Okeechobee Arrest Report

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The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), the Okeechobee City Police Department (OPD), the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the Department of Corrections (DOC) or the Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force (ONTF).

• Justin Smith, West Palm, 28, was arrested Oct. 18 by OCSO and charged with fleeing and eluding law enforcement with lights and siren active and with reckless driving. Bond was set at $6,000.

• Enrique S. Paz Hernandez, Lake Worth, 25, was arrested Oct. 18 by OCSO and charged with DUI and operating a motor vehicle without a license. Bond was set at $1,000.

• Kemmye Watson, Clewiston, 25, was arrested Oct. 17 by OCSO and charged with unarmed burglary of an unoccupied vehicle, resisting arrest without violence and loitering or prowling. Bond was set at $12,000.

• James Janata, Northwest 34th Avenue, 39, was arrested Oct. 15 and charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession with intent to sell a schedule I drug and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $15,500.

• Jeffrey Griffin Jr., U.S. 441 Southeast, 27, was arrested Oct. 15 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Bond was set at $6,500.

• Monica McKenzie, Northwest Seventh Street, 36, was arrested Oct. 15 by OPD and charged with driving without a license/third offense. Bond was set at $2,500.

• Patricia Coberly, at large, 34, was arrested Oct. 15 by OCSO and charged with introducing contraband into a detention facility and with contempt of court. Bond was set at $7,500.

• Darrien Bronson, Northeast 11th Court, 17, was arrested Oct. 15 By OCSO and charged with burglary of a conveyance and petit theft. He was transferred to the custody of the DOJJ.

• Darren North, Seville, Fla., 28, was arrested Oct. 14 by OCSO and charged with giving false owner information to a pawn shop and petit theft. Bond was set at $5,000.

• Joshua Roach, Southeast 27th Street, 36, was arrested Oct. 20 by OCSO and charged with dealing in stolen property and grand theft. Bond was set at $12,500.

• Kyle Moon, U.S. 441 Southeast, 29, was arrested Oct. 20 by OCSO and charged with possession of a schedule I drug and with tampering with evidence. Bond was set at $5,000.

• German Chavez, Northwest Eighth Street, 40, was arrested Oct. 19 by OCSO and charged with DUI. Bond was set at $500.

• Nassir Sanders, Northeast 168th Street, 15, was arrested Oct. 21 by OCSO and charged with sexual battery/victim over 12 years of age and battery on a detention officer. Bond was set at $30,000.

• Bruce Bass, Southwest Seventh Avenue, 37, was arrested Oct. 21 by OCSO and charged with giving false owner information to a pawn shop. Bond was set at $5,000.

• Morgan Tibbett, U.S. 441 Southeast, 26, was arrested Oct. 21 by OCSO and charged with felony violation of probation. He was released on his own recognizance.

This column lists arrests and not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Anyone listed here who is later found innocent or has had the charges against them dropped is welcome to inform this newspaper. The information will be confirmed and printed.

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