Deputies: St. Johns County Man Shows up to Party Uninvited, Attacks Two Women

by: Brittney Donovan, Action News Jax
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A St. Johns County man was arrested for tackling, punching and kicking two women after he showed up at a party drunk and high on Xanax, deputies said.

Sean Martin, 23, is accused of battering an 18- and 21-year-old after showing up to their party uninvited.

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One of the women told deputies that she was having a pool party Wednesday on Eagle Point Drive in St. Augustine when a friend asked if she could come over.

She said she told her friend not to bring Martin, but he showed up drunk and “high on Zanni bars.”

The second victim told deputies Martin was “acting out of his mind on bars.”


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The victims said they asked him to leave but he refused and got upset.

The victims and two men tried to push Martin out the door after he started throwing things around the house, but Martin tackled one of the women, she told police.

She said he punched her several times and dragged her across the street.


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She said her friend tried to break up the fight and he punched and dragged her across the concrete too.

One witness told deputies she saw Martin grab one of the them by the throat, throw her to the ground and punch her in the back of the head.

“I am the only sober one here because I am pregnant,” she told deputies.

The victims told deputies two of their male friends pulled Martin off of them.


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Deputies said one of the victims had scrapes on her body and blood on her pants.

The second woman had a large lump on her forehead and was taken to a hospital, deputies said.

When deputies asked Martin what happened, he said he was attacked by two girls for no reason and would never lay his hands on a female.

Deputies said Martin had a blood-alcohol level of .103 percent and a lot of blood on his face.


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One deputy said Martin had difficulty standing and focusing when he told her how he got injured.

He was arrested on two counts of misdemeanor battery.

Deputies said Martin banged his head against the plastic divider and spit in the patrol car.

He also yelled insults at the deputy on the way to the jail and told them to have fun cleaning the car, deputies said.

He was taken to a hospital for evaluation, then booked at the jail. Records show Martin was released on bail at 11:20 a.m. Thursday.


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