Deni Noa, a 24-year-old Florida man was jailed Monday after he allegedly punched a random female driver in the face, stripped naked in the street, then threatened to kill arresting deputies.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene of an altercation after a witness reported that he saw a man, later identified as Noa, reach into a woman’s car and punch her in the face before fleeing the scene on foot.
When deputies arrived on the scene, They spoke to the victim who gave a description of the suspect.
While the deputy was talking to the victim, deputies received a report that a man had stripped off his clothing and was laying in the middle of a nearby road. The description of the second suspect matched the description provided by the woman from the assault report.
When the deputy arrived at the scene, he found two men struggling with a naked man in the middle of the road, attempting to put him in the trunk of a vehicle. The deputy held all three men at “Taser point” until back-up arrived on the scene. It was later determined that the other two men where Noa’s brothers.
Deputies helped Noa get dressed, and he was positively identified by the woman and a witness as the suspect from the first incident.
When deputies tried to handcuff Noa, he resisted and threatened the deputies’ lives. He continued to be physically belligerent at the station, even kicking an officer in the knee while being transported by elevator to the jail’s upper floors.
He was placed in a restraint chair for both his safety and the safety of the officers.
Noa was booked into the Monroe County Jail and charged with assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, making threats to a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence, and resisting arrest without violence. According to inmate records, this is his fifth time in that jail alone.