A Royal Palm Beach man remained in the Palm Beach County Jail late Tuesday after he allegedly used a baseball bat to attack another man whom he accused of sleeping with his girlfriend, according to an arrest report.
Dwayne Daley is facing charges of aggravated battery causing disability or injury and false imprisonment after his arrest Monday. He is being held in lieu of $53,000 bail.
Calvin Tucker, also of Royal Palm Beach and Daley’s cousin, was arrested Friday for his involvement in the alleged beating. Tucker is also facing charges of aggravated battery and false imprisonment and was released from jail Saturday after posting a $27,000 bond.
The victim sustained a fractured right tibia and a fractured left leg, as well as swelling and lacerations to his face and both legs during the attack, which took place May 7. The report states that the man will require surgery for his injuries.
The man told Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies that he went to Daley’s house but that it was Daley’s girlfriend who made a sexual advance, which he turned down, the report said.
Daley told deputies that the victim had attempted to “rape” his girlfriend.
Tucker allegedly punched the man in the face, according to the report.
Asked about using the baseball bat, the report states that Daley responded: “He (is) lucky what I gave him was enough, ’cause at the end of the day, that’s disrespectful towards my family.”