Clinton Public Safety booked a man at 1:01 yesterday afternoon and charged him with and assault and malicious damage case from late February. 21-year-old Rodriquez Dakim Taylor of M1 590 Phillips Street, Clinton was charged with Assault and Battery 3rd Degree and Malicious Damage. PSO Bassett states that on February 25th 2014 the defendant assaulted a victim by striking her with his closed fist about her face and head causing swelling, bruising and scratches. Officer Bassett also alleges that on the same date Taylor broke the same victim’s cell phone by throwing it and breaking the screen. The phone was valued at $600. Rodriquez Dakim Taylor was released from Clinton custody at 4:04 yesterday afternoon on personal recognizance bonds of $1,000 on the Malicious Damage and $500 on the Assault and Battery charge.