Assault by Auto is Alleged

  The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office this weekend jailed a Clinton man on charges of assaulting another man with his vehicle earlier this year. 44-year-old Tony O’Neil Tribble of 424 Livingston Street, Clinton was charged with Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature. A warrant states that Mr. Tribble assaulted a Clinton man May 9th by striking him with his vehicle. The assault was termed high and aggravated nature because of the use of a vehicle as a weapon. Tony Tribble was released yesterday on posting a $10,000 bond.