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For the Record 3/30/13

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Citrus County Sheriff’s Office

Domestic battery arrests

*  Robert Webber, 50, of Crystal River, at 6:33 p.m. Feb. 11 on a felony charge of domestic battery by strangulation. No bond.

*  Diane Otten, 51, of Hernando, at 8:15 p.m. Feb. 12 on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. No bond.

DUI arrests

*  Michael Santangelo III, 22, of East Gentry Street, Inverness, at 7 p.m. Wednesday on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence with property damage. According to his arrest affidavit, he is accused of hitting a parked vehicle while driving a Ford Explorer on East Grayson Street in Inverness. His vehicle came within a foot of hitting a residence, and he told a law enforcement officer he had consumed two beers. He also said he was taking medication. Tests of his breath showed his blood alcohol concentration was 0.184 percent and 0.190 percent. The legal limit is 0.08 percent. Bond $500.

* Teresa Smith, 53, of North Indianapolis Avenue, Hernando, at 4:58 p.m. March 19 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. According to her arrest affidavit, she failed to negotiate a curve in the parking lot of Forest Ridge Elementary School and hit another car. A law enforcement officer reportedly found a bottle of liquor in the passenger seat of Smith’s vehicle. She had difficulty performing sobriety tasks and refused to submit to a test of her breath. Bond $500.

Other arrests

* Deborah Gill, 47, of West Romany Loop, Beverly Hills, at 3:32 p.m. Wednesday on a felony charge of grand theft. According to her arrest affidavit, she is accused of stealing an electronic tablet. Bond $2,000.

* Cody Wood, 25, of South Withlapopka Drive, Floral City, at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance (methadone hydrochloride). Bond $5,000.

* Christian O’Brien, 19, of West Laureen Street, Lecanto, at 10 p.m. Wednesday on misdemeanor charges of possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis and having an unregistered vehicle. Bond $750. 

* Joshua Carreras, 28, of Crystal River, at 11:55 p.m. Feb. 12 on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. Bond $7,000.

* Michael McQueen, 19, of County Road 422-A, Lake Panasoffkee, at 11:07 a.m. Feb. 22 on Citrus County warrants for felony charges of home invasion robbery with a firearm and burglary of a dwelling. According to his arrest affidavit, he is accused of committing a Dec. 14, 2012, robbery on West Oaklawn Street in Homosassa during which he displayed a firearm and stole pills from an acquaintance. Bond $30,000.

* Michael Scoggins, 28, at 10 a.m. Feb. 23 on a Citrus County warrant for violation of probation on an original felony charge of grand theft. No bond.

* Brittany Moore, 24, at 10 a.m. Feb. 23 on a Citrus County warrant for violation of probation on two original felony charges of organized fraud, two original felony charges of grand theft and two original felony charges of battery. No bond.

* Joseph Russo, 57, of East Harvard Drive, Hernando, at 4:02 p.m. March 6 on a felony charge of arson of a structure. According to his arrest affidavit, he is accused of setting fire to a home on East Harvard Drive on Feb. 15. He reportedly told an investigator he poured gasoline on the floor and ignited it to stay warm. Bond $10,000.

* Allen Gage, 31, of Floral City, at 2:15 p.m. March 8 on a felony charge of sexual battery on a person 12 or older using force or deadly weapon. No bond.

* Alicia Becker, 42, of Homosassa, at 8:20 a.m. March 12 on a felony charge of battery on a person 65 years of age or older. According to her arrest affidavit, she is accused of pushing, grabbing and slamming a 70-year-old woman to the floor. No bond.

* Carolyn King, 65, of Inverness, at 9:45 a.m. March 18 on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. No bond.

* Juan Pirondi, 36, of Homosassa, at 8:29 p.m. March 20 on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and two misdemeanor charges of battery. According to his arrest affidavit, he is accused of threatening his neighbor with a shovel and hitting two men. Bond $6,000.

* David Grubbs, 35, of South Bablan Terrace, Homosassa, at 4 p.m. March 22 on felony charges of trafficking in marijuana and leasing/renting a place or structure for the purpose of trafficking. According to his arrest affidavit, his arrest was a result of a narcotics investigation on South Trucks Avenue in Hernando. Cannabis plants were present throughout the home and three bedrooms had been converted into growing areas. No bond.

 Burglaries

* A residential burglary was reported at 10:41 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the 8600 block of E. Orange Ave., Floral City.

* A vehicle burglary was reported at 2:46 p.m. March 27 in the 3600 block of E. Foxwood Lane, Inverness.

* A residential burglary was reported at 6:08 p.m. March 27 in the 4800 block of E. Marsh Lake Drive, Hernando.

Thefts

* An auto theft was reported at 1:49 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the 700 block of S. Marlene Point, Inverness.

* A grand theft was reported at 10:13 a.m. March 27 in the 2700 block of W. Royal Palm Drive, Dunnellon.

* A petit theft was reported at 11:11 a.m. March 27 in the 100 block of S. Jefferson St., Beverly Hills.

* A grand theft was reported at 12:22 p.m. March 27 in the 1500 block of N. U.S. 41, Inverness.

Vandalisms

* A vandalism was reported at 9:56 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the 2300 block of W. Green Court, Dunnellon.

* A vandalism was reported at 12:44 p.m. March 27 in the 2400 block of S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa.

* A vandalism was reported at 3:51 p.m. March 27 in the 1800 block of N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River.

* A vandalism was reported at 9:50 p.m. March 27 in the 1300 block of W. Kenmore Drive, Dunnellon.