Elvet Carty, 37, of Estate Anna’s retreat was arrested early Monday and charged with aggravated assault and battery/domestic violence, after he was identified by his wife as the person who struck her several times causing cuts and abrasions all over her face.
According to the initial police report the 37-year-old victim told police that she and her husband were with friends Sunday evening celebrating their wedding anniversary. After the celebration they were driving to the beach to continue celebrating when an argument began. The victim told police that Carty punched her several times in her face and threw her out of the vehicle.
Officers located the suspect and placed him under arrest at about 5 a.m. Monday, the police reported.
Carty was held without bail according to the domestic violence law pending his advice of rights hearing.