A 47-year old Manalapan resident is facing charges in Palm Beach County, Florida that he allegedly put a man in a choke hold and tried to bite his earlobe after an incident between families at a luxury hotel on June 7.
Mark V. Augello of Summer Dr. was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery. He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail at 3:23 p.m. and released 9:33 p.m.,
according to Palm Beach Sheriff's Dept. records.
A police account of how events unfolded near the restroom of the luxury Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach can be read at