Man Feared to be Deceased was Highly Intoxicated and Becomes Combative
East Palatka, FL: On Friday July 25, 2014 at approximately 5:15 am Putnam County deputies responded to the area of Louis Broer Road in East Palatka in reference to the report of a man lying in the road and possibly deceased. Upon arrival they found an unresponsive black male, later identified as 41 year old Frankee Lee Bolling, lying in the roadway. Rescue units responded and attempted to check Bolling for injuries. When he was awakened it became apparent that Bolling was highly intoxicated and he became uncooperative and combative. Bolling was restrained by deputies in order to be transported to the Putnam Community Medical Center for medical evaluation. At the Hospital Bolling continued to be combative attempting to fight and to bite deputies as they attempted to assist medical staff.
After being medically cleared, Bolling was declared to be fit for incarceration and was placed under arrest and transported to the Putnam County Jail. When he was searched incident to his arrest, Bolling was also found to be in the possession of drug paraphernalia in the form of a pipe and other materials commonly used to smoke cocaine. He was booked on the following charges and is currently being held on a bond of $5,016.00.
- One count of disorderly intoxication
- One count of resisting a law enforcement officer with violence
- One count of assault
- One count of the possession of drug equipment