Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest


On Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:45 p.m., officers responded to a call for service regarding an assault with a deadly weapon at Garden Street and Fix Way.  When the officers arrived, they found the victim suffering from a large laceration on her head.  The suspect had already fled the scene. Ventura City Fire and AMR treated the victim at the scene and transported her to Ventura County Medical Center for further medical treatment.  The investigation into the incident revealed the suspect had been involved in an argument with the victim.  At some point during the argument, the suspect picked up a metal bicycle tire pump and began striking the victim in the head with it.
Officers were able to identify the suspect as Linda Brown, 48.  Officers conducted a lengthy search of the area but did not initially locate the suspect.  On Sunday, June 5, 2016, during the morning hours, officers did finally locate the suspect.  She was arrested and transported to Ventura County Jail where she was booked on the charge of assault with a deadly weapon.

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