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Freeport man charged in attack Man, 51, beats wife with bat, police say

Posted: Saturday, March 29, 2014 2:00 am | Updated: 7:28 pm, Sat Mar 29, 2014.

FREEPORT — A 51-year-old Freeport man was in jail after police said he beat his common-law wife with a baseball bat, fracturing her skull and breaking her arm.

Police arrested Dexter Royston about 4:30 a.m. Friday at the home he shared with the 45-year-old woman, Lt. Raymond Garivey said. Royston called police from the home in the 1700 block of North Avenue K, saying he had assaulted his wife.

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