Myrtle Beach woman charged with attempted murder following cinnamon bun argument

A 34-year-old Myrtle Beach woman was arrested in connection with attempted murder and unlawful conduct toward a child on Wednesday after she allegedly tried to hit someone with a car following an argument over a cinnamon bun, according to a police report.

Amy Joe Derepentigny was charged with attempted murder and unlawful neglect of a child or helpless person and was booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center where she is being held on a $7,000 bond, according to jail records.

Police were called about 2 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of 28th Avenue North for an incident involving a car crash.

An investigation revealed that Derepentigny and the victim of the alleged attempted murder had argued at a local gas station about not having enough money for a cinnamon bun before driving to the home where the incident happened, police said.