A Dayton man is wanted for throwing a bowling ball at a worker of a Kettering bowling alley, resulting in two facial fractures.
A grand jury indicted Donte J. Nevins, 41, on one count of felonious assault with a deadly weapon and one count of felonious assault causing serious physical harm, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.
On March 14, Kettering police responded to Capri Lanes on South Dixie Drive on a reported assault. Once at the scene, officers learned Nevins had an argument with a bowling alley worker, who is autistic.
During the argument, Nevins reportedly threw a 16-pound bowling ball at the worker’s face, hitting him below his eye, and he then left.
The incident was reportedly captured on a surveillance camera, according to the prosecutor’s office.
“There is simply no excuse for attacking someone by using a bowling ball as a weapon,” said Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. “Thankfully, the victim did not require surgery but he clearly suffered serious injuries. This defendant has a lengthy criminal history, having been arrested nearly three dozen times over the past two decades.”