MARATHON, FL – A 29-year-old DeLand, Florida man affiliated with the Pagan’s motorcycle gang was arrested Sunday for firearms and drug-related violations, the third person with ties to the group to be arrested by the Sheriff’s Office this year.Ryan Alan St. Clair was charged with carrying a concealed weapon without a license, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.
“I want to thank the Deputies involved in this case for their good work in removing this criminal and illegal contraband from our streets,” said Sheriff Rick Ramsay.
Deputy Jennifer Hughes responded to the Bahia Honda Bridge at approximately 7 a.m. regarding a call of a suspicious person under the bridge. Deputy Hughes arrived to find St. Clair with two knives visible on his hip. St. Clair was wearing a Pagan’s sweatshirt and ball cap, but had no motorcycle and was alone. St. Clair stated he had an argument with his girlfriend and slept there overnight.
Deputy Zachary Gilroy arrived and the following were found in St. Clair’s possession following a search: Two knives, a 9mm handgun, a stun gun, two grams of cocaine, four grams of a crystal-like white powder that St. Clair identified as “Molly,” and eight grams of marijuana.
St. Clair was taken to jail.
• Deputies previously arrested Pagan’s member Austin Christopher Reynolds, 26, of Key West on Feb. 3, 2022, after fleeing from a Deputy on U.S. 1 on Stock Island. Reynolds was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a weapon (a large knife) by a convicted felon, possession of cocaine, fleeing and eluding, evidence tampering, reckless driving and knowingly driving with a suspended license.