Deland man accused of hitting mother with sausage

Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 8:37 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 8:37 a.m.

DELAND, Fla. Police say a 46-year-old man hit his mother in the head with a three-pound package of polish sausage.

When officers arrived at the home Saturday night, Police say Gregory Allan Praeger was in the kitchen cooking and was on the telephone. His mother old officers that he had been drinking and arguing with her. She said Praeger picked up the pack of sausage and threw it at her, grazing the back of her head.

Police say the man confirmed his mother's story and was charged with battery. Jail records show Praeger was being held on a $500 bond.

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