LARGO – A bar patron was arrested at the Fat Cat Tavern after he was combative with police officers.
On Sept. 6 patrol officers from the Largo Police Department responded to an incident where a patron was refusing to pay their tab at the Fat Cat Tavern, 16080 U.S. 19. The patron was uncooperative and combative with the patrol officers and was ultimately arrested, police said.
Mark Anthony Brienza, 46, Dunedin, was charged with petit theft, disorderly conduct, battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest with violence and an outstanding warrant from Hillsborough County.
He was taken to the Pinellas County Jail. Bond was set at $10,400.