Update TJ Hart unedited report

A South Florida bondsman who is conducting his own investigation into the disappearance of 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings of Satsuma surrendered to authorities at the Putnam County Jail Friday morning.

William “Cobra” Staubs is charged with false imprisonment.

Staubs was accused of illegally detaining a Putnam County man who was free on bail on a sex abuse charge several weeks ago.

Last month, deputies say Staubs apprehended and handcuffed William Snodgrass, 55, who in 2007 was charged with capital sexual battery of a 9-year-old girl. Deputies say Snodgrass was held for an hour.

AUDIO: William “Cobra” Staubs 

Staubs bonded out early Friday afternoon. Staubs spoke with 97.3 The SKY and leveled some accusations that the attorney for Haleigh Cummings’ mother, Kim Picazio, may have been involved in having him arrested and could have also had a hand in the delay of his release from the Putnam County Jail.

AUDIO: William “Cobra” Staubs
 
97.3 The SKY spoke with attorney Kim Picazio shortly after Staubs made his statement.  Picazio sounded shocked and a bit angry at the allegations. Picazio said,”This is not The Cobra Show! This is The Haleigh Cummings Show! We need to turn the channel and start watching again The Haleigh Cummings Show because this is about a missing little girl.”

AUDIO: Kim Picazio

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