APPLE STORE ARREST: Boca Raton’s Anthony Grillo back in jail

Was arrested for threatening a belt attack in a store in November.

He allegedly tried to throw the iPhone into a store for repair on Friday night…

Anthony Grillo, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.


BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) – Anthony John Grillo, a Boca Raton man arrested for allegedly threatening a belt attack at the Apple Store in November, then threatened a another belt attack in December when a parent asked him to stop swearing in front of children in a Publix area, is back in Palm Beach County Jail after what can only be called another bizarre incident at the Apple Store in Boca Raton.

As the probable cause affidavit continues to be processed, sources familiar with the situation tell that Grillo returned to the Apple Store at Town Center Mall on Friday evening to request service for his iPhone.

But Grillo, believing he was banned from the Apple Store because of his threat to transform into “Indiana Jones” and use his belt as a whip to attack, apparently tried to give or throw his iPhone at a police officer. security that he expected to take the phone to the Apple Store for repair.

Security, however, told him two things: they weren’t going to take his phone, and he wasn’t specifically banned from the Apple Store. It turns out that Grillo has been banned from the entire mall.

This led the Boca Raton Police Department to respond and place Grillo under arrest around 6 p.m. has a lot to do.

Grillo is being held on the following counts: two counts of failure to appear; contempt of court — violation of a national protection order; intrusion. Bond is pegged at $11,000 which it failed to post at 8:45 a.m. Saturday.

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