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Undercover Stuart police officer arrests 'distracted' man during Fourth of July celebration

Posted at 9:24 PM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 21:25:28-04

STUART, Fla. — A man was arrested by an undercover police officer during a Fourth of July celebration in Stuart.

Police say Andrew Frank Karacsonyi was watching the show when a nearby vehicle's burglar alarm went off. Karacsonyi walked over to the vehicle and punctured the vehicle's tire with a knife.

The undercover police officer observed the the incident and arrested Karacsonyi.

He was charged with criminal mischief, disorderly intoxication, and trespassing on FEC property.

The knife was recovered, police say.