Thursday, November 15, 2018
Public safety

Deputies: Hudson man used a gun during a bar fight in Port Richey

PORT RICHEY — A 45-year-old Hudson man was arrested Sunday after deputies said he wielded a gun during a drunken dispute.

Edward Alan Rhodrick Graham faces a charge of using a firearm while under the influence, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.

Here’s what the Sheriff’s Office said happened:

Deputies got word of a fight at Hurricane’s Sports Bar in Port Richey early Sunday morning. One of the fighters had a gun, deputies said.

A responding deputy saw Graham drop a black case on the ground after they arrived, according to the arrest report. Inside was a grey and black handgun, deputies said.

Graham smelled like alcohol and appeared drunk, deputies said, and he was arrested. Deputies described his behavior as "erratic."

Graham was booked that day and released a few hours later on $250 bond.

An earlier version of the story said that Graham was a school coach in Hernando County schools. A spokesperson said the district had no record of him.

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