Man arrested for fleeing

A 51-year-Marathon, Florida man was arrested Saturday after fleeing from a Deputy.

Cesar Gomez Ramos was charged with fleeing and eluding and driving without a valid driver’s license.

Gomez Ramos was observed traveling 63 mph in a 45 mph zone southbound on U.S. 1 in Marathon at approximately 10 p.m. Ramos did not stop after seeing a Deputy’s patrol car behind him with its lights and siren activated, and instead accelerated away and turned sharply onto 41st Street and then turned into a residence. He was arrested there and taken to jail.

Man arrested for assault  

A 62-year-old Homestead, Florida man was arrested Saturday after threatening a man with a pipe.

Norris Anthony Johnson was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The 41-year-old victim told the Sheriff’s Office he was walking to his vehicle at the Reefhouse Resort & Marina in Key Largo when Johnson approached him and told him he had a bad attitude. An argument ensued and escalated with Johnson making verbal threats. The victim stated Johnson grabbed a lead pipe from a golf cart and threatened him with it. Witnesses intervened and the victim fled.

A cell phone video corroborated the victim’s statement. Johnson was taken to jail.

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