Tampa Police Accuse Parking Garage Security Guard of Aggravated Assault with a Gun
The confrontation in the parking garage happened Saturday (July 9), the Tampa Police Department said.
TAMPA – A parking garage security guard was arrested Sunday (July 10) and charged with multiple crimes after a confrontation with two people the day before, according to the Tampa Police Department.
Everoy R. Farqharson, 31, of 834 145the Ave. E in Tampa, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, battery, tampering with evidence, and burglary of a conveyance. Farqharson was employed by Eagle Security, a private company that provides security in Tampa parking garages, police said.
The incident happened about 2:49 a.m. Saturday when Farqharson confronted two people about urinating in the parking garage. Police said the guard then boxed in one victim’s car with his golf cart-style vehicle. During the confrontation, the security guard pushed the victim, then knocked the phone from the hand of a second victim who was video recording the incident.
Police said Farqharson fired his weapon at the victims, who fled. Police said Farqharson unlawfully entered the victim’s car and removed shell casings from the scene, resulting in additional charges.
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