Woman Arrested for Assault With Shovel

By Haley Burton

Woman Arrested for Assault With Shovel

January 22, 2013 Updated Jan 23, 2013 at 4:32 PM EST

Town of Oxford, NY (WBNG Binghamton) An Oxford woman is charged with felony assault after authorities say she hit someone with a shovel.

The Chenango County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 20 arrested Trista Welch, 21, of the Town of Oxford.

Welch is charged with felony assault in the second degree and criminal mischief fourth degree.

The Sheriff's Office says Welch hit someone with a shovel so hard the tool broke.

Welch was arraigned in the Town of Oxford Court and released on her own recognizance. She is to appear in the Town of Oxford Court at a later date.