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Man arrested after high-speed chase

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Key Largo man on Saturday, following an investigation into a high-speed chase on U.S. in June. Bryan Patrick Dozier was charged with fleeing/eluding law enforcement. On June 25, a witness reported a dark colored vehicle traveling over 100 mph going southbound on U.S. 1 near Mile Marker 118.[…]

Man knocked out after breaking up argument

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Islamorada man on Friday after he got into a fight with a man who broke up an argument between him and his girlfriend. Chad Paul Lyons, 25, was charged with a felony battery. Deputies arrived to find the victim sitting on the ground with blood on his hands.[…]

Man charged for stealing from former employer

The Key West Police Department arrested a Key West man on Thursday for theft after he stole from his former employer. Fernando Agustin Segobia, 18, was charged with grand theft under $5,000. On Aug. 10, officers responded to the Winn Dixie in Key West, which reported that two former employees stole from them prior to[…]

Three men arrested for check fraud

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested three Marathon men on Tuesday, following an investigation into fraudulently cashed checks at the Marathon branch of Centennial Bank. Twenty-eight-year-old Marcos Vila, 38-year-old Yasbany Noa Parrado and 24-year-old Yaniel Cardenal Frias were all charged with passing counterfeit checks. Vila was also charged with one count of grand theft. According[…]

Beer bottle bandit

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Big Pine Key man on Wednesday after he robbed an acquaintance last week. Jason William Ricketts, 33, was charged with battery and robbery with a weapon. According to the report, deputies initially responded to a report of a robbery on Aug. 11 around 9:13 p.m. in Big Pine[…]

US 1 speeder also faces drug charge

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Port Hueneme, California woman on Tuesday for crystal meth and marijuana possession after a deputy clocked her speeding down U.S. 1. Jaime Nicole Gilrein, 33, was charged with possession of crystal meth, possession of marijuana under 20 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy was monitoring traffic[…]

Three drugs and expired tags lead to man’s arrest

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Homestead man on Monday for possession of three different drugs following a report of reckless driving. Jorge Labanino, 49, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana under 20 grams, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and five counts of possession of a controlled substance without[…]

St. Petersburg man arrested after brawl

The Key West Police Department arrested a St. Petersburg man on Sunday after he reportedly started a fight at the Conch Republic Seafood Restaurant, despite sitting right next to KWPD officers. Kevin Dewayne Kirklew, 37, was charged with battery, battery on a law enforcement officer, damaging property under $200, resisting an officer with violence and[…]

Man found sleeping in stolen car arrested

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Hollywood man on Friday for grand theft auto after finding him passed out behind the wheel of a stolen car. Zacharia John Vinczencz, 28, was charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle and two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Around 9:52 a.m.,[…]

If you can’t stand, you can’t drive

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Riverview, Florida man on Friday for DUI and drug possession after pulling him over for erratic driving. Geoffrey E. Knutson, 40, was charged with DUI and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Around 1:30 a.m., a deputy spotted Knutson driving erratically near the Marathon Ale House.[…]