Man with Florida tattoo on forehead arrested for misuse of 911, marijuana possession

Pasco County

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A New Port Richey man left little doubt behind that he was a Florida man, his forehead can even attest to it.

According to police, 22-year-old Matthew Leatham was arrested early Sunday morning after he twice “called 911 to find a ride home, according to a court complaint which notes Leatham “cursed at the call taker during the call.”

The arresting officer said he offered to call Leatham a taxi, but Leatham said he didn’t have money and began walking home.

Leatham then called 911 a second time to ask for a ride, the complaint states, and the officer arrested him.

Leatham was charged with misuse of the 911 system as well as possession of marijuana.

He was released on $300 bond.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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