March 9, 2021


Travel-Lickin' Good

Guard kicks male in head at Miami Beach front lodge: Police

A safety guard at a Miami Seaside resort was arrested this week soon after video emerged of the person smashing a resort visitor into a glass door, then kicking him in the head until eventually he was unconscious.

Marc Denis Vallin, 39, was arrested Wednesday and billed with two counts of aggravated battery. By Friday he experienced been introduced from jail.

Phone calls and texts to his cellphone had been not returned. And quite a few calls to the lodge where by he labored ended up not answered. It was not immediately distinct Friday if Vallin was even now used at the Nautilus Lodge, 1825 Collins Ave.

Police this week introduced a pair of video clips of the violent come upon that surface to display Vallin dragging a guest sporting shorts out of the hotel, smashing his head into a door, then kicking him in the head as he lay on the ground just outside the foyer. Police claimed the guy was hospitalized and experienced a concussion.

According to the report, Vallin was doing work as stability when he received into an argument with a male and a woman from Michigan who have been staying at the lodge about the dresses they have been carrying. The female informed law enforcement Vallin pushed her down 3 techniques and that she was kneeling on the floor when her husband or wife arrived more than to support her up.

That is when, she stated, Vallin grabbed the guy by the head and led him outside the house. The 1st video unveiled by police displays Vallin dragging the gentleman toward the front door. A next online video displays him violently kick the man’s head with his appropriate foot, then walk away. The guy lays on the floor, out cold.

Law enforcement did not release the man’s name.

Police claimed the couple gave a sworn and recorded assertion, and that Vallin turned himself in to law enforcement and invoked his legal rights.

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Chuck Rabin, writing news tales for the Miami Herald for the past a few a long time, covers cops and criminal offense. Prior to that he included the halls of government for Miami-Dade and the city of Miami. He’s covered hurricanes, the 2000 presidential election and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas mass shooting. On a random take note: Long ahead of individuals assignments, Chuck was pepper-sprayed covering the disturbances in Miami the morning Elián Gonzalez was whisked away by federal authorities.