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Fayetteville Couple With Child in Car Charged With Assault

Posted May 10, 2007

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— A Fayetteville couple is accused of trying to run down a man with a car. According to Cumberland County sheriff's deputies, the couple's child was in the back seat.

Joseph Williams, 27, and Jacqueline Landreth, 25, are charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

Investigators said Landreth and her husband tried to run over Josh Oakes on a road in Harnett County. Oakes was injured, but authorities said he will be OK.

There is no word on a motive, but deputies said Landreth and Oakes used to be in a relationship.


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  • Pippy999 May 12, 2007

    Here's something else the news didn't tell you: this wasn't a random act amongst strangers. There's history between all parties involved, and Lord knows what sparked this particular incident.

  • suzqmom May 11, 2007

    I know I am right the news also reports that this just happened . When in truth it happened last Thursday. Get a clue I know what happened to my brother. THe SOB did run him over. Anyways you believe what the news says they are not alwayts correct.

  • grayfox2 May 11, 2007

    SUZQMOM/The news article reads that the couple is accused of TRYING to run down a man with a car. You write that the man was your brother and that his leg was almost amputated. Who's right???

  • Pippy999 May 11, 2007

    All parties involved are guilty of something or other. None of them are completely innocent.

  • 2centsworth May 11, 2007

    wynnwilson -at- earthlink -dot- net....too funny!!! roflmao

  • jim2dart May 11, 2007

    Souns like it should be attempted murder to me unless the alledged victim did something dispicable enough to justify retaliation.

  • deerewelder May 11, 2007

    Its too bad that that the people who ran him over have more rights than the victim. He can't walk and they are getting ready to send them home. Lord only knows if they are gonna give them another chance to kill the kid..

  • wynnwilson May 11, 2007

    The victem should be charged with dateing an ugly woman !

  • give me no quarter May 11, 2007

    this is springer action for sure.

  • anonimo_cecchino May 10, 2007

    Pics like these will make you ashamed to be white, who says inbreeding is a myth?