Jackson County Woman Charged with Preventing or Obstructing Extinguishment of FireMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: May 15 2014 3:48 PM
On May 14, 2014 at approximately 8:30 p.m. a deputy responded to Ellie Lane in reference to assisting fire units with a reported barn or shed fire.
The deputy arrived and encountered Juan-Luis Cervantes. Cervantes was interfering with fire fighters efforts to extinguish the fire. The deputy gave several commands to cease his actions at which time Cervantes charged the deputy in an aggressive manner. The deputy deployed his Taser which immediately stopped Cervantes. Cervantes was subsequently arrested.
During the investigation evidence was present to indicate drug activity was present. The investigation is ongoing.
Cervantes was lodged in the Jackson County Correctional Facility awaiting first appearance.
Juan-Luis Cervantes, 41 years of age
Ellie Lane, Alford, Florida
Charges: Preventing or Obstructing Extinguishment of Fire Resisting Officer with Violence