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Multiple crashes prompt multiple charges of DUI

A Key West woman who allegedly damaged four vehicles was arrested Friday on several DUI-related charges. Deanna Lynn Lee, 47, was charged with four counts of DUI with property damage and one count of DUI with a blood alcohol level over .15. Around 12:04 a.m., Key West Police Department officers responded to the SP+ parking[…]

KW man charged in multiple burglaries

A Key West man was arrested Wednesday after police found him with numerous stolen items that he allegedly stole from several vehicles, including more than $300 and 13 credit cards. Elijah Paul Rivera, 18, was charged with 13 counts of credit-card theft, three counts burglary of a conveyance, four counts petit theft from a motor[…]

Mother accused of leaving child at scene of crash

A Key West woman was arrested on Monday after she allegedly crashed her car and left her 8-year-old daughter at the scene of the crash. Frances Gonzalez, 46, was charged with child neglect, reckless driving and leaving the scene of a crash with greater than $50 damage. Around 7:23 p.m., a Key West Police Department[…]

Man faces charge of indecent exposure

A Key West man was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly defecated on the sidewalk in front of a restaurant on Southard Street. Edward R. Borowski, 51, was charged with indecent exposure. Around 7:30 p.m., a Key West Police Department officer responded to Southard Street near Mr. Z’s and The Café on Southard Street after[…]

Woman arrested for aggravated battery

A North Miami Beach woman was arrested on Saturday after she allegedly threw a coconut at a man for filming her on Duval Street. Shonta Latasha Bolds, 36, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Around 1:12 a.m., Key West Police Department officers responded to the VIP Gentleman’s Club on Duval Street after[…]

Man arrested for allegedly selling plastic as crack

A Grassy Key man was arrested Friday on a warrant following a January undercover operation in which he allegedly sold plastic to man under the guise that it was crack cocaine. Manuel Antonio Artiles, 35, was charged with selling of a substance in lieu of a controlled substance. On Jan. 2, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office[…]

Already in jail, man faces more charges

A Marathon man who was already in jail for violating probation received additional charges Friday for an armed robbery of a man in January. Thomas Andrew Lancaster, 22, was charged with battery, kidnapping and robbery with a deadly weapon. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 7700 block of Aviation Boulevard on Jan. 17,[…]

Registration, drug issues spell arrest

A Cudjoe Key woman was arrested on Tuesday after deputies pulled her over for vehicle registration issues and drug possession, after she allegedly admitted to having MDMA hidden in her underwear. Summer Chumani Desport, 23, was charged with driving with a suspended license, attaching a license plate not assigned to the vehicle and possession of[…]

Man arrested on charges of breaching the peace

A Stock Island man was arrested on Monday after he allegedly began shouting profanity at several people and acting aggressive, seemingly for no reason, according to reports. Randy Todd Reamer, 51, was charged with disturbing the peace. He was also arrested after deputies discovered he had an active warrant for violation of probation. Around 8[…]

Fight at ER leads to man’s arrest

A trip to the ER turned violent after an Edmond, Oklahoma man allegedly refused to be treated and later got into a fight with a security guard. David Ross Rester, 30, was charged with felony battery. Around 5:15 a.m., Key West Police Department officers responded to a report of a fight at the Lower Keys[…]