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Deputies arrest 22 at Livestock 13 fest Many arrests stemmed from traffic stops or from partiers using drugs in open view of deputies. By Times Staff Writer ? St. Petersburg Times published April 27, 2003
ZEPHYRHILLS - Before the first band even took the stage Saturday at Livestock 13, Pasco County sheriff's deputies had arrested 22 people on a variety of drug charges and warrants.
According to reports, many of the arrests stemmed from routine traffic stops or from festivalgoers using drugs in open view of the army of off-duty deputies working security at the annual rock 'n' roll show at Festival Park, just south of the Zephyrhills city limits.
The arrests began Friday morning as the crowd, many of whom camped out overnight Thursday to jockey for a spot inside, funneled into the park off U.S. 301.
According to Sheriff's Office reports, those arrested by Saturday morning are:
Justine Liss Carufel, 31, of Regatta Circle, Spring Hill. She was in a truck stopped outside the park at 8 p.m. Friday with an expired license tag and deputies found marijuana inside. She was charged with possession of the drug and jailed in lieu of $500 bail.
Anthony Ryan Davis, 25, of Deltona was observed smoking marijuana at the park about 11:30 p.m. Friday and arrested on charges of possession of the drug and drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $500.
Patrick Spenser Duncan, 22, of Largo was arrested about 3:40 p.m. Friday on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a deputy reported finding the drug under him during a traffic stop near the park. Bail was set at $500.
Larry William Fast, 21, of Crystal River, was arrested on a warrant at the park about 2:45 p.m. Friday. The warrant was for a probation violation and bail was set at $2,005. Jeffery Alan Gaylord, 23, of Rigsby Road, Spring Hill, was arrested about 11:30 p.m. Friday at the park. Deputies reported finding a mirror with methamphetamine residue and nitros oxide canisters in a camper with Gaylord. He was charged with possession of both drugs and bail was set at $5,000.
Walter Brian Hertrich, 21, of Palm Harbor was arrested about 7:20 p.m. Friday and charged with disorderly conduct. A deputy reported seeing him staring straight up into the falling rain. When the deputy talked to him, reports state Hertrich threatened to hurt the deputy, then put his hands on the deputy's shoulders. Bail was set at $500.
Andrew Clifford Johnson Jr., 24, of Tampa, was arrested outside the park about 4:40 p.m. Friday and charged with possession of marijuana, paraphernalia and illegal mushrooms. Deputies searching his car using a drug detecting dog reported finding the drugs in a car he was riding in. Bail was set at $10,250.
Don Richard Klineschmidt, 36, of Lakeland, and Ron Myron Klineschmidt, 23, of Sarasota, were arrested about 3 p.m. Friday outside the park during a traffic stop for a broken brake light on their truck. Deputies reported finding drugs in the truck. Both were charged with possession of marijuana and ecstasy. Bail was set at $10,000.
Brian Patrick Kujak, 37, of Sarasota, was arrested about 3:15 p.m. Friday outside the park when the car he was riding in was stopped for a broken taillight, deputies reported. He was charged with possession of marijuana, a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia when deputies found 10 marijuana cigarettes and the drug LSD inside. Bail was set at $15,500.
Richard Craig Leynes, 25, of Bartow, was arrested about 3 p.m. Friday outside the park during a traffic stop for a broken brake light. Deputies reported finding a bag with ecstasy pills inside. Leynes was charged with possession of the drug and bail was set at $10,000.
Jerry Rhett McKay, 21, of Inglis, was arrested about 10:45 a.m. Friday after a deputy reported watching an apparent drug transaction in the park. McKay reportedly dropped a syringe during questioning and admitted he had injected a narcotic. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and bail was set at $2,500.
Francis Anthony Mumma, 37, of Weeki Wachee, was arrested about 6 p.m. Friday at the park after a traffic stop of a motor home. Deputies reported finding methamphetamines and marijuana inside, and charged Mumma with possession of the drugs. Bail was set at $10,000.
Jimmy L. Perkins, 62, of Crystal Springs Road, Zephyrhills, was arrested about 3:24 p.m. Friday when a deputy saw his van blocking the entrance to a convenience store near the park. Deputies determined Perkins was drunk and had a permanently revoked drivers license. A test revealed Perkins had a blood alcohol level of 0.20 percent, well over the 0.08 percent level the state has set to presume impairment. He was charged with driving on a suspended license and driving drunk. Bail was set at $500.
Pauline Fredere "Polly" Richards, 41, of Brooksville was arrested about 6 p.m. Friday during a traffic stop of a motor home outside the park. Deputies reported finding marijuana and rolling papers and charged her with possession of both. The bail amount was unavailable.
James Daniel Sams, 31, of Auburndale was arrested about 1:20 a.m. Saturday at the park and charged with possession of marijuana after a deputy reported seeing him with it in plain view. Bail was set at $500.
Rangard Dennis Stewart, 16, of Sarasota, was charged with possession of ecstasy about 3 p.m. Friday near the park when deputies reported finding pills in his pants pocket. He was turned over to a juvenile detention center.
Jonathan James Trigg, 18, of Cypress Cove, Lutz, was arrested about 3:40 p.m. Friday at a gas station near the park. Deputies reported finding marijuana in his car and charged him with possession. He was also arrested on an outstanding warrant. Bail was set at $5,500.
Brian Scott Williams, 32, of St. Petersburg, was arrested about 1:13 a.m. Saturday near the park during a traffic stop. Deputies determined he had a warrant for driving on a suspended license. Bail was set at $346.
And Dustin Lee York, 22, of Valrico, was arrested about 4:15 p.m. Friday near the park during a traffic stop of a recreational vehicle. Inside, deputies reported finding 10 ounces of marijuana and charged York with possession of more than 20 grams. Bail was set at $5,500.
Deputies also charged two 16-year-old boys at the park with misdemeanor possession of the drug and turned them over to juvenile services. Their names were not released