MiamiHerald / As threats to a fun Saturday afternoon go, which is scarier — a sober shark or a drunk guy spearfishing near swimmers that included kids?

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says it arrested one of the latter, 38-year-old fisherman Ronald Barton, on Sombrero Beach in Marathon.

Keys deputies say they received a report of an inebriated man trying to sell a person marijuana. Marine Deputy Wilfredo Guerra rode out on a personal watercraft and found Barton.

“Barton appeared intoxicated and dropped the speargun in roughly 15-feet of water,”the sheriff’s office says.


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