Dustin M. Patrick, a 35-year-old resident of Breeze Hill Lane in Palm Coast, was booked at the Flagler County jail on a felony child abuse charge just after allegedly attacking a teenager staff Friday (May perhaps 27) at Red Crab, the seafood restaurant that changed Ruby Tuesday in Palm Coast.
It was the second this sort of alleged assault by a stranger against yet another in five times at distinct Palm Coast companies, in entrance of many others. On May perhaps 22, at a 39-12 months-aged guy was captured on surveillance online video at a comfort store off Palm Coastline Parkway throwing a cup of coffee at the foot of an elderly guy, then slugging the aged man soon after staying challenged. The 39 12 months outdated faces a felony battery charge.
In Friday’s incident, also caught on surveillance video clip, D.K., the beneath-age worker, experienced just concluded his change and was planning to clock out in the vicinity of the bar location at Pink Crab when he seen Patrick eying him consistently. D.K. advised authorities he did not know the person. So he dismissed him, went to the personal computer station and clocked out.
D.K. then walked towards the exit to leave. At that position, the teen informed authorities, Patrick, who experienced been consuming at the bar and would afterwards be explained by other employees as intensely intoxicated, “in a totally unprovoked manner stood up from the bar, walked toward D.K. and struck him with a shut fist specifically on the suitable side of D.K.’s encounter,” in accordance to Patrick’s arrest report. Patrick claimed D.K. had performed one thing to him in the earlier, which D.K. denied.(See surveillance movie of the assault in this article.)
The incident took place late that night time. By then, workforce explained to Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies, they had stopped serving him beverages since he appeared so intoxicated. Purple Crab surveillance footage showed Patrick by yourself at the bar. He is noticed standing up to confront D.K. and then observed hanging him, according to a deputy’s account.
By the time deputies arrived D.K. was at the bar with an ice pack to the portion of his head exactly where he’d been struck. Patrick had left, driving a Honda Civic–and had still left a person of his credit playing cards at the bar. Deputies connected his license plate amount to him, and to the card. (Since he was not caught driving whilst allegedly intoxicated, that was not part of the investigation.) Deputies went to his household, exactly where “he appeared to be extremely intoxicated and could not remember what experienced occurred at the Crimson Crab,” his arrest report states.
Crimson Crab trespassed Patrick from its property. Patrick was booked at the jail that night, and experienced his very first appearance prior to a choose within just several hours. Circuit Choose Chris France established bond at $2,500, which Patrick posted. He was introduced Saturday afternoon. He ought to comply with a no-speak to buy concerning the alleged sufferer, and surrender all firearms and ammunition in his possession to the Sheriff’s Office, pending the resolution of the situation.