State Police arrested a man in Braxton County they said stabbed his girlfriend because she threw a box of his money and methamphetamine into the woods.

John Hull, 44, of Philippi is charged with malicious wounding on Millroy Road in Ireland, according to a criminal complaint filed in Braxton County Magistrate Court.

Police said he also punched the woman and choked her.

When officers found the box near a church, troopers said, it had more than a thousand dollars in it, along with three bags of meth.

Hull is in Central Regional Jail with bond set at $200,000.

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