Florida Man Accused of Spitting on Paramedic Treating Him

Caycey Donivan Douglass Dicks, above, in this mugshot taken by the Marion County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office.

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested Wednesday after reportedly spitting on the paramedic assisting him and scuffling with a sheriff’s officer.

Caycey Donivan Douglass Dicks, 25, was charged with two counts of battery on an officer/firefighter/medic and one count of resisting an officer with violence. His bail was set at $15,000.

Dicks is due back in court on November 26.

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