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.