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Man arrested for incident at SI hotel

A 49-year-old Voorhees, New Jersey man was arrested Sunday night for choking a woman at a Stock Island hotel bar and then ignoring deputies. Mark Anthony Andrews was charged with domestic battery, battery on an officer and resisting arrest. Deputies Michael Watkins and Thomas Laffan were called to the Perry[…]

Man breaks window over cinnamon rolls

A Key Largo man was arrested Saturday for allegedly throwing a rock multiple times against a storefront window on Duval Street because they no longer sold cinnamon rolls. Dustin Riley Tyrrell, 19, was charged with criminal mischief over $1,000 and throwing a missile into a building. Around 11 p.m., Key[…]

Man arrested over a chicken salad

A Marathon man was arrested Friday after he allegedly began screaming at a gas station employee because he wanted a refund for an item he didn’t purchase. Charles Davidson Andrews, 39, was charged with breach of the peace. Around 1:10 a.m., a Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy was at the Circle[…]

Man charged in theft of wallet from purse

A 28-year-old Key West man was arrested Thursday morning after he tried to snatch a woman’s wallet from her purse while she was shopping at a Marathon store. Ryan James Whalen was charged with battery and robbery by sudden snatching without a firearm or weapon. There were no reported serious[…]

Man allegedly runs red light, gets DUI

A Hudson, Florida man was arrested Monday for DUI after he allegedly made an illegal turn from South Roosevelt into the Searstown parking lot. Anthony Paul Boyle, 54, was charged with DUI, refusal to accept or sign a citation and refusal to submit to a DUI test. Around 6:30 p.m.,[…]

Police: KW woman hit, ran, returned

A Key West woman was arrested Sunday after she allegedly crashed into a parked vehicle, left the scene and then returned to see how much damage she caused. Qiana Monique Griffin, 26, was charged with DUI with a blood alcohol content higher than .15, DUI with property damage and leaving[…]

2 men arrested for alleged tag-team theft

Two men were arrested Sunday after they allegedly worked in tandem to steal two cases of beer from a Key West store. Christopher Andrew Green, 41, of West Palm Beach, was charged with petit theft. Dion Chad Bumgarden, 39, of Marathon, was charged with petit theft – second offense. Around[…]

Deputies: Man brandished gun at group of teenagers

A Key Largo man was arrested after he allegedly brandished a firearm in front of a group of teenagers who were shooting off fireworks near his home. Emilio Perez, 37, was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm without intent to kill. The five teenagers, who ranged from 14 to[…]

Erratic driving leads to charges of DUI

A Key Largo woman was arrested early on Friday morning for DUI after a deputy allegedly saw her driving erratically on U.S. 1. Nykki Alyzabeth Thompson, 22, was charged with DUI and DUI with a blood alcohol level over .20 Around 3:22 a.m., a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputy was[…]

Exercising bad judgment in post-gym altercation

A Delray Beach, Florida man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly swerved his vehicle in an attempt to hit a gym employee following an argument. Cary Drew Portner, 51, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. Around 10 a.m., a Key West Police Department[…]