After dozens of arrests, diner charged again with stiffing restaurant

 
 
Howard Robison, 65, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of running up a bill at a Boca Raton restaurant and not having any money to pay for it.
Howard Robison, 65, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of running up a bill at a Boca Raton restaurant and not having any money to pay for it.
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A 65-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night for having dinner at a Boca Raton restaurant and not having any money to pay for it It’s nothing new for Howard Robison, according to arrest reports.

Since the late 1980s, reports show, Robison has been charged at least 33 times in Palm Beach County with defrauding an innkeeper.

That’s the charge, under Florida law, that refers to somebody obtaining food or lodging with intent to defraud — or, as is alleged in this case, knowingly running up a restaurant bill and then not paying for it.

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