A judge tossed out the case.
However, Hezzelwood said he plans to sue the sheriff's department, saying his civil rights were violated.
"It frightens me and embarrasses me to go public with it. But by the same token, I don't know what else to do," Hezzelwood told The Naples News.
"I'm a civilian out here who’s been picked on by a little bully deputy and that’s wrong. It’s just wrong."