Trio charged in Port St. Lucie parking lot confrontation with deputies

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A mother and son who confronted sheriff's deputies outside a lounge early Saturday morning faced felony charges after the man's girlfriend reportedly argued with a bartender who cut off the group from further drinking.

Thomas Patrick Clyde, 33, was charged with three counts of threatening a public servant for statements deputies allege were made to them after an incident in the parking lot of the St. Lucie Draft House, 6630 S. U.S. 1.

His mother, Anna Mae Clyde, 51, was charged with battery on a law officer and resisting arrest with violence. According to her arrest report, Anna Clyde, of the 600 block of Eldorado Street, Fort Pierce, punched a deputy on the shoulder and the deputy struck the right side of her face.

Audrey Kathleen Otte, 32, of the 1200 block of Southeast Petunia Avenue, was charged with misdemeanor counts of resisting on officer without violence, disorderly intoxication, and disorderly conduct.

Clyde, of the 900 block of Southwest Cleary Terrace, also faces misdemeanor counts of disorderly intoxication, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, assault on a law officer, and four counts of resisting an officer without violence.

Anna Clyde also was charged with misdemeanor disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer without violence.

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