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Man, 50, arrested for giving false ID

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Hialeah man on Saturday after he gave deputies a fake ID. Alvaro Humberto Espinosa, 50, was charged with operating a motorcycle without a license, driving with a suspended license and giving a false ID to an officer. Around 1:43 a.m., a deputy spotted Espinosa make an abrupt U-turn[…]

Stock Island man arrested for sexual battery

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Stock Island man on Saturday for sexual battery after the victim reported he forcibly had sex with her. Oscar Danilo Acevedo, 49, was charged with sexual battery. Deputies responded to the Lower Keys Medical Center and met with the victim, who was being treated for a medical condition,[…]

Key West man arrested for shoplifting in Marathon

A Key West man was doing a lot of shopping, but no actual buying, when he was arrested Monday night in Marathon. Kevin Parks Skinner, 56, faces changes of grand theft, possession of stolen property and possession of a pill without a prescription after deputies found an Adderall pill in his possession. The incident started[…]

Miami man bitten for staying out late

The Key West Police Department arrested a Miami woman on Sunday after she bit her husband and pushed over his motorcycle. Kathleen Margaret Ryan, 41, was charged with battery and damaging property over $1,000. Around 3:55 a.m., officers responded to Sigsbee Park, where they met with Ryan and the victim. The victim, Ryan’s husband, stated[…]

Man vandalizes former business partner’s property

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 73-year-old Key West man on Wednesday for vandalizing the property of a former business partner in August. Wesley Howard Sizemore was charged with damaging property over $1,000 and unarmed burglary. On Aug. 18, an unknown suspect entered the victim’s property in the early morning hours, and proceeded to[…]

Unprovoked punch lands man in jail

A Big Pine Key man was arrested on Wednesday after he punched an acquaintance for seemingly no reason, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Kurt Daniel Shufelt, 51, was charged with felony battery. Around 7:47 a.m., a deputy was on patrol when the victim approached him and reported that he was just hit by[…]

Drunk, but honest, at supermarket

After telling a cashier that he was drunk and then going back to his vehicle, a Marathon man was arrested for DUI on Tuesday. Rodger Eric Evans, 39, was charged with DUI and resisting an officer by refusing to sign a citation. Around 9:05 p.m., deputies responded to the Winn-Dixie on Big Pine Key after[…]

Key Largo man arrested for cocaine, paraphernalia

An investigation into a suspicious vehicle on Aug. 4 led to the arrest of a Key Largo man for possession of cocaine on Tuesday. Jeffrey Paul Schultz, 36, was charged with possession of paraphernalia and two counts possession of cocaine. On Aug. 4, a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Deputy received a report of a suspicious[…]

Construction punches land two men in jail

Two Marathon construction workers were arrested and charged with battery after they attacked a foreman on the job site. Juan Miguel Torna Rojas, 35, and William Padron Perez, 48, were both charged with battery causing bodily harm. Around 8:30 a.m., deputies met with the victim of the battery, who explained the situation. According to him,[…]

Speeding leads to DUI, which leads to drug bust

A Saturday night traffic stop of a speeding vehicle led to the arrest of a Lutz, Florida man for DUI and drug possession, after deputies found numerous forms of marijuana and open containers in the vehicle. David Philip Hautsch, 37, was charged with DUI, four counts of possession of synthetic marijuana, possession of marijuana under[…]