January 25, 2009
Eric Marusak's Jail Intake Booking
New Port Richey, Florida (The Weekly Vice) -- Eric Marusak, a 37-year-old New Port Richey man was arrested Saturday after he crashed his car, kicked an officer in the groin and then began growling like a dog. It was all downhill from there.
According to the Port Richey police department, an officer noticed Marusak's vehicle traveling about 20 miles per hour over the speed limit and prepared to pull his vehicle over. Just as the officer was about to turn on his lights, Marusak's vehicle jumped the roadway curb and smashed into a chain link fence.
When the officer caught up to the vehicle, Marusak and a female passenger were exiting the vehicle on the passenger's side because of a pole that was lodged in the driver's door. When asked if he was alright, Marusak responded "I'm wrecked, dude." He then allegedly laughed and told the officer "I got a suspended license."
Just then Marusak allegedly turned angry and began "growling like a dog" at the officer, according the arrest report.
He then kicked the officer in the groin, punched him, acted like a dog and attempted to bite the officer, according to the arrest report.
Marusak was eventually taken into custody, at which point he refused to a DUI breath test.
He was booked into the Pasco County Jail on charges of drunk driving, resisting an officer with violence, refusing to take a breath test, battery on a law enforcement officer, criminal mischief, and violation of probation. He was also charged as a habitual violator for driving on a suspended or revoked driver's license.
But wait, there's more!
Since you see six mug shots above, you know what this means. Yep, more Florida revolving door justice. It turns out Mr. Clean is not so clean after all.
Evidently Marusak has been arrested at least 8 times in the last 36 months. His priors include battery on a LEO/ parole violation Feb 2006. Drunk driving May, 2006. DUI/Driving while suspended Feb, 2007. Violation of probation Aug, 2007. Off bond DUI Nov, 2007. Probation violation Jan, 2008. Battery/criminal mischief/witness tampering Dec, 2008.
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