Trenton man arrested on several felony charges, includes aggravated battery with a deadly weapon

A Trenton man is behind bars in Gilchrist County on multiple charges.
Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 4:30 AM EST
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TRENTON, Fla. (WCJB) - A Trenton man is behind bars in Gilchrist County on multiple charges.

Last Friday, Gilchrist County sheriff’s deputies were called to a residence near Southwest 50th Avenue in Trenton for a tenant/landlord issue.

After an extensive investigation, deputies arrested Harvey Joe Slayton Jr. for several felony crimes.

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These include aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, three counts of false imprisonment, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Slayton has seven previous felony convictions and 13 previous misdemeanor convictions.

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