September 29, 2023
Purif Alcime

A homeless Haitian was arrested after repeatedly begging for cash at a neighborhood enterprise plaza.

Officers have been referred to as Thursday night time to Fruitland Park Plaza on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 the place 31-year-old Purif Alcime was arrested after enterprise homeowners reported a number of complaints from prospects after they have been requested for cash, in line with an arrest report from the Fruitland Park Police Division. Alcime, who was recognized by his Haitian passport, was requested to “transfer alongside.” He had been on the plaza since 9 a.m. that day.

Alcime was nonetheless hanging across the enterprise plaza at 11 p.m. He was ordered to go away, however refused to take action. Officers provided to move him to an alternate location, however he refused.

When officers tried to take Alcime into custody, he pulled away and tried to flee. He punched one of many officers within the arm. He tried to punch a second officer and needed to be subdued with a taser.

He was arrested on costs of resisting arrest and trespassing. He had been free on bond from a earlier trespassing arrest. His bond from the earlier arrest was revoked and he was being held with out bond on the Lake County Jail.