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Williston Police Reports

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By The Staff

A disturbance at a local motel resulted in the arrest of a Mount Dora man on three charges.

Police responded to the motel at 10:45 p.m. on Sept. 30 to respond to complaints of a man banging on the doors of other motel guests. Upon arrival, officer Kevin Sheppard found that Malcom T. Barnett, 47, was at his room and according to the report appeared "highly intoxicated." The report says he looked at officers in "an aggressive manner."

Other guests said he had threatened to shoot someone with a gun, but no weapon was found in his room.

When Sheppard returned to the room he found Barnett yelling and cursing at two other officers who had arrived. A Taser had to be used to subdue him and he was placed in handcuffs and charged with disorderly intoxication and resisting law enforcement without violence.

While being processed at the Police Department, he allegedly spit on an officer, for which he drew another charge, battery on a law enforcement officer.

Police also announced the arrests of the following:

Stephen A. McClendon, 23, Northeast 51st Street, Williston, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia after being observed leaving the Arbours Apartment complex and entering Williston Elementary School grounds at 1:15 a.m. Officer James Tegart said in his report that he conducted a field interview with McClendon, who he knew from previous incidents, and discovered the marijuana.

Justin Bryant, 20, of Southwest 2nd Street, Williston, was arrested on a Marion County warrant for fraud - insufficient funds.

Mona Lisa Michele Leto, 26, of Southwest 8th Place, Williston, was arrested on a Pinellas County warrant for fraud - insufficient funds.

Quinton Lamar Harris, 25, of Northeast 212th Court, Williston, was arrested on a Levy County warrant for violation of probation, driving while license suspended or revoked.

Michael David Santerfelt, 38, of Northeast County Road 339, Chiefland, was arrested for driving while license suspended or revoked after being stopped for an expired tag.