Summerville Man Arrested after Assaulting Woman with Broom Handle

July 20th, 2022 – 10:25 AM

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A twenty-year-old Summerville man was arrested over the weekend after he was accused of assaulting a twenty-one-year-old female with a broom handle and then punching the woman.

According to a report from the Summerville Police Department, police were called to a domestic altercation on Selman Avenue on Saturday evening.  When officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with Jamarious Mosteller who told the officers that Sidney Floyd had come to the residence and thrown a baseball bat.  Mosteller said that the bat hit a vehicle and then shattered a window at the residence.  Mosteller told the officers that he and Floyd had been arguing before the altercation.

When officers spoke with Floyd, she told police that after throwing the bat, Mosteller had picked up a broom handle and hit her several times.  Floyd said that later Mosteller was punching her through the window of her vehicle.

Officers spoke with Mosteller again and he admitted to hitting Floyd with the broom handle.  A witness told officers that they heard Mosteller on the phone after the altercation saying “I don’t care.  I just beat the crap out of her.”

Based on the information deputies had, Mosteller was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, battery, criminal damage to property and terroristic threats and acts. Floyd was also arrested and charged with criminal trespass.

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