Man arrested for firing gun in air near people, deputies say
A 19-year-old Bonita Springs man faces a charge of firing a gun near people Saturday morning in Golden Gate Estates.
Joseph T. Guzzo, of the 27000 block of Playa Del Ray Lane, was arrested and charged with discharging a firearm from a vehicle within 1,000 feet from a person, Collier County sheriff's deputies reported.
A woman who lives in the 3200 block of Fourth Avenue NE told deputies they heard gunshots coming from a canal east of her home shortly before 10 a.m. Saturday. After hearing the shots, the woman and another witness saw a four-door silver car drive past her house and saw the driver shoot a gun out the window, into the air.
The car parked in a driveway nearby. Deputies questioned Guzzo and later arrested him. Guzzo told sheriff's deputies he's out of jail on bond from a domestic battery charge two months ago in Lee County.
Man charged in Immoklaee holdup
A 26-year-old Immokalee man faces charges in a holdup.
Jose N. Vidaurri, of the 1300 block of Ironwood Lane, was arrested on charges of armed robbery with a weapon and possessing less than 20 grams of marijuana.
A 22-year-old man told deputies he was walking from his cousin's apartment to his home in the 300 block of North 18th Street early Saturday. When the man reached the front of his home, a man who was on a bicycle and was acting suspicious attacked him, choking him with what appeared to be a chain.
The victim said he lost consciousness and, when he regained it, found his wallet was removed from his pocket and $300 was missing. His girlfriend and her friend had observed the attack, and the friend recognized Vidaurri as the attacker, deputies said.
Domestic violence arrests
William C. Smith, 51, of the 3300 block of 10th Street N., No. 1304, Naples, was arrested by Collier County sheriff's deputies Saturday at his home. He is accused of kicking and slapping his live-in girlfriend. Smith faces a charge of battery-touching or striking another against their will.
Aliya Y. Casselman, 22, of the 7000 block of Sierra Club Circle, No. 1311, East Naples, was arrested by Collier deputies Saturday at his home. She is accused of hitting her live-in boyfriend in the head with a vase and charged with battery-touching or striking another against their will.
Allen F. Kerchner, 43, of the 9400 Marino Circle, was arrested by Collier deputies Saturday at his home near Collier Boulevard. He is accused of pushing his wife and battery-touching or striking another against their will.