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Sheriff: Lakeland Lawyer Arrested After Threatening Deputies

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LAKELAND (CBSMiami/AP) — A central Florida lawyer reportedly threatened sheriff's deputies with a gun, knife and baseball bat

Polk County Sheriff's officials said 48-year-old Eduardo Pujol was arrested Sunday after deputies were dispatched to a home where he was striking the door of a Lakeland home with a bat.

Deputies ordered him to drop the bat. He screamed that he would shoot the deputies. He had his left hand behind his back. He also told them he had a knife and would stab them. An arrest report also says Pujol threatened to bash the deputies' heads with the bat.

A deputy used a stun gun to subdue him. He did not have a gun or knife.

Jail records don't say whether Pujol hired a lawyer.

He is being held without bail.

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