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Man charged with aggravated battery with a golf club

A 40-year-old Wildwood man has been jailed without bond after allegedly striking two people with a golf club.

Arthur Malone Rish
Arthur Malone Rish

Arthur Malone Rish was taken into custody by Sumter County sheriff’s deputies after he allegedly used the golf club to strike a woman and a man in separate incidents on Monday.

Rish was already out on bond following his arrest Dec. 20 on charges of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He had also been convicted in 2004 on a charge of battery.

Daniel Alexander Boone
Daniel Alexander Boone

He was booked without bond at the Sumter County Detention Center.

During the investigation, the male victim in the golf club attacks, 38-year-old Daniel Alexander Boone of Summerfield, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug equipment. He was booked on $8,000 bond at the Sumter County Detention Center.

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