Pasco Bail Bondsman Arrested

A mail bondsman in Pasco County has been arrested.

According to detectives, 32-year-old Christopher Middleton, who owns Diesel Bail Bonds in Land O Lakes, knowingly compensated an inmate and convicted felon at the Land O Lakes jail for his solicitation of the bail bond business within the jail.

Police say from December 2015 until February 2016, Middleton put or had his wife put monies totaling 685.00 into the inmate’s phone and commissary accounts.

Middleton was arrested without incident and taken to the Land O Lakes jail yesterday on a 5,000 bond.