“Rick’s Reef” is a restaurant located in St. Pete’s Beach and advertises as a family and dog-friendly establishment. Their website describes the place as a “casual dining restaurant serving fresh food made in-house, with a fabulous Florida beach feel.”
On July 12, a 46-year-old woman who lives close to Rick’s Reef went to the restaurant early in the evening. While she was there, the woman’s visit reportedly turned sour. According to the arrest report, she started to yell at the other patrons at the restaurant, and she allegedly began to cause a scene.