Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
Galen Trent Wood (Owner - Arrested)
Address: 136 17th Avenue SE, St. Petersburg
Business: Kitchen Table Games
Address: 9600 66th Street North, Suite E, Pinellas Park
Charges: Operating a Non-Essential Business and Travelling to Operate a Non-Essential Business
Deputies arrested the owner of Kitchen Table Games, located in Pinellas Park, for violating the “Safer-At-Home” Order.
Deputies responded numerous times to the business for complaint tips, beginning on April 3, 2020.
Deputies arrested the owner at approximately 6:10 p.m. on April 16, 2020.
The owner was arrested at the business, Kitchen Table Games located at 9600 66th Street North in Pinellas Park.
On April 16, 2020, deputies were conducting a non-essential business compliance check at Kitchen Table Games, located at 9600 66th Street North, Suite E, in Pinellas Park, after receiving numerous complaint tips stating the business was violating the “Safer-At-Home” Order.
While conducting the compliance check, deputies observed the business to be open, watched employees interact with customers, and noted Kitchen Table Games to be operating as a non-essential business.
According to deputies, response teams were called to the business on multiple occasions, after receiving complaint tips on April 3, 2020, twice on April 7, 2020, April 10, 2020, and April 16, 2020.
The owner, 36-year-old Galen Wood, was issued warnings on each of these occasions, would become argumentative with deputies, and refused to close.
After observing the multiple violations on April 16, 2020, deputies made contact with Wood, who again refused to cease from operating.
Wood was taken into custody and charged with Operating a Non-Essential Business and Travelling to Operate a Non-Essential Business.
Wood was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without further incident.
The investigation continues.
Booking photo of Wood
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