• Nassau County pair arrested; Florida man flees police custody while naked, report says

    By: Aurielle Eady , Action News Jax

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    NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. - Two Florida residents are facing several charges in Nassau County following an arrest on Friday, Sept. 13.
    Deputies with the Nassau County Sheriff's Office were in the area of South 14th Street and Sadler Road  at 11:38 p.m., when they saw a man and a woman riding bicycles. 

    One of the riders had a bicycle with no lights and the other rider had a bicycle with no lights on the rear. 

    The deputy said they began riding in the middle of the road and were almost hit by another car due to their lack of lights. 

    The Sheriff's Office stated the deputy pulled Aaron Thomas, 31, and Megan Mondanaro, 35, over in the 800 block of Sadler Road. The deputy said there was a strong odor of an alcoholic drink emitting from both of them.

    Thomas reportedly told the deputy they came from Hammer Head Bar and had beer.

    According to the arrest report, the pair both had blood shot, watery eyes and their speech was slurred. The deputy performed a field sobriety test on Thomas until he refused to complete it.

    Deputies said he did poorly on the portion of the test he did.

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    The report stated Mondanaro did not speak to the deputy after being asked to take the sobriety test.

    The two were arrested and placed in the back of the patrol car. While the deputy was outsidof the patrol car, the pair took off their clothes and began to have sex, according to the arrest report. 

    NCSO said Thomas was removed from the car while naked by the deputy.

    Thomas was able to knock the deputy down to the ground during the process and began to run through the parking lot, the report stated. The report said he ran past several cars at a traffic light and then in front of a CVS store and in the parking lot of other stores.

    Deputies said they eventually caught up with him at the Cold Stone Creamery and arrested him.
    Thomas was taken to the Nassau County Detention Facility after he was medically cleared and faces charges of exposing sex organs, DUI, threat against public official and unnatural and lascivious act.  

    The arrest report stated during a breath test, he blew a .145 on the first breath and a .146 on the second. 

    Mondanaro became violent and started kicking one of the deputies several times after Thomas was initially removed from the patrol car.

    She is facing charges of: exposing sex organs, DUI, resist with violence simple assault and unnatural and lascivious act.

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