Man arrested in connection to tire slashings

Posted at 12:00 PM, Oct 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 06:28:11-04

MATLACHA, Fla. --  -- Police have arrested a suspect in connection to the tire slashing reported in Matlacha.

45-year-old Allen McClenithan is accused of slashing the tires of 15 vehicles and is charged with felony criminal mischief.

This will be McClenithan's 13th arrest in Lee County, with prior fraud, fishing violations, and being a "deadbeat dad", according to officials.

McClenithan is currently in custody at the Lee County jail on a $10,000 bond. His scheduled trial date is Nov 14 at 8:30 a.m.