Honduran gangsters trying to kill Fort Pierce man?

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- A man said to have repeatedly called 911 complaining that Honduran gangsters were trying to kill him was arrested after removing his sweatshirt and starting to yell at police, according to recently released records.

Police about 4:30 a.m. June 23 encountered Luis Perez-Perdago, 27, after going to the area of South 16th Street and Boston Avenue in Fort Pierce in connection with a murder complaint, records state.

Officials at 911 reported "the male had called several time(s) complaining about Hondura(n) gangsters trying to kill him," a report states.

Honduras is not near Fort Pierce, and records did not state whether gangsters, thugs, rapscallions, swindlers, scalawags, scofflaws, hornswogglers, reprobates, scoundrels, miscreants, dirty deed-doers, bandits, pirates, hijackers, hoodlums or ne'er do wells from the Central American country operate in the local area.

"Today 911 stated the same number called multiple times stating there had been a murder," a report states. "All phone calls were unfounded and to be false calls to 911 communications."

Police found Perez-Perdago behind bushes near a vacant home with a "history of shooting activity."

Perez-Perdago said he was visiting a friend's residence.

"Luis was unable to tell me the friend's name or where he lives," a report states. "Luis informed me that he had forgot his name."

Perez-Perdago is accused of taking off his sweatshirt, making his hands into fists and beginning to yell at police. Police put handcuffs on Perez-Perdago and got his cell phone.

Officers had 911 officials call the "suspect number." Perez-Perdago's phone rang, and police spoke with a dispatcher.

Perez-Perdago, of the 800 block of Orange Avenue in Fort Pierce, was arrested on charges including loitering or prowling, public order crimes/misuse of wireless 911 system and resist officer/interfere with law enforcement officer without violence.

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