Marathon (CBSMiami) – An argument over beer led to a one man to attack another with a hatchet in Marathon.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, on Friday 32-year old Maykel Borges was hanging around at the Trailerama Trailer Park on 15th Street and asking for beer. The park’s residents said they gave him several beers during the course of the day then told him to leave.READ MORE: Florida Senate Signs Off On Controversial Protest Bill
Borges did, but later returned with a hatchet. He then reportedly began arguing with people at the trailer park, and at one point reportedly swung the hatchet at one man, cutting him on the side with it. Borges then dropped the weapon and ran.READ MORE: Miami-Dade PD Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Hialeah Gardens
When deputies arrived just after 6 p.m., they found the hatchet and tracked down Borges at his own trailer, not far away. He was arrested, charged with aggravated assault and aggravated battery, and he was booked into jail.MORE NEWS: Miami PD Asking For Help Finding 12-Year-Old Farrah Sanders
The victim was transported to Fishermen’s Hospital for treatment of a small cut on his side.