August 30, 2009
Woman Invites Ex-Boyfriend Over For A Visit - New Boyfriend Pops Out Of A Closet With A Baseball Bat - Pummeling Ensues
Athens, Alabama (The Weekly Vice) - Jason Earl Appleton, a 32-year-old Athens man was arrested Thursday after beating his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend with a baseball bat after she had invited him to her home.
According to Athens police, a woman invited her ex-boyfriend over to her home. Once inside, the woman locked the door and all hell broke loose.
Investigators say that's when Appleton, the woman's new boyfriend, popped out of a closet and began pummeling the unwitting victim with a baseball bat.
Police say Appleton struck the victim 21 times before he could finally get the door unlocked and hobble back to his car. Even after the victim reached his vehicle, Appleton continued to pummel him with the bat.
Appleton was booked into the Limestone County Jail on a charge of second-degree assault. Bail was set at $5,000.
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Posted by Danny Vice at 9:37:00 PM