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Erratic driving and behavior leads to DUI

A Key West man was arrested on Tuesday for DUI after a concerned citizen alerted deputies to his erratic driving. Yasmany Gil Cruz, 29, was charged with DUI and possession of marijuana. Around 8:45 a.m., a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputy was at Bernstein Park in Stock Island when a woman approached him. According to[…]

Pharm tech charged with grand theft

A Key West pharmacy technician was arrested on Tuesday after she allegedly stole 18 Percocet pills while working at Walgreen’s on Big Pine Key. Jennifer Christine Forehand, 48, is charged with grand theft of a controlled substance. According to the report, a loss prevention manager noticed the pills were missing using Walgreen’s medication tracking system.[…]

Keys man, Miami woman both arrested in pill case

A Key West man and a Miami woman were arrested on Sunday after Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies found them to be in possession of pills without a prescription. Tia Alicia Parrado, 20, was charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, tampering with evidence, smuggling contraband into a detention facility, two counts[…]

S.C. man arrested on DUI, drug charges

A Summerville, South Carolina man was arrested for DUI and drug charges on Sunday after a restaurant manager unsuccessfully tried to stop him from driving home while intoxicated. Stephen John Hickey, 43, was charged with DUI, refusal to sign a citation, two counts possession of a synthetic narcotic, possession of marijuana under 20 grams and[…]

Traffic stop leads to 9 drug charges

A Key Largo woman was arrested on Thursday following a traffic stop where deputies found numerous marijuana oil cartridges and paraphernalia. Margarita Elizabeth Bravo, 20, was charged with six counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and three counts of possession of paraphernalia. Around 11:20 a.m., a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputy[…]

Man chews back seat during drug arrest

A Homestead, Florida man who was arrested on a cocaine trafficking charge Thursday is facing additional charges after he reportedly chewed up part of the interior of a patrol car. Melvin Stubbs, 37, is charged with resisting arrest without violence, cocaine trafficking and damaging property in excess of $1,000. Around 10 p.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s[…]

72-year-old arrested after search warrant

A search warrant led to the arrest of a Key West man on Wednesday after law enforcement found a multitude of drugs in the man’s home. Danny Randal Trevor, 72, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana over 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Trevor’s arrest came as a result of a[…]

Failure to stop leads to drug, gun arrests

Two Key West men were arrested on Tuesday after they failed to come to a complete stop at a stop sign. De’Martravious Jermaine Hunter, 23, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of paraphernalia with intent to package or sell and driving with a suspended license. Corey Genard Baker was charged[…]

Repeat DUI offender is arrested for hit-and-run

A Soddy Daisy, Tennessee man was arrested on Friday after he abruptly changed lanes, struck a vehicle and continued to drive away. Keith L. Austin, 28, was charged with DUI with property damage, leaving the scene of a crash, driving with a suspended license and third DUI violation within 10 years. Around 6:45 p.m., Key[…]

MCSO: Man aimed air rifle at couple

A Jacksonville, Florida man was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly pointed an air rifle at a man and his fiancé as they drove by. Adesina Xiomel Adefunmi, 20, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. Around 6 p.m., a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling Bernstein Park[…]