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Friday, October 15, 2021

Villager arrested after allegedly throwing mechanical massager at wife

Carl Herbert Gabriel Jr.
Carl Herbert Gabriel Jr.

A Villager was arrested after allegedly throwing a mechanical massager at his wife.

Carl Herbert Gabriel Jr., 60, of the Village of Dunedin, was taken into custody on a charge of domestic battery at 11:48 a.m. Thursday, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

Gabriel and his wife had been involved in a verbal argument when the six-footer allegedly threw the mechanical massager at her, striking her in the right side of the forehead. She had a bruise on the right side of her forehead, the report noted.

The Trenton, N.J. native was booked at the Sumter County Detention Center where he was initially held without bond.

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