Floyd County police arrested a man accused of breaking a shovel handle in half and then using it to batter a vehicle with an adult and two small children inside, reports stated.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

James Donald LeCroy III, 25, was arrested at a location of Haywood Valley Road on Thursday on charges stemming from the June 26 incident at a location on West Drive.

LeCroy is charged with felony criminal damage to property and two counts of felony cruelty to children in the third degree. He also faces a felony probation violation.

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