Clearwater Police detectives have arrested a 44-year-old man in the aftermath of an armed dispute over parking that occurred last month.

Florida Man Arrested After Pulling AR-15 In Parking Space Dispute

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Clearwater Police detectives have arrested a 44-year-old man in the aftermath of an armed dispute over parking that occurred in late July of this year

David H. Berry, 44, was charged with aggravated assault, a third-degree felony, after further investigation by the Clearwater Police Department and the Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney’s Office.

He was arrested by members of the CPD Special Enforcement Unit and booked into the Pinellas County Jail.

Clearwater Police detectives have arrested a 44-year-old man in the aftermath of an armed dispute over parking that occurred last month.
David H. Berry, 44, Source: Clearwater PD

According to police, on July 7, Berry, armed with an assault rifle, unlawfully threatened violence to a landscaper and his daughter and there was a well-founded fear that such violence was imminent, according to the arrest warrant.

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The threats occurred after a parking dispute on the street in front of Berry’s home. Part of the confrontation and ensuing argument was captured on video.

Clearwater Police Chief Dan Slaughter called the family of the victims this evening to let them know the suspect had been arrested.

“If the suspect had a problem with how someone was parking, he should have called the police and let us handle it,” said Slaughter. “You don’t arm yourself with an assault rifle and threaten someone over something so trivial.”

In late July, Berry’s weapons were seized by the Clearwater Police Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office via a risk protection order.

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