Area Police Beat 11-1-17 (expanded)

Cody Brunner, 25, Inglis, was arrested by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 13, on a Levy County warrant for grand theft of a motor vehicle. He was transported to the Levy County Detention Facility, Oct. 16, and released on his own recognizance.
Christian Taylor Castings, 19, Floral City, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 19, charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or chemicala ($1,000 bond).
Brad Justin Coder, 34, Holder, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 19, charged with retail petit theft (value $100 or less).
George Stanley Maura, 62, Crystal River, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 19, charged with misdemeanor violation of an injunction, by going to, or being within, 500 feet of the petitioner’s residence, school, place of employment, etc. His bond was set at none.
William Mick, 57, Bushnell, FL, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 19, charged with domestic battery (no bond).
Patricia Dorian White, 42, Inglis, was arrested by the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 20 charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, and possession of drug paraphernalia (a smoking pipe). Her bond was set at $26,000. The arrest report stated, that due to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle, deputies arrived at a SE 40th Ter., Gulf Hammock residence, located two blocks away from the Gulf Hammock Church of God, to find Ms. White sleeping in the driver’s seat of her vehicle that was parked in the driveway of the residence. While deputies attempted to awaken Ms. White, they saw the drug and pipe on the passenger seat.
Mark Harry Williams, Jr., 21, Homosassa, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 20, charged with disorderly intoxication in public or endangering another while intoxicated, resisting an officer without violence, and battery ($3,500 bond). During a public event at 3430 S. Florida Ave. in Inverness, Mr. Williams is accused of getting into a fight while intoxicated, punching the victim on the back of his head, attempting to place the victim in a headlock and kicking the victim on his leg. While deputies were attempting to take Mr. Williams into custody, he’s accused of resisting arrest by squirming around and attempting to kick a deputy.
Jessica Faye McCaskill, 27, Inglis, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 21, charged with misdemeanor retail petit theft(value $100 or less), with her bond set at $500. Ms. McCaskill is accused of taking miscellaneous items of clothing and candy from the Beall’s department store, located at 2851 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. in Inverness. The report stated that Ms. McCaskill concealed merchandise totaling $55.14 on her person, then left the store without paying for the items.
Patrick Spencer McEachern, 25, “at large” in Citrus County, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 21, charged with trespassing ($1,000 bond). Mr. McEachern is accused of going inside the enclosed front porch of a W. Cedar Hill St., Dunnellon residence in an attempt to forcefully gain entry inside the home. The report stated, that earlier on the same day, Mr. McEacherm had been trespassed from the same residence. The report also stated that Mr. McEachern was obviously under the influence of an illegal substance, due to his pinpoint sized pupils, his paranoid state – being convinced that people in the woods were after him, and his heavy perspiration. McEachern admitted to having used methamphetamine earlier in the day. On Oct. 24, Mr. McEachern was additionally charged with trafficking or endeavoring to traffic in stolen property ($10,000 bond).
Gerrick Brenlyn Steve, 27, Lecanto, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 21, charged with resisting an officer without violence ($1,000 bond). A deputy was dispatched to a NE 5th Ter., Crystal River residence with the report of a trespassing, and arrived to find Mr. Steve, sitting in a chair on the front porch of the residence, slumped over. The resident told deputies that he was inside his home and heard someone speaking and singing, and when he looked outside, Mr. Steve, whom he’d never seen before, was sitting on his porch. When deputies attempted to take Mr. Steve into custody, he was argumentative and refused to cooperate with deputies, according to the report.
Shawn William Webster, 46, Bushnell, FL, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 21, on a Citrus County warrant for violating an injunction for protection against domestic violence that was in effect until Oct. 31, 2017 (no bond).
Carlos Espiricueta, 45, Homosassa, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 22, as a fugitive from justice on an Outagamie, Wisconsin arrest warrant for three counts of failure to appear for felony failure to support (no bond).
