Gabbard is scheduled to be back in court Oct. 8, when the judge is likely to rule on the competency evaluation request.
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Officers were dispatched at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 4 for a well-being check requested by Gabbard’s friend, who told dispatchers the woman had called him crying and was “hysterical.”
He also told the dispatcher that Gabbard had “been in and out of abusive relationships.”
Police said there had been no previous calls for service at the apartment involving Gabbard and Mitchell.
According to court records in Hamilton County and Butler County, Gabbard has previously been charged and convicted of various offenses, including theft. She was found guilty in September 2017 on a burglary/trespass charge in Hamilton County and was found guilty in December 2007 on a theft charge in Fairfield.
This article contains previous reporting by staff writer Michael D. Pitman.