad, according to police. (Courtesy Photo)

Bethlehem police called to a possible stabbing Thursday afternoon found a man who was slashed by his girlfriend after he stole her iPad, court records say.

Police summoned at 2:30 p.m. for a stabbing victim found Candido Vodko Young, 19, of the 100 block of South Eighth Street in Allentown, at Madison and Hamilton avenues with a cut on his hand, court records say.

Young said the slashing was from a domestic assault with his girlfriend, records say. Police say the teen had a two bags of marijuana, some Alprazolam pills and an iPad in his possession.

Police later spoke with Young’s girlfriend Sasha Marie Mackenzie, 19, of the 300 block of Carver Drive in Bethlehem, and learned that the iPad belonged to her. Mackenzie said Young took it while they were in a car together and she pulled out a folding knife in an attempt to scare him into giving her back the property, court records say.

Mackenzie said she grabbed his jacket when Young left the car and stabbed him twice in the hand with the knife.

The couple was arraigned before on-call District Judge Douglas Schlegel. Mackenzie was charged with reckless endangerment, simple assault and harassment while Young faces charges of theft, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. 

Mackenzie is free after someone posted 10 percent of her $10,000 bail. Young remains in Northampton County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail. 

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