James Bryce Poe, 54, Hernando, FL, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 22, following an incident that occurred at a Hernando residence. The victim told deputies that Mr. Poe had driven by with a female relative and another woman, and had flipped him his middle finger, so he yelled at Mr. Poe, who stopped his vehicle in the middle of the road, ran at him, pushed him and struck him multiple times on his face with a closed fist. The report stated that the victim had visible injuries and blood running down his face from a cut on his left cheek. Mr. Poe told deputies that as he drove by, the victim yelled at him, and since they are friends, he stopped to converse with him. Poe said the victim pushed him, and he grabbed the victim to keep him from striking him (Mr. Poe), but the victim had managed to strike him on the face, and he’d struck the victim in an attempt to protect himself. He said, when the victim told him he was going to hit him with a shovel, he left the area. The report stated that a neighbor of the victim corroborated the victim’s account of the incident, and two women with Mr. Poe, corroborated Mr. Poe’s account of the incident. Due to the victim being on his own property during the altercation and the account of the victim’s neighbor, Mr. Poe, who had no visable injuries, was taken into custody, charged with misdemeanor battery ($1,000 bond).
Mohammad Khalid Ali, 61, Dunnellon, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 23, charged with misdemeanor domestic battery.
Michael Allan Bowman, 66, Homosassa, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 23, charged with domestic battery.
“John Doe,” whose name, age and address is unknown, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 23, charged with misdemeanor
resisting an officer without violence. His bond was set at none. The report stated that a deputy answered a call for service at a S. Lincoln Ln., Beverly Hills residence due to a 911 call from a person who said that the neighbors were fighting and to get there quickly. The report stated that Mr. Doe had been fighting with a woman regarding Mr. Doe viiting his children, and he’d refused to leave the residence when asked. Mr. Doe refused to identify himself to the deputy, told deputies that he would do nothing they asked him to do, that he’d done nothing wrong, and deputies had no right to make note of his name. Deputies told Mr. Doe that his failure to cooperate with them would result in his arrest, and Mr. Doe said something to the effect of “Take me to Jail,” the report stated – and they did.
William Eugene Ray, II, 27, Beverly Hills, FL, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 23, charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver; possession of cannabis less than 20 grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia ($4,000 bond).
Benjamin Sexton Brown Jr., 26, Hernando, FL, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 24, charged with (being a) sex offender and failing to report, in person, every 30 days after establishing a transient residence. His bond was set at $5,000. The report stated, that for four months, deputies had been unable to locate Mr. Brown at his address on record – a tent in the back yard of 2349 N. Lakefront Dr., Hernando residence – and neighbors there told deputies that they had not seen him in a long time. Relatives told deputies that Mr. Davis was staying with a friend at 106 S. Davis St. in Beverly Hills, and deputies found him there, although he claimed that he still lived at his address of record.
Michelle Agnes-Genell Eiland, 45, Hernando, FL, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 24, following a motor vehicle crash in Hernando on CR 491, south of N. Tram Rd. that was reported at 5:58 pm. Ms. Eiland told deputies that a relative was driving the vehicle, but a witness stated that she’d seen Ms. Eiland exit the vehicle from the driver’s seat and walk to the scene of the crash. Ms. Eiland had the smell of alcohol on her breath, was unsteady on her feet and very emotional, according to the arrest report. She consented to perform roadside sobriety testing and performed poorly, the report stated. She admitted to consuming two mixed drinks prior to leaving her home. She was taken into custody, charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or chemicals (DUI), with her bond set at $1,000. At the jail, she refused breath alcohol testing.
Ashley Patricia Gough, 29, Inverness, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 24, charged with violation of condition of pretrial release when the original arrest was for domestic violence. On Sept. 8, Ms. Gough, was arrested for domestic battery, and on Sept. 9, the pretrial release conditions of no contact with the victim were established, but on Oct. 20 and 22, she’s accused of contacting the victim by way of phone calls and the SnapChat internet application.
Thomas John Green, 55, Lecanto, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 24, charged with aggravated battery using a deadly weapon ($10,000 bond).

 

James Keith Hughes, 36, Inglis, was arrested by the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 24, charged with non support of children or spouse. His cash only bond was set at $100.

 

Frank Clay Martin, 48, Crystal River, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 24, on a Citrus County warrant for Workers Compensation fraud ($1,000 bond).

 

Tiffiany Ann Shepard, 36, Dunnellon, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 24, charged with assault on a law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical services provider, or a public transit employee ($1,000 bond), and domestic battery (no bond).

 

Eric Haven White, 47, Beverly Hills, FL, was arrested by the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 24, charged with non support of children or spouse. His cash only bond was set at $820.

 

Joseph Stephen Baxley, Jr., 34, Homosassa, who was already in custody at the Citrus County Detention Facility, was arrested on a Citrus County warrant, Oct. 25, for petit theft with a previous conviction of a theft. His bond was set at $500.

 

Robert Estes Brown, 57, Beverly Hills, FL, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 25, charged with domestic battery (no bond).

 

Charles Arthur Christian, 55, Hernando, FL, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 25, charged with (being a) sex offender, failing to report in person every thirty days after establishing a transient residence; and (being a) sex offender, failing to report a name or address change within 48 hours ($10,000 bond). The report stated that Mr. Christian was located by deputies at 4310 E. Louisiana Ln. in Hernando, and he told them that he was currently staying at three locations off Parsons Point Rd., but was unable to provide an exact location. A previous address, which is still the address on Mr. Christian’s Florida Driver’s License, is 4920 E. Parsons Point Rd., Lot 7, Hernando.

 

Austin Lee Simons, 20, Dunnellon, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 25, charged with retail petit theft (value $100 or less) from the Beall’s Department store located at 2851 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. in Inverness. His bond was set at $500. The report stated that the loss prevention officer told deputies that Mr. Simons walked into the store with another man, walked around the store, concealed a costume jewelry necklace in the pocket of his hooded sweatshirt, and then left the store without paying for the item. The report stated that the other man was also charged in the theft, but an arrest report was not found for the person mentioned in the report.

 

Joseph Lynn Tate, 27, “at large” in Citrus County, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 25, charged with grand theft ($300 or more, but less than $5,000). His bond was set at $2,000. Mr. Tate is accused of stealing numerous items from a W. Caffey Ln. Homosassa residence on Sept. 24. Items reported stolen were a red open air utility trailer, with a black toolbox, with a combined value of $450.

 

Joseph Ross Cates, 33, a homeless man in the Floral City area who was already incarcerated at the Citrus County Detention Facility in Lecanto, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 26, on a Citrus County warrant for petit theft (value less than $100), and trespassing in an unoccupied structure or conveyance ($1,000 bond).

Juan Munoz, 28, Mission, TX, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 26, charged with resisting an officer without violence, and driving under the influence of alcohol ($2,000 bond). Deputies responded to the intersection of N. Turkey Oak Dr. and N. Holiday Dr. in Crystal River due to the report of an unoccupied vehicle that was running in the middle of the intersection. Deputies arrived to find Mr. Munoz slumped over in the driver’s seat with the vehicle running in “drive,” the windows rolled up and the doors locked. Mr. Munoz awakened, and the car began rolling forward. Vehicles were pulling over to avoid crashing with the vehicle as Mr. Munoz drove on N. Turkey Oak Dr. at a low rate of speed, failing to maintain a single lane, and did not stop until the vehicle reached the intersection with W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. Mr. Munoz finally exited the vehicle and was taken into custody. The report stated that his movements were slow, and he smelled of alcohol. He told deputies he’d consumed six beers at Appleby’s restaurant before attempting to drive back to his motel room. At the detention facility, his breath alcohol test results were 0.118 and 0.077. He told deputies that he’d had very little sleep recently and didn’t remember much of what had happened.

 

Byron Woods, 27, Inverness, was arrested by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 26, charged with resisting an officer without violence ($1,000 bond), and violation of conditions of pre-trial release (no bond).

 

 

Paul Lavelle Alexander, 39, Crystal River, was arrested by the Williston Police Department, Oct. 28, charged with driving while license suspended (third or subsequent offense), assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill, possession of cocaine, and possession of cannabis not more than 20 grams. His bond was set at $45,000.

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