Man Allegedly Assaults Wife

Clinton Public Safety arrested a local man Saturday in connection with a domestic assault that reportedly occurred Friday. 55-year-old Jackie Dale Johnson of 705 East Florida Street, Clinton was charged with Criminal Domestic Violence. He is accused of striking his wife in the face with a closed fist Friday, and by slapping her across the face with an open hand. This allegedly occurred at the family home at 705 East Florida Street Friday, March 22nd. Jackie Johnson was placed in the Laurens County Detention Center, from which he was released later on Saturday on posting a $5,000 Surety bond.