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Man Slashed Partner with Machete During Fight about Texts

A man on probation was arrested after allegedly cutting his boyfriend with a machete and kitchen knife during a domestic dispute at their shared residence.
Late in the evening on March 11, a man and his boyfriend were in their Brooksville, Florida home. One of the men reportedly got ahold of the other man’s cell phone and began reading the text message back scroll. When his partner saw him with the device, the pair reportedly began arguing.
The verbal altercation escalated, and the man who reportedly read the texts walked away. He allegedly emerged from another room carrying a machete and began chasing his boyfriend. He reportedly cut the man’s face with the large blade, and when the alleged victim turned his back to get away his boyfriend reportedly stabbed him. The man was able to get out of the home, and he went to a neighbor’s residence.
The authorities were notified, and when deputies from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office arrived, they reported that they spotted a man standing outside who had blood all over him. They identified him as the alleged victim, and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
With the assistance of drones and a K9, the deputies tried to locate the suspect. Initially, they were unable to find him, but after releasing the information to the public they received a tip leading to his location.
The man was taken into custody and booked into the Hernando County Jail on several charges, including aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, resisting or obstructing an officer without violence, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, destruction of physical evidence, intimidation / threat of death / serious bodily harm to law enforcement officer, and a probation violation for possession of a controlled substance. According to records, he is still incarcerated.
If you or someone you love is suspected of a criminal offense, contact Orange County criminal defense lawyer Staycie R. Sena at (949) 477-8088 for a consultation now.

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