Teen: You can’t charge me with having a firearm

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Toby Baisden

Fort McCoy, Florida — A Fort McCoy teen, who was labeled as a career criminal as a juvenile, is under arrest after his sister reported him for bringing a weapon into their home.

On Monday, Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Hunt responded to the 12000 block of Northeast 227th Place, Fort McCoy, in reference to an altercation between a brother and sister.

Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the sister, who stated that she and her brother, Toby E. Baisden, 18, had gotten into an argument because he kept bringing “druggies” into the house.

The sister stated that her mother owns the house, but she was out of town. The sister was in charge of the residence while her mother was away.

According to reports, Baisden’s sister told the deputy that her brother was a convicted felon and had brought a firearm in the home against she and her mother’s wishes.

The sister also told the deputy that her brother had just been released from felony probation.

Baisden stated that he didn’t care that he had just been released from felony probation.

Baisden stated, “I was arrested for Lewd and Lascivious Battery, but I was convicted as a juvenile. So, I can’t be charged for having a firearm.”

During the investigation it was learned that as a juvenile, Baisden had been charged with numerous felonies.

In 2011, he was charged with Residential Burglary(x2), Grand Theft (x2), and Dealing in Stolen Property.

In 2013, Baisden was charged with Sexual Battery and Lewd and Lascivious Battery.

According to reports, Baisden lead the deputy to where [he] had placed the firearm.

Baisden told the deputy that he had purchased it from a friend with the intention of selling it for more money.

He was arrested and charged with Possession of a Weapon by a Violent Career Criminal.

In total, MCSO said that they have 33 reports on file in reference to Baisden.

He is being held on a $25,000 bond.

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  • George Robinson

    So, how’s that “you can’t charge me” argument working for ya? Please, keep us posted.

  • Karen M

    maybe his sister can sleep tonight!