‘I Hope You Catch Corona’: Florida Man Arrested after Coughing on Deputies

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A Florida man faces multiple charges after he was arrested for threatening to kill his mother and then coughed on the deputies arresting him, stating that he hopes they get coronavirus and die, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said.

They said that the man, identified as 46-year-old Brent Smith, was arrested after threatening his mother with a butter knife and snatching the phone from her when she tried to call for help. The incident occurred after the two of them got into an argument. He reportedly called his mother obscene names and said, “I will kill you!” She called law enforcement and he grabbed the phone out of her hand. He was said to be holding it still when deputies arrived. Continue Reading