The matter was investigated by and charged the Jupiter Police Department, and not this office,” they said in a prepared statement that was released Wednesday afternoon.
Lewandowski (44), surrendered to Jupiter police on Tuesday morning. He was issued a notice of appearance for a misdemeanor Battery charge. This is in connection to an incident at Trump National Golf Club that occurred March 8.
Lewandowski denied wrongdoing, and the Trump campaign stated that it will not plead guilty.
Jupiter police discovered probable cause to accuse Lewandowski of misdemeanor battery. They obtained surveillance footage that confirmed Fields’ claim. According to Lewandowski’s arrest report,
Chief Frank Kitzerow stated that Lewandowski had been arrested and given a notice of appearance. He was released from the police station on Tuesday morning.
The State Attorney’s Office will make a decision about how to proceed with the charges before Lewandowski’s May 4, arraignment. This could include offering a plea bargain, dropping the charges or going to trial.
The State Attorney’s Office still hasn’t received this case as of Wednesday morning.