A 24-year-old Inverness man allegedly battered a woman at her residence and took a pair of her cellphones Thursday, April 1, according to a Citrus County Sheriff's Office arrest affidavit.
CCSO deputies found Jamerson Badger walking near the victim’s home with the two stolen cell phones, charging and arresting him with burglary with battery, petit theft and violation of injunction for protection of domestic violence. No bond was set.
According to the report, Badger was not allowed at the residence or invited inside by the woman, who alleged he slammed her head against the wall inside of her residence. Deputies observed a dent on the bedroom wall and blood on the woman’s left ear from her earring.
After the altercation, the woman ran to her neighbor’s house and called the CCSO, the report said. Upon returning home, she realized that her cell phones, totaling $280, were missing.
When deputies spoke to Badger, he admitted that was at the residence, the phones were not his and advised that he was unaware of the injunction and that nothing physical had occurred.
Badger was placed under arrest and transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility for booking and processing.