Goldsboro family charged with beating pregnant woman
Posted July 23, 2012
Goldsboro, N.C. — Four Goldsboro women, including a mother and her daughter, have been charged with beating a pregnant woman and trying to kidnap her mother.
Police said that Linda Bizzell, 48, Latisha Bizzell, 28, Jasmine Darinesha Best, 21, and Barbara Spencer, 28, got into a fight at 306 Level St. on July 13 and assaulted and tried to kidnap a woman.
When the woman's mother tried to intervene, she was thrown in a car and driven 10 blocks against her will, police said. A child who tried to get the woman out of the vehicle was also assaulted.
The woman was treated at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Police did not say what started the fight.
Linda Bizzell, of 104 N. Alabama Ave., was charged with second-degree kidnapping and two counts each of battery of an unborn child and simple assault. She was given a $27,000 secured bond.
Latisha Bizzell, of 104 N. Alabama Ave., and Best, of West Oak Street, were charged with second-degree kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon and simple assault. Latisha Bizzel was given a $26,000 secured bond, and Best a $25,000 secured bond.
Both women are on probation – Latisha Bizzell for a July 2 misdemeanor larceny conviction and Best for October convictions for communicating threats and simple assault, according to state Division of Adult Correction records. Police said Best is related to the Bizzels.
Spencer was charged with second-degree kidnapping and simple assault and given a $25,500 secured bond.