Woman charged with pickle jar assault

Linda French (Image courtesy Johnston County Sheriff's Office)

September 21, 2010 12:56:36 PM PDT
Johnston County deputies have charged a Four Oaks woman with assault inflicting serious injury after she allegedly hit an acquaintance with a jar of pickles.

Linda Michelle French, 49, of Harper House Road, was arrested Monday according to Tammy Amaon, a spokesperson for the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

Amaon said French had argued with Douglas Branch about their chicken stew dinner before she allegedly struck him in the head, causing a severe laceration.

French was taken to jail while Branch was taken to the hospital for treatment.

With information from Mickey Lamm/WTSB Radio

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