BY JENNIFER CABRERA
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – James Brandon Doyle, 40, was arrested yesterday morning and charged with burglary and battery after his vehicle was involved in a crash, then he allegedly walked over to the other vehicle and punched the driver multiple times.
At 11:05 a.m. yesterday, Doyle’s vehicle was involved in a crash with the victim’s truck at 200 W. University Avenue. The victim told a Gainesville Police Department Officer that Doyle came over to his truck and punched him multiple times through the open window. Witnesses who saw the crash and the aftermath corroborated the victim’s account.
Post Miranda, Doyle reportedly said that he reached into the victim’s truck and tried to grab the steering wheel. He denied hitting the victim, but the officer reported that he saw bruising along Doyle’s knuckles on his right hand.
Doyle has been charged with burglary of an occupied vehicle and simple battery and is being held on $30,000 bail.
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