SCARBRO, WV (WVNS)– A Fayette County man was arrested on Thursday, December 23, 2021, for an alleged domestic situation.

According to Sheriff Mike Fridley, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call near Plum Orchard Lake Road. When deputies arrived, they found the victim was visibly bruised with a swollen head and face. The victim told deputies Arnold Maddy came into the room that she was sleeping in and struck her with a baseball bat several times.

Deputies arrested Maddy and charged him with felony malicious wounding and a misdemeanor of domestic battery. He was taken to Southern Regional Jail to await court proceedings.