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  • Bikini Contest Marred When Woman Clobbers Fellow Competitor In Head With High-Heeled Shoes

    06/22/2017 9:47:11 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    smoking gun ^ | 06/22/2017
    A bikini contest competitor is facing a battery charge for allegedly clobbering another female contestant over the head with high-heeled shoes, Florida police report. According to cops, Erica Kaitlyn Mize, 24, tangled with the victim last month during the Miss Sailfish Regatta Bikini Contest in Stuart on Florida’s Treasure Coast. Investigators allege that after the 11 bikini-clad contestants left the stage in Stuart’s waterfront Causeway Park, Mize tussled with the 23-year-old victim (who is the current girlfriend of Mize’s former boyfriend). As first reported by Will Greenlee at TCPalm, the victim told cops that Mize (pictured at right) warned her...
  • Love bite? Snake bites Florida man who tries to kiss it

    05/19/2017 8:41:31 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 29 replies
    Authorities say a Florida man leaned in to kiss a rattlesnake — but got bitten instead. News outlets report the unidentified man was bitten on the tongue Tuesday in the Bostwick area and had to be airlifted to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. WTLV in Jacksonville quoted a friend of the victim as saying that he had been drinking while handling the seemingly calm eastern diamondback. But when he moved toward the reptile as if to kiss it, the snake bit him.
  • Florida Man Fights Off Armed Robbers With Machete

    06/17/2017 4:10:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Jun 17, 2017
    Surveillance video captured the moment when a homeowner fought off five would-be robbers with a machete. Five South Florida men were arrested in connection to an armed robbery in Sarasota on Thursday. Police responded to a call at 4:45 a.m. about a man with a shotgun showing up at a home. By the time police arrived, the homeowner had disarmed the suspect and was holding him until deputies arrived. The homeowner told police two other robbers escaped. The two suspects and two others were eventually found at a nearby gas station. Suspect Alen Beltran-Vasquez is charged with two counts of...
  • Chaos at Florida airport after Spirit flights canceled

    05/09/2017 6:33:20 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 49 replies
    Skirmishes involving irate passengers broke out at a Florida airport following the cancellation of multiple Spirit Airlines flights. Broward Sheriff's officials tell ABC News that deputies were called to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Monday to deal with angry passengers. Videos posted online show deputies trying to break up fights and detaining some unruly passengers.
  • Florida shoplifting suspect impales self on stolen knife, police say

    05/07/2017 5:51:44 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 61 replies
    12news ^ | 5-7-17 | unattributed
    A 53-year-old man stole a knife from a Lowe's Home Improvement Center, then died after he impaled himself on it as he ran from the store, the Plant City Police Department said. Police said they received a call about 6:40 p.m. about a shoplifting in progress. Store officials told them a white male subject -- identified as Jerry Ellis Word, 53 of Lakeland -- had entered the store, 2801 James L. Redman Parkway, removed a knife from its packaging, then hid it on his person. Word then left the store without paying for it. When he was confronted by store...
  • Woman shot after fight over handicapped parking

    05/04/2017 10:12:14 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 21 replies ^ | 5/4/2017 | Staff
    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. — A woman was shot after an argument over a blocked handicapped parking spot at a popular Florida park Wednesday night, according to the Miami Herald. The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. when 38-year-old Lina Bahamon was practicing parking in the park’s lot and the driver of a Nissan SUV got upset that her Mercedes was blocking the handicapped spot. That’s when passenger Michael Levy, 48, got out of the car. Levy then returned to the Mercedes and got a gun from a belt bag and fired several times toward the Nissan, striking 63-year-old passenger Cecilia Gonzalez...
  • Laurence Fishburne’s drunk daughter pulls Trump-card to get out of DUI, then pees in front of the co

    05/03/2017 1:24:27 PM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 96 replies
    Daily Mail UK / ^ | May 2, 2017 | Nicole Haas
    It’s almost as if she was having a good time. Montana Fishburne, daughter of famed actor Laurence Fishburne has been through the DUI protocol before and bragged about it to a Florida Highway patrol officer on the side of an interstate on March 11, oustide Fort Lauderdale. Actor Laurence Fishbourne is reportedly estranged from his wayward daughter. Image: Shutterstock. The video shows an intoxicated Fishurne playing it up in front of the cameras and waving around her high-heel shoes while being pulled over for drunk driving. “I’m not tripping, I’m a f****** ratchet,” Montana told trooper Juan Pinzon in footage...
  • Florida woman grabs ax after spotting on man’s computer

    04/28/2017 10:12:30 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 4/27/2017 | Olivia Hitchcock
    GREENACRES— Enraged from seeing the dating website on a man’s computer last week, Lucy Melesky reportedly grabbed a mounted ax off the mantel and smashed it on the ground. Melesky slung the ax over her shoulder and screamed at the man about the alleged unfaithfulness, he told Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies. Melesky, 45, was arrested the evening of April 18 on charges of battery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Her relationship with the man is redacted in the arrest report, as is the location of the incident. However, Melesky told authorities she lives west of Greenacres....
  • Florida Man Convicted in Fatal Fight Over Gumbo Spices

    04/22/2017 4:22:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Apr 21, 2017
    A man charged with fatally stabbing a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot in a fight over gumbo spices has been found guilty of second-degree murder. Caleb Joshua Halley was found guilty Thursday in the 2015 death. He faces up to life in prison for the crime. Panama City police say 33-year-old Halley was working at Buddy's Seafood Market when he and a co-worker, 26-year-old Orlando Thompson, began arguing about how much spice to add to the restaurant's gumbo.
  • Transgender Woman Claims Self-Defense in Killing

    04/04/2017 11:56:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Apr 3, 2017
    A transgender South Florida woman is facing a murder charge in what she says was self-defense, and claims she she wouldn't be facing charges if not for her gender. The woman, who goes by Ms. Campbell, says she never should have been charged in the first place in the killing of Jackson Marcelin last year. "I do feel like that it may have been different if it was a woman in my situation," Campbell told NBC 6 in an exclusive interview. Campbell is facing a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Marcelin, who she says she stabbed in...
  • 'Inebriated' Teacher Let Minor Drive Her to Waffle House: Cops

    04/04/2017 11:57:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    A Florida high school math teacher made a miscalculation when she let a 14-year-old drive her to Waffle House while she was drunk, authorities said. Terra Virgin, 32, was arrested Sunday night on charges of child neglect and permitting an unauthorized minor to drive after her car was pulled over in Tampa with the teen behind the wheel. Virgin, a teacher at Freedom High School, had five beers but had a craving for a meal and convinced the teen to give her a ride, authorities said. "The adult that was in the car was quite inebriated and she was aware...
  • Mom shows up at high school and beats up teen, police say. It doesn’t stop there.

    03/30/2017 6:52:06 AM PDT · by kevcol · 44 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | March 29, 2017 | Carli Teproff
    A mother of a teenage girl showed up at Carol City Senior High School, knocked a cell phone out of another teen’s hand and hit her several times, police say. Ernstