Man arrested for burglary

A 52-year-old Stock Island man was arrested Sunday for stealing a GPS unit and approximately 85 pounds of shrimp among other items.

Felipe Fonseca was charged with burglary, larceny, possession of burglary tools, and damage to property.

The owner contacted the Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10 a.m. after finding the lock to his storage facility on 5th Avenue had been broken off. A Garmin GPS unit, approximately 85 pounds of shrimp, a trim tilt unit for an outboard engine, and an air pump were stolen.

Deputies viewed security footage and identified Fonseca from previous encounters with law enforcement.

Fonseca was found shortly thereafter and taken to jail.

Man arrested for assault

A 66-year-old Key West man was arrested Sunday for threatening two Stock Island men with a metal pipe.

Rinardo Williams was charged with aggravated assault, burglary, and damage to property.

The Sheriff’s Office was called to 7th Avenue at approximately 7:53 p.m. regarding a burglary.

Two victims there stated Williams previously slept on the couch. Williams arrived Sunday with a metal pipe, kicked a door open, and threatened to kill one of them, believing they had information about Williams’ missing or stolen electric bicycle. William’s chased one of the victims with the pipe while making threats.

Williams called one of the victims while the Sheriff’s Office was still at the scene and the victim told Williams he knew nothing about Williams’ bicycle. The victim instructed Williams to return so they could resolve the situation.

Williams arrived. A pipe was found in his vehicle. Williams admitted to confronting the victims over his bicycle.

Williams was taken to jail.

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