An Argos man was arrested Tuesday evening by the Argos Police Department for battery with a deadly weapon. 61 year old Daniel Pearcy II of West Broadway Street in Argos was arrested on a preliminary charge of Battery with a Deadly Weapon a Class 5 Felony.
Argos Police along with Marshall County Officers were dispatched to the defendant’s address about 9:30 Tuesday evening after receiving information from a third party in reference to a battery that had occurred involving a weapon, leaving the victim bleeding from the head.
Officers arriving at 101 South First Street came in contact with the victim who had a large laceration to the face and back of the head.
Officers were able to apprehend Daniel Pearcy II without incident. He is currently being held at Marshall County Jail on a $1,500.00 cash bond.
The victim was treated by Argos EMS and was in fair condition.
The Argos Police Department is continuing to work the investigation.
The Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office advises that the defendant’s charged is merely an accusation and that the defendant’s is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.