Osage Beach, Fla. (The Weekly Vice) - Wendell S. Arnold, a 49-year-old Osage Beach man was arrested Wednesday after he struck his wife with the couple's car - then punched the gas again to run her over.
According to Osage Police, Arnold and his wife were arguing inside their SUV when the woman exited the vehicle and began walking.
Witnesses at the scene told investigators Arnold drove up behind the woman and intentionally struck her with the vehicle - causing her to become airborne. He then proceeded forward, running over her arm.
Witnesses were calling 911 when they saw Arnold pick the woman up, place her back inside the vehicle and drive off. Police quickly located the injured woman and transported her to Lake Regional Hospital where she is listed in serious but stable condition.
Arnold was apprehended and booked into the Camden County Jail on a charge of felony assault in the first degree. He is being held without bail.
This is not Arnold' first arrest or trial for a domestic violence incident. His prior arrests include domestic assault, DWI, and driving without a license. He awaits arraignment at the Camden County Jail. Records also indicate two orders of protection have been filed against Arnold since April of this year.
The Weekly Vice
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