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Police reports

By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published September 22, 2002


Deputies say man resisted arrest with violence

HUDSON -- A 19-year-old man being arrested Friday night in the Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point parking lot faces additional charges after deputies said he spit on a deputy, damaged a patrol car and refused to be handcuffed.

A deputy was called to the hospital Friday night by a security guard who said Bobby Allen Pilgrim, 19, was trying to enter locked cars and tip over a truck, according to a Pasco County sheriff's report.

The report states that when a deputy tried to talk to him, Pilgrim charged the deputy, head-butted him in the chest, kicked and bent a patrol cruiser window frame, and spit on the deputy's stomach and leg.

Pilgrim of 9096 Elmira Ave. in Aripeka faces charges of disorderly conduct, battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence and criminal mischief, the report states.

He was being held Saturday at the county jail in Land O'Lakes in lieu of $11,000 bail.

Report: Inmate attacks, bites deputy at county jail

LAND O'LAKES -- A Shady Hills man who was shot at last month by deputies, got away and was later arrested on battery and theft charges is in more trouble, according to a Pasco County sheriff's report.

Deputies say Michael William Simpson, 19, lunged Friday afternoon at a corrections deputy at the county jail in Land O'Lakes, forcing the deputy into a wall and injuring the deputy's back.

Simpson also bit the deputy, the report states.

He remained at county jail.

'I'm sorry. I thought you were my boyfriend'

DADE CITY -- Two witnesses saw Rokisa Renee Hicks on Friday night chase a 1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic on Lock Street and ram the car twice with her Honda Accord, according to a Pasco County sheriff's report.

But when she confronted the man in the car, she realized she had made a mistake, the report states.

The man told deputies that Hicks said to him, "I'm sorry. I thought you were my boyfriend."

Hicks, 24, as arrested and faces charges of aggravated battery with a motor vehicle, the report states. She was being held Saturday at county jail in Land O'Lakes in lieu of $5,000 bail.

26-year-old arrested in stabbing over beer

DADE CITY -- A 26-year-old man was arrested early Saturday morning after deputies said he stabbed a person who refused to buy more beer, according to a Pasco County sheriff's report.

Pedro Santos of 15132 Marion Ave. in Dade City faces a charge of aggravated battery, the report states.

Santos and the other person, whose name was not released, got into an argument about 1 a.m. at Santos' house because the other person wouldn't buy more beer, the report states. Santos stabbed the person in the stomach with a knife and in the left arm and back with a broken beer bottle, the report states.

The other person was taken to a hospital.

Santos was being held Saturday at county jail in Land O'Lakes in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Football game trouble lands three men in jail

DADE CITY -- Three men were arrested Friday night after a disturbance at the Pasco High School football game, according to a Dade City police report.

After a disturbance near the north end zone about 9:30 p.m., officers told Ples Amell Johnson three times to find a seat, the report states. He ignored the request, started to walk away and swore at an officer trying to arrest him, the report states.

Johnson, 26, of 37733 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Dade City faces charges of trespassing after warning and resisting arrest without violence, the report states.

Travis J. Connolly, 19, of 3041 Shenandoah Run in Wesley Chapel, faces the same charges, the report states. Officers said he also refused to move from a walkway.

Kendrick Lamont Roberts, 20, of 37305 Vista Drive in Dade City, faces charges of battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest without violence, the report states. Officers said he pushed an officer in the chest.

Johnson and Connolly were each being held Saturday at county jail in Land O'Lakes in lieu of $1,000 bail. Roberts was being held in lieu of $3,000 bail.

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