MANATEE -- A Bradenton man was charged with battery after an argument over a sex toy escalated, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Triston D. Horne, 36, was arrested at 1:50 p.m. Sunday in the 4400 block of 17th Street West.
At 2:30 a.m. July 1, deputies said Horne was spending the night with a woman he was once married to. According to a report, the woman learned that Horne was already married and that their marriage was null and void but that she still talks to Horne because he's a father figure to her two sons. Horne and the victim were in her bedroom smoking cigarettes when they had an argument. Deputies said the victim left to use the bathroom and Horne then barged in and accused her of cheating on him.
He told her she was cheating on him with a sex toy, according to the report.
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Deputies said Horne grabbed the victim's left arm and twisted it. He ended up returning to the bedroom, grabbed the victim's sex toy and snapped it in half. The sheriff's office said the victim and her daughter pushed Horne out of the house and he later came back and took the victim's phone while they were asleep.
Horne was being held in Manatee County jail without bond, according to the sheriff's office website.