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Miami man, stopped during curfew, arrested on multiple charges

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Daily Crime and Information Report September 20, 2017 A Miami man, driving through the area of Duck Key after the 10 p.m. curfew, was arrested on multiple charges Tuesday night. Deputy Ian Douthirt was on patrol at the 61 mile marker just before 11 p.m. when he stopped a gray Toyota[…]

State Attorney’s Office reviewing suspicious death

Florida Keys prosecutors are reviewing a possible stabbing death that occurred at the Key West Steamplant condominiums hours before Hurricane Irma slammed into Monroe County, but they remained mum Tuesday on the details as they are awaiting the medical examiner’s report and other evidence to review. Assistant State Attorney Val Winter said that a male[…]

Miami man charged for reckless driving

A Miami man was arrested for reckless driving and having no valid driver’s license Sunday afternoon. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office gives the following account: Deputy Nelson Sanchez was on patrol at Mile Marker 89 at 4:20 p.m. when he spotted a black Mercedes speeding southbound. He could see a male driving the car and[…]

Man arrested for stealing drugs from the hospital

A 38 year old Big Pine man was arrested Sunday for stealing medication from the emergency room at Fishermen’s Hospital in Marathon. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the following occurred: Deputy Vincent Torres responded to the hospital just before 3 p.m. because a nurse noticed someone had broken the security seals on a[…]

Narcs find undersized lobster in drug raid

KEY WEST — Local and federal narcotics detectives looking for drugs in a raid on Duval Street recently turned up Ecstasy as well as undersized lobsters, according to Key West police.  Michael Eugene McIntosh, 26, of the 900 block of Duval Street, was charged with two counts of possession of undersized lobster, resisting arrest and felony possession[…]

Report: Pet-sitter steals $100 check

MARATHON — A 37-year-old man accused of cashing a stolen check for $100 from a man who hired him to watch his pets was arrested Thursday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.  The man was charged with felony fraud and misdemeanor petty theft.  Deputies were called by the alleged victim on Aug. 13 when[…]

Man arrested in screwdriver stabbing

BIG PINE KEY — A 29-year-old man accused of stabbing his mother’s boyfriend in the temple with a screwdriver was arrested Thursday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.  Karl Franz Johann Corcoran, of Big Pine Key, was charged with felony aggravated battery.  Deputies were called to Mile Marker 30 at 3:15 p.m. where Corcoran[…]

Angler threatens to kill officers over hogfish

KEY WEST — A 61-year-old Big Pine Key fisherman accused of threatening to kill two state wildlife officers who found over-the-limit hogfish southeast of the Marquesas Keys on a boat was arrested Wednesday, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  Jack Simon Jordaan was charged with two counts of second-degree felony threatening a[…]

Hialeah man arrested for undersized snapper

LONG KEY — A 71-year-old Hialeah man accused of possessing undersized snapper was arrested Tuesday while fishing on the south end of the Channel 5 Bridge, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The man was charged with possession of undersized mangrove snapper, possession of undersized schoolmaster snapper and possession of a yellowtail[…]

Woman arrested in knife, stick assault

KEY LARGO — A 42-year-old woman accused of hitting a man with a stick and then chasing him with a kitchen knife was arrested Monday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.  Christina Cunningham of Key Largo was charged with aggravated battery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and battery.  The man told deputies at 10:20[…]