North Naples man accused of road-rage attack with crowbar


 Name: GRIMES,RICHARD
 Charge:  AGGRAV BATTERY-PERSON USES A DEADLY WEAPON
 Residence: Naples, FL 
 Age: 22
 Occupation: JEWELER

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  • Name: GRIMES,RICHARD
  • Charge: AGGRAV BATTERY-PERSON USES A DEADLY WEAPON
  • Residence: Naples, FL
  • Age: 22
  • Occupation: JEWELER

A North Naples man is accused of driving a man off the road and then attacking him with a crowbar.

Richard Grimes, 22, of the 100 block of Ridge Drive, was arrested Thursday by Collier deputies at the 3300 block of U.S. 41 East.

According to an arrest report, the victim said he was on his way home in the Pelican Marsh neighborhood last Saturday when he was run off the road by a white SUV.

The victim told deputies that Grimes then got out of the passenger seat and attacked him unprovoked with a crowbar.

According to reports, the victim was hit several times in the head and body with the crow bar to the point he was bleeding severely. The victim said he curled up into a ball until they Grimes quit beating him, deputies say.

The victim suffered multiple cuts on the front and back of his head, legs, and back.

Deputies said the crowbar used in the attack weighed approximately 8 pounds.

Grimes is facing a charge of aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon.

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