On Monday, August 28, 2017, a man from the Port St. Lucie area of Florida was arrested after stabbing another man in the midst of an argument. The incident took place at the former man’s home, according to the police arrest affidavit. Additionally, drugs were found at the residence. There was also a woman present who was arrested and subsequently bit a police officer and threatened her, according to the police.
The man, who is 23 years of age and lives in the 600 block of Southwest Abraham Avenue, faced a number of charges, including aggravated battery, possession of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, cultivating marijuana with the intention of selling the substance, trafficking MDMA, possession of greater than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of meth and the illegal production and sale of imitation pills and new legend drug, according to the arrest affidavit.
The man was held in the St. Lucie County Jail on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 on a bail amounting to $199,875.
The other individual who was arrested at the Port St. Lucie home, the woman who bit and threatened a police officer at the scene is 35 years old. She was arrested due to giving the police a fake name, according to the arrest affidavit. While she was being transported to jail by police, she smashed her head against the back window and barrier separating the front and back seats, according to the police’s arrest affidavit. The woman was subsequently brought to a hospital for treatment for head injuries. Once they arrived at the hospital, she bit a police officer’s finger while he attempted to get her out of the vehicle. She also threatened to kill the officer and her family, according to the arrest affidavit.
The woman was charged with a few offenses, including resisting an officer with violence, battery of a police officer and crimes of harming a public servant or family, according to the records by the police. She was held in the St. Lucie County Jail on Tuesday, August 29 on a Baker Act hold.
In the state of Florida, the Baker Act allows for a person to be institutionalized and examined at a mental health facility.
Possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, drug trafficking, production of drugs and battery are extremely serious criminal charges. If you are located in the Port St. Lucie area and are arrested for any of these crimes, it’s essential to have a Saint Lucie drug possession lawyer representing you in court. Get in touch with Johnathan Jay Kirschner, Esq. and Associates, LLC immediately to have a Saint Lucie drug possession lawyer working for your best interests at 772-489-8501.