ARCA driver Daniel Dye was arrested on a felony battery charge on Tuesday Police confirmed.
Police say Dye punched another Father Lopez student in the groin, possibly rupturing the student’s testicle in the process. Dye was arrested and released within hours after.
According reports, Dye is accused of dancing and “grinding” near a male classmate. When the classmate attempted to get Dye to move away, Dye allegedly punched the student in the groin.
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The police report stated that Dye allegedly punched the victim so hard that the victim was diagnosed with a possible ruptured testicle
ARCA driver Daniel Dye arrested Tues on felony assault charge. Charging affidavit states victim alleges Dye danced in front of him at school, Dye’s groin near his face & after he attempted to push Dye away, Dye punched him in groin. Victim diagnosed w/possible ruptured testicle.
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ARCA has not yet commented on matter. Since the series is sanctioned by NASCAR, Dye’s subject to NASCAR’s code of conduct and could be suspended until his court case is resolved.
Battery is a third-degree felony in the state of Florida and is comes with up to five years in jail if found guilty.