A 36-year-old Key West man was arrested Tuesday morning after he threatened and chased his construction supervisor with a knife at the job site.
Anton Everald Dyer was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
There were no reported injuries.
Deputy Desliles Mompoint was called to the 3200 block of the Overseas Highway in Marathon at 8:39 a.m. regarding an assault. He arrived to find the 36-year-old victim who is also the site supervisor. The victim said Dyer arrived to work intoxicated and complained that everyone else at the job site only spoke Spanish. The victim told Dyer to go home for the day.
The supervisor/victim stated Dyer became upset, produced a black knife and chased him. The victim stated he continued to run until he picked up a metal pipe to defend himself. Several witnesses corroborated the victim’s story.
Dyer was taken to jail.
Couple arrested after drugs found during search warrant
A 35-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were both arrested Tuesday morning following a search of their residence in Marathon by Detectives and state and federal law enforcement officers.
Yisniel Borges Chavez was charged with possession of controlled substance without a prescription, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Yesenia Mavelin Estupinan was charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.
Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit Detectives, Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents executed a search at approximately 10:53 a.m. at an apartment on the 200 block of Sombrero Beach Road.
They found Buprenorphine naloxone strips in a cell phone holder of which Estupinan claimed ownership. The strips are a prescription narcotic prescribed by doctors to treat those addicted to opioids. She had no prescription.
They also found a bottle containing liquid Testosterone cypionate and another bottle containing liquid Boldenone undecylenate — both are anabolic steroids. A bottle of Stanozolol pills were also found, another anabolic steroid. Chavez claimed ownership of all three, stating he bought them on the Internet. He did not have prescriptions.
Sheriff’s Office K9 Coral alerted to narcotics in multiple locations in which multiple burnt marijuana cigarettes, baggies, a scale and other paraphernalia were found, which Chavez claimed ownership.
Both Chavez and Estupinan were taken to jail.
Two small children — ages 3 and 4 — were turned over to the care of a family member after the Florida Department of Children and Family Services was notified.