Firefighter arrested on charges of assault at Captain Hiram’s Resort

Firefighter arrested on charges of assault at Captain Hiram's Resort in Sebastian, Florida.
Firefighter arrested on charges of assault at Captain Hiram's Resort in Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN, Florida – A man threatened security personnel “You want some, come on, I’m a firefighter” at Captain Hiram’s Resort, according to the Sebastian Police Department.

Joshua James Robberts, who’s a firefighter for the City of West Palm Beach, was arrested and charged with Disorderly Intoxication and Assault.

According to the report, police were called by Captain Hiram’s security on Saturday at 12:25 a.m. about a disturbance in the resort.

“Upon arrival, the defendant was being uncooperative and had a heavy odor of alcohol emitting from his breath, the officer said.

Security told police that Robberts was asked to “quiet down” several times and to stay in his room after receiving complaints from multiple guests.

Later in the night, Robberts left his room again and ended up downstairs where he made a fist in a threatening manner while holding a beer bottle in the other hand, the affidavit said.

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Security said the West Palm Beach Firefighter moved towards them and said, “You want some, come on, I’m a firefighter,” before being sprayed with pepper spray.

Robberts was released after posting $1,000 bond.

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Andy Hodges began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers as they were coming to market in the late 1980's. Andy has also been a software programmer and worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta. He eventually returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002.
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