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A literal hit-and-run lands SI man in jail

A Stock Island man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly crashed his truck into another vehicle and ran from the scene in a DUI/hit-and-run incident. Juan Antonio Camejo Prieto, 31, was charged with DUI, two counts of DUI with property damage and hit-and-run. Around 3 a.m., a Monroe County Sheriff’s[…]

Brawling with bouncers results in man’s arrest

A Piedmont, South Dakota man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly began trying to fight bouncers at a gentleman’s club on Duval Street. Kasey Dale Opp, 26, was charged with brawling and resisting an officer without violence. Around 3:54 a.m., Key West Police Department officers responded to Teasers after being[…]

Woman arrested for allegedly selling opioids

A Marathon woman was arrested Thursday for selling oxycontin following an undercover operation conducted by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Maragert Jean Suarez, 38, was charged with two counts of selling an opium derivative within 1,000 feet of a church and two counts usage of a two-way communication device to[…]

Man arrested after nearly hitting deputy with truck

An Ocean Reef, Florida man was arrested Thursday after he nearly crashed into a deputy on the side of the road and then fled the scene. Brandon Nicholas Brock, 19, was charged with reckless driving. Brock was additionally cited for speeding and failure to move or slow down for an[…]

Man arrested after assault at campground

A Salem, South Carolina man was arrested Wednesday night after grabbing the buttocks of two 11-year-old girls at an area campground, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Gregory David Cameron, 47, was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior/molestation in which the victim(s) is younger than 12 and the offender[…]

Man allegedly steals Jeep for joy ride

A Key West man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly stole a vehicle because he wanted a “joy ride.” Jason Aaron Gibson, 40, was charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle. Around 3:30 p.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies were investigating a hit-and-run accident involving an orange Jeep when[…]

Man allegedly shows gun in road rage incident

A Key Largo man was arrested on Monday after he allegedly brandished a handgun during a road rage incident near Founder’s Park in Islamorada. Jose A. Gongora, 47, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and improper exhibition of a firearm. Around 7:50 a.m.,[…]

Battery charge stems from domestic incident

A Grassy Key man was arrested early Sunday morning after threatening a woman with knives, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. There were no reported serious injuries. Lazaro Morales Gomez, 35, was charged with battery. Deputy Cristian Santos responded to the 59000 block of Paradise Place about 2 a.m.[…]

No shirt, no shoes, indecent exposure

A Lake Stevens, Washington man was arrested on Friday after witnesses reported a man on North Roosevelt Boulevard had exposed himself. James Todd Vandecoevering, 52, was charged with indecent exposure and resisting an officer without violence. Around 4:30 a.m., a Key West Police Department officer responded to the intersection of[…]

Verbal dispute leads to bedroom burglary

A dispute between roommates allegedly escalated from a verbal argument to a physical confrontation and concluded with the burglarizing the bedroom of one of the roommate and leading to the arrest of a Ramrod Key man. Alex Jordan Hirst, 32, was charged with simple assault, battery, damaging property in excess[…]