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Key Largo man arrested for steroid possession

A Key Largo man was arrested on Friday after deputies discovered he had an active warrant and was in possession of steroids and more than $900 in cash. Victor Hugo Calderon, 54, was charged with possession of steroids without a prescription, providing a false ID to law enforcement and violation of probation. Around 1:48 a.m.,[…]

Marathon man arrested for credit card fraud

A Marathon man was arrested on Thursday after an investigation revealed he had been using stolen credit cards at several businesses. Oreste Medina, 51, was charged with petit theft and two counts of illegal use of a credit card. An investigation into the matter started on Sept. 25, when the victim met with Monroe County[…]

Man drives car off road, prompts DUI

A Jupiter, Florida man was arrested for DUI this week after he accidentally drove his car off the road near the Bahia Honda Bridge. Anthony Luke Zuccarelli, 30, was charged Tuesday with DUI with property damage, second refusal of blood alcohol test and violating driver’s license restrictions. Around 6 a.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies[…]

Man charged with DUI with property damage

A Key West man was charged with drunken driving on Wednesday after he crashed his truck through a fence and into another vehicle. Keegan Michael Hungerford, 29, was charged with DUI with property damage. Around 2:54 a.m., Key West Police Department officers responded to a reported crash on White Street, where they found a GMC[…]

Drunken driving in front of an officer

A Key West man was arrested on Saturday for DUI after he crashed into a truck, totaling both vehicles, right in front of an officer. Ravi Vaithinathan, 46, was charged with DUI and DUI with property damage. Around 10:30 p.m., a Key West Police Department officer was in the middle of a bicycle stop on[…]

2 men arrested after fighting in the street

Two illegal immigrants were arrested on Sunday after they got into a physical altercation in the middle of the intersection of Duval and Greene streets. Guillermo Garcia Arias, 30, was charged with disorderly conduct — brawling, and Jelson Fernandez, 22, was charged with disorderly conduct — brawling and possession of cocaine. Around 3 a.m., Key[…]

Big Pine Key woman arrested for hit-and-run

A Big Pine Key woman was arrested on Friday for a DUI after she sideswiped a vehicle on the Seven-Mile Bridge. Yvonne Victoria Fassett, 61, was charged with leaving the scene of a crash, DUI and DUI with property damage. Around 3 a.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies were advised that a vehicle sideswiped another[…]

Man arrested for theft of work tools

A Marathon man was arrested on Wednesday following an investigation into tools stolen from a work site at an under-construction residence. Christopher D. Saccente, 48, was charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and grand theft. On Oct. 1, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Marathon work site, where the owner of the[…]

Bartender arrested for using lost credit card

A Key West woman was arrested on Tuesday after a Key West Police Department officer determined that she stole a lost purse and used a credit card to purchase clothes online. Courtney Leigh Wilson, 32, was charged with theft of a lost credit card, two counts of petit theft, illegal use of a credit card[…]

Illegal passing nets jail for woman, man

A Hollywood, Florida woman and a Charleston, South Carolina man were pulled over on Saturday after illegally passing another vehicle on U.S. 1, leading to the woman’s arrest for possession of marijuana. Taylor Koval Lewis, 22, was charged with possession of marijuana under 20 grams, three counts of possession of synthetic marijuana and three counts[…]