WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested after breaking another man’s ankle when they got into a fight.
Daniel L. Floyd, 212 Union Street, Warsaw, is being charged with battery with moderate bodily injury, a level 6 felony, and disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, on Feb. 24 an officer responded to a fight in progress on South Union Street.
When the officer arrived, he spoke with the victim who was lying on the floor in a screened porch. The victim had blood on his face and shirt. He told the officer that his neighbor Floyd had done this to him.
The officer spoke with Floyd, who had injuries above his right eye. Floyd told the officer the victim had been fighting in a common area the renters use to wash and dry their clothes. Floyd stated that the victim had been drunk and was slamming doors and yelling. When Floyd confronted William about the noise, the victim took a swing at him. Floyd stated the victim grabbed him by the hair, took him to the floor and wouldn’t let him go. Floyd began to hit the victim in the face.
The officer spoke with the victim who stated Floyd punched him in the face, causing him to bleed and experience pain. When Floyd got up from the floor, he intentionally stomped on the victim’s ankle, causing him pain. The Kosciusko County Community Hospital emergency room doctor stated that the ankle was broken.
Floyd was booked into the Kosciusko County Jail on Feb. 24.