• NPPD: Man attacks woman with ax

    By: Staff writer, Charlotte Sun

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    Charlotte, Florida - NORTH PORT -- A North Port man was arrested very early Wednesday morning after allegedly swinging an ax and injuring a woman known to him, according to a North Port Police Department report.

    Police were called to a residence at around midnight where a woman reported Danny Ray McCune, 20, of Mashie Boulevard in North Port was swinging a golf club and when she looked again, he had an ax in his hands, authorities state.

    The victim stated McCune began wielding the ax and struck her with the butt of the ax on her arm. Police were able to see a fresh scrape on the woman’s arm, the report states.

    McCune has been arrested 10 times in the last three years for various charges including grand theft and drug possession. He is being held on $100,000 bond at Sarasota County Jail for one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and is also charged with possession of marijuana, the bond for which has not been set.

    The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:

    - Manuel Castro, 42, 1500 block of Lindsay Ave., Punta Gorda. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $1,000.

    - Andrew Walter Willis, 25, 21000 block of Gephart Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: failure to appear (original charge: reckless driving). Bond: $10,000.

    - Jasmin Brianna Stroman, 22, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charge: out-of-county warrant. Bond: $5,000.

    - Cheyenne Niasha Lampkin, 23, 2000 block of Lantern Light St., Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: none.

    - Shane Zachary Gil, 25, 20200 block of Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charges: DUI and DUI with damage to property or person. Bond: none.

    - Andrew Ryan Dennison, 19, 21600 block of Augusta Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: driving with a suspended or revoked license. Bond: $1,000.

    - Maeghan Elizabeth McNanna, 31, 12100 block of Kimsey Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: $275.

    - Jesse Dylan Smith, 32, 8300 block of Osprey Road, Englewood. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of probation. Bond: none.

    - Jeremy Scott Steffen, 35, 400 block of Sunset Drive, Englewood. Charges: three counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license -- third or subsequent offense. Bond: $38,500.

    - Alexey Fernandez, 37, of Cape Coral. Charge: violation of probation (original charges: sell, manufacture, deliver or possess with intent to sell a controlled substance; possession of a controlled substance without a prescription; and possession of drug paraphernalia). Bond: none.

    - Brittany Lenora Boadway, 22, of Tampa. Charges: DUI, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $4,500.

    - Rebecca Renee Giuliano, 44, 27100 block of Partin Drive, Punta Gorda. Charge: battery. Bond: none.

    - Christina Nichole Joyner, 21, homeless of Punta Gorda. Charge: grand theft of a motor vehicle. Bond: none.

    - Robert William Reid, 84, 700 block of Rio Villa Drive, Punta Gorda. Charge: DUI with damage to property or person. Bond: none.

    - India Priscilla Pertee, 30, 4500 block of Mulgrave Ave., North Port. Charge: arson during commission of a felony. Bond: $30,000.

    The North Port Police Department reported the following arrest:

    - Karen Shea, 46, 3100 block of Odessa Road, Venice. Charge: attached registration license plate not assigned. Bond: $50.

    The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:

    - Joseph Clady, 34, 2600 block of Badger Lane, North Port. Charges: two counts of contempt of court (original charges: failure to appear for indecent exposure, disturbing the peace and grand theft). Bond: $20,000.

    - Tracy Crawford-Daniels, 45, 8300 block of Octavius Ave., North Port. Charges: two counts of contempt of court (original charges: false use of 911, make false report of a crime and uttering forged checks). Bond: none.

    - Bobby MacLean, 48, 2100 block of Woodmere Road, Venice. Charge: contempt of court (original charge: non-payment of child support). Bond: $420.61.

    - Kenneth Pecnik, 67, 900 block of Xanadu Ave., Venice. Charge: DUI. Bond: $500.

    - Andrea Riddle, 44, 900 block of Allen Ave., Englewood. Charge: Charlotte County warrant for violation of probation (original charge: possession of cocaine). Bond: none.

    - Paul Sorke, 46, 1500 block of Scarlett Ave., North Port. Charges: fraud-employee does not get worker’s compensation insurance, unregistered contractor and engage in contracting business without a certificate. Bond: $4,500.

    - Adam Wheeler, 32, 300 block of Briarwood Road, Venice. Charge: aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. Bond: none.

    - Christopher Zebley, 29, 700 block of Harmony St., Englewood. Charges: driving with a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $2,000.

    -- Compiled by Gary Roberts and Madison Heid

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