Villager purchased into anger administration after parking struggle at Walmart

Charles Barry

A Villager has been requested into anger administration as the consequence of a parking fight at a Walmart in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.

Charles Barry, 75, of the Village of Mallory Sq., entered into a pre-trial intervention deal Thursday in Sumter County Court docket that will permit him to escape prosecution on a demand of battery. If he successfully completes 12 several hours of anger administration schooling, the charge will be dismissed.

Barry was arrested Oct. 7 at his dwelling at 1662 Shell Place Ave. right after Sumter County sheriff’s deputies examined surveillance footage from the Wal-Mart Community Marketplace at Sarasota Plaza.

The New Jersey native and his wife on Sept. 5 traveled in their white SUV to the shop and took a parking spot from a gentleman who had been making an attempt to park in the same spot, according to an arrest report. The other gentleman parked in the upcoming out there location.

Both Barry and the other guy exited their motor vehicles at the same time and started going for walks toward the retail store. The two males started arguing and the argument prompted Barry to drive the male, applying both equally his fingers, according to the arrest report. The other man tripped more than a cement curb and fell backward into an island of shrubbery. Barry and his wife, who purchased their house in the Village of Mallory Square in 2007, fled in their SUV prior to the arrival of legislation enforcement.

When interviewed at his house, Barry claimed the other gentleman named his spouse names. Barry stated he felt “threatened,” so he pushed the other guy, the arrest report reported.