A man who thought it was a good idea to stab a cop was scheduled for court today in Lee County. 59-year-old Rickey Beaty of Bokeelia has been charged with aggravated battery against a cop, firefighter and emergency personnel. The attack happened on March 22 after the officer responded to the 16000 block of Aura Lane in Bokeelia. The officer discharged his weapon after being stabbed. The deputy went to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries and was released the next day, according to the sheriff’s office. Beaty was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital, and has since been released.