Aspen Releases Charlie Sheen's Wife's 911 Call

Update: TMZ has obtained a copy (which it posts here) of the affidavit for Sheen's arrest and it's got some ugly allegations.

The Aspen Police Department has released the 911 call placed by Charlie Sheen's wife on Christmas morning in which she alleges he had a knife. You can listen here.

She tells the operator the knife was a pocket-type knife he kept in his back pocket. She says he's in the bathroom, she's in the kitchen, her family is present, and then says he was trying to get out of the house but hasn't left. Then the police arrived. She sounds upset (and sniffley) and keeps repeating "I have to file this report." As has previously been reported, the call was at 8:34 a.m. and her BAC was .13 while his was .04, and she later recanted her story about the knife.

My detailed first post on Friday suggesting some kind of weapon was involved, based on the specific charges he was arrested on, is here. The DA is not expected to decide whether to file charges until February 8, Sheen's next court appearance. [More...]

The Aspen Police Department said today it will not be releasing its report "so as not to compromise the integrity of the subsequent prosecution." (press release received by e-mail, no link yet.)

Question: Will Sheen be charged or will his wife be charged with making a false report? Or will both or neither be charged?

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    I think (none / 0) (#1)
    by jbindc on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 03:47:11 PM EST
    You have a typo - his BAC was .04 - not .4

    And a female made the call, (none / 0) (#5)
    by oculus on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 04:06:47 PM EST
    not Charlie Sheen, unless he was imitating a female voice.

    fixed, typed too fast (none / 0) (#11)
    by Jeralyn on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 04:45:51 PM EST
    I fixed both the .04 and added the missing "wife" to the post title.

    I hope neither is charged... (none / 0) (#2)
    by kdog on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 03:59:18 PM EST
    its Christmas, a time to be charitable.

    Besides...sounds like living with each other is sufficient punishment for either parties wrongdoing, if any.

    They're not the only ones in their family (none / 0) (#14)
    by Cream City on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 05:16:20 PM EST
    and in my city, we see far too many cases in which intervention for the sake of others is not attempted.  It's often the others, less able to protect themselves, who end up dead from domestic violence -- or continuing it in the next generation, and then it's yet others who end up dead from domestic violence -- and the cycle continues. . . .

    Well... if it's true that he held a knife to her (none / 0) (#16)
    by tigercourse on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 10:12:25 PM EST
    throat, I don't know how "charitable" the police should be.

    Since recanted... (none / 0) (#17)
    by kdog on Tue Dec 29, 2009 at 07:52:45 AM EST
    according to some reports...if thats what he in fact did I agree with you 100%...but thats a big if.

    Man I love his show. (none / 0) (#3)
    by sarcastic unnamed one on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 04:03:49 PM EST
    Unapologetically wrong on every level, but dam funny nonetheless...

    Pure speculation to opine (none / 0) (#4)
    by oculus on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 04:05:44 PM EST
    on who will or will not be charged.

    Is there research correlating (none / 0) (#10)
    by oculus on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 04:25:08 PM EST
    BA with propensity to lie?

    so, if i understand this correctly, (none / 0) (#13)
    by cpinva on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 05:12:17 PM EST
    her BAC was 62.5% above the legal limit, his was half the legal limit. he was in the bathroom, apparently confused on how to exit the house, while she was on the phone, snuffily complaining.

    my questions:

    who dialed the # for her? would he have ever made it out of the house, without the help of the local police?

    these two deserve each other, that's the worst punishment they could possibly receive.

    Because she "later recanted her story about (none / 0) (#15)
    by Angel on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 09:07:07 PM EST
    the knife" doesn't mean she filed a false report.  It is quite common for an abused person to recant charges made, especially if they fear for their life.  Charlie Sheen has a long history of violence so I'm inclined to believe that at least part of her story is true.  

    Or maybe his wife actually does like him (none / 0) (#18)
    by sarcastic unnamed one on Tue Dec 29, 2009 at 11:28:45 AM EST
    and, in retrospect, doesn't want to see him prosecuted.

    If he's an abuser and she stays with him she's (none / 0) (#19)
    by Angel on Tue Dec 29, 2009 at 12:38:01 PM EST
    risking her life, a foolish thing to do.  Unfortunately though, that's a pattern among the abused, and abusers rarely change.  We really don't know what happened so this is all speculation, but he has a history of violence with women so she should be very careful if he in fact did hold the knife on her and threaten her.  Next time he might try to harm the children.