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Authorities: Woman accused of biting deputy
Altercation happened during dispute
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An Oakwood woman is accused of biting a deputy when the Hall County Sheriff’s Office responded to an Oakwood home, according to authorities.


Valentina Lunsford, 49, was charged with aggravated assault on a peace officer. She was taken into the Hall County Jail after midnight Tuesday, where she remains.


Authorities responded to the 5000 block of Arthur Court in Oakwood about a “dispute between two women,” Hall County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Deputy Nicole Bailes wrote in an email.


Bailes said Lunsford allegedly became violent with deputies and called 911, which was considered a misuse of the emergency line.


“Lunsford caused injury to a (deputy’s) finger during the struggle as well as biting one of the deputies, breaking the skin,” Bailes wrote in an email.


The deputy was treated at Northeast Georgia Medical Center for minor injuries and released, Bailes said.


Lunsford was taken into custody and transported to the Hall County Jail.


According to the booking logs, she was additionally charged with felony obstruction of an officer and disorderly conduct.


“An immigration detainer has been added to the list of her charges,” Bailes wrote.

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