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Florida man threatens to skin deputy alive

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(MARION COUNTY, FL)– A Florida man has been arrested after he threatened a deputy following a traffic stop.
The incident occurred on Oct. 23 around 4 a.m. in the area of SW 484 and the Northbound on-ramp of I-75.
Officials say they noticed a driver traveling through the area with hazard lights on and both driver’s side tires deflated.
When the deputy spoke to the driver Andres Orjuela-Montealegre, he appeared to be intoxicated.
Orjuela-Montealegre told the deputy that someone put a curse on him and that he hit a curb a little hard.
The deputy asked Orjuela-Montealegre to step out of the vehicle and noticed that he had a difficult time standing on his own.
Officials asked Orjuela-Montealegre to submit to a sobriety test which he initially refused saying the damage to his car was due to “paranormal activity.”
When the deputy began instructing Orjuela-Montealegre, Orjuela-Montealegre began cursing at the deputy and then threaten to “break [the deputy’s] head with a baseball bat” and “Skin [the deputy] alive.”
Orjuela-Montealegre continued cursing at the deputy until he was put into the back of a patrol car.
He then began kicking at and spitting on the deputies involved in his arrest.
Orjuela-Montealegre was charged with two counts of battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting an officer with violence, attempting to deprive an officer of means of protection or communication, corrupt by threat against a public servant, and driving under the influence.