NEW PORT RICHEY — The Pasco Sheriff’s Office Monday arrested a New Port Richey man after deputies said they found him drunk behind the wheel of a vehicle that had driven into a house.
Deputies said they found Timothy Farmer behind the wheel of a Ford Explorer shortly after noon. The rear of the SUV was backed into a house, causing enough damage for the county to temporarily condemn it.
According to deputies, Farmer didn’t think anyone was home and had a “longstanding feud” with its occupants. One person was home, but uninjured. Deputies also said the occupant has an active restraining order against Farmer.
According to deputies, Farmer was impaired and fought against them as they tried to place him under arrest.
Farmer now faces charges of forced entry of a dwelling, criminal mischief, two counts of resisting an officer with violence, driving with a suspended license, DUI with property damage and violation of pre-trial release stemming from a 2018 arrest.
He is currently being held in Pasco jail in lieu of $5,950 bail.
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