3 arrested after brawl in Port Charlotte restaurant

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PORT CHARLOTTE, FL. - Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested two Nokomis men and an Arcadia woman involved in a brawl and fight in Denny’s Restaurant at 2:10 a.m.

Sunday morning that sent a Laurel woman to the hospital. Arrested were 22-year-old Anreka Shana Bristol, 25-year-old Radrick Latron Outing and 28-year-old Eddie Lee Outing.

Deputies were dispatched to the restaurant at 1340 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, in reference to a disturbance in the parking lot. Upon clearing the parking lot, the manager came out and said people were fighting inside.

Radrick Outing was arrested when he picked up a table as if he was going to throw it at the group of people fighting. He was ordered to stop and finally dropped the table; he then turned toward the deputy in an aggressive manner. A Taser was used and he finally complied. A search of Radrick located a plastic baggie in his front pocket that contained Cocaine.

Deputies observed Bristol hit a 29 year old woman in the face with a chair, then turned over tables and began to attack the victim. Bristol pushed the woman into a booth, got on top of her and punched her several times in the face. Deputies ordered Bristol to stop and when she did not comply, a Taser was deployed. She complied and was then arrested. The victim was transported by EMS to Fawcett Memorial Hospital and was later released. Deputies said the victim was not involved in the fight but was a spectator in the restaurant.

When Bristol was arrested, Eddie Outing, brother of the victim, picked up a chair and held it over his head as if he was going to strike someone. He was ordered to stop but would not put the chair down; he then went toward the deputy with the chair. Eddie was brought under control after a Taser was deployed to him.

Several tables, chairs and a podium sustained about $300 in damages. All three were transported to the Charlotte County Jail. Bristol was charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon (chair), Resisting an Officer and Criminal Mischief. She posted a $9,000 bond. Radrick Outing was charged with Possession of Cocaine, Affray, Criminal Mischief, Resisting an Officer and Disturbing the Peace; he was released on $7,250 bond. Eddie Outing, his sixth booking, posted a $3,000 bond on charges of Resisting an Officer, Affray, and Criminal Mischief.