September 29, 2023
Paul Miner Wenz

An 84-year-old arrested after allegedly utilizing a cane to assault a fellow resident at an assisted residing facility is being allowed to return, however he should behave.

Paul Miner Wenz, was arrested Sunday on a felony cost of battery at Sumter Senior Dwelling on County Street 466A in The Villages.

Wenz had been within the cafeteria for breakfast when an 85-year-old man approached Wenz and “requested him how he was doing,” based on an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Workplace. Wenz advised the person he was “drained” of his “BS,” and allegedly used different profanity. He used his strolling cane to strike the 85-year-old, the report mentioned.

Wenz was later interviewed by deputies and he admitted he “tapped” the opposite man. He was arrested on a felony cost of battery and was booked on the Sumter County Detention Middle the place he spent the evening behind bars. He was launched at about midday Monday on his recognizance.

Wenz is being allowed to return Sumter Senior Dwelling, however a decide has put him on discover and added a stipulation to the Ohio native’s launch. He should have “no violent contact” with the 85-year-old and Wenz should “comply with all affordable requests of the residing facility to make sure peace and security.”