Man found walking down highway naked, causes extensive damage to Marion County Sheriff's patrol car

Andrew Humphries charged with criminal mischief
Posted at 5:54 PM, Jun 08, 2017

Deputies arrested a Marion County man for walking down a highway completely naked and damaging a patrol car.

On Wednesday, deputies spotted 18-year-old Andrew Humphries walking down South U.S. Highway 441 completely naked after leaving the scene of a vehicle accident.

Concerned for the man's well-being, a deputy started talking to him. Humphries then walked to the front of the deputy's patrol car and tried to open the driver's door, which was locked. 

The deputy placed him in handcuffs due to his erratic behavior. The man then began kicking the rear passenger door of the car and pulling on the metal cage, causing $1,000 in damage, and deputies believe the entire door will likely need to be replaced.

Later on, the Florida Highway Patrol called the Marion County deputy to tell him witnesses at the scene of the crash said when Humphries left the original accident scene, he walked up to a vehicle parked at the Sheriff's Office district office and tried to open its door.

He pulled the door handle off the vehicle. When he couldn't get in, officials say he urinated on the vehicle, which belonged to a Marion County deputy. The damage caused is estimated at $700.

Humphries is charged with one count of felony criminal mischief-property damage and one misdemeanor count of criminal mischief. The FHP is conducting a separate investigation into the vehicle crash he was originally involved in.