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Florida woman named Crystal Metheney arrested, but not for narcotics

Metheney was arrested last month in Polk County for shooting an 'offensive missile' on Cinco de Mayo.
By Evan Bleier   |   June 11, 2014 at 12:18 PM   |   Comments

POLK COUNTY, Fla., June 11 (UPI) -- The state that has produced infamous criminal suspects including Edward Cocaine and Brittany Boozel can now add another one to the Mount Rushmore of Florida names: Crystal Metheney.

According to records from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Metheney was arrested on Cinco de Mayo for violating a statute that prohibits the firing of missiles.

Specifically, Metheney is accused of firing an "offensive missile" into a vehicle. It appears that when the 36-year-old allegedly fired the missile, the vehicle was occupied.

The suspect was released the following day after posting $5,000 bond.

Although this incident was not drug-related, records indicate that Metheney was arrested in 2012 on a marijuana possession charge.

If Ms. Metheney is lucky, her case will go the same way as Mr. Cocaine's...

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