Woman charged with pickle jar assault

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

September 21, 2010 1:45:58 PM PDT
Johnston County deputies have charged a North Carolina woman with assault inflicting serious injury after she allegedly hit an acquaintance with a jar of pickles.

Linda Michelle French, 49, of Four Oaks, was arrested Monday, according to 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.