Skip to comments.One-legged man known as ‘Ponce de Leon’ arrested with gun (The Villages, Florida)
Posted on 10/26/2022 12:34:14 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
A one-legged man known by the alias “Ponce de Leon” was arrested with a gun after violating an injunction and getting into an altercation over a dog.
Mario Arteaga, 62, who lives in the Harbor Hills community in Lady Lake, was arrested Monday evening by Lake County sheriff’s deputies after violating an injunction obtained by his neighbor. Arteaga was taken into custody at Marion County Road and Saddle Ridge Lane in Weirsdale, not far from Harbor Hills.
Arteaga and a friend had been “antagonizing” a dog, 51-year-old John Michael Keenan, also of Harbor Hills, told deputies. Keenan asked Arteaga to leave the dog alone. Keenan alleged that Arteaga punched him. Keenan reached into Arteaga’s vehicle. Arteaga drove away, striking Keenan’s elbow with the side mirror of his vehicle. Keenan got into his vehicle and followed Arteaga. Keenan used his vehicle to block Arteaga’s vehicle. Keenan got out and Arteaga swerved at him, causing him to fall down. Keenan was arrested on charges of battery and aggravated assault.
Meanwhile, another Harbor Hills neighbor complained that Arteaga had violated an injunction and had been outside his home in violation of a court order. When a deputy attempted to take Arteaga into custody, “he threw himself to the ground,” to avoid being handcuffed, the report said. Arteaga refused to stand up. The report noted that that deputy was aware that Arteaga is missing a leg. The deputy also wrote in the report that he’d seen “Arteaga standing and hopping on his one leg while on scene.” A bag was found in Arteaga’s vehicle. The bag contained an unloaded Walther firearm and an unloaded magazine. A check revealed that Arteaga’s concealed weapon permit is currently suspended.
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Florida, you say?
He must have found the Fountain of Youth!.................
He looks 500+ years old..................
The original Florida Man!
He doesn’t look a day over 300.......................
>He looks 500+ years old..................
Certainly this Ponce didn’t find the fountain of youth
That’s about right.
If you were ugly in your youth, you will still be ugly!...............
“My mother never breast-fed me, she said that she liked me as a friend.”
I want to live in “The Villages”. Not.
Ryan Harrison is framed for murder and must prove himself innocent by finding a mysterious one-eyed, one-armed, one-legged man after escaping from a bus
Ponce de Legone?
Unless he's a felon, I don't see why the charges for the unlicensed carry of a concealed firearm. It was in his vehicle.
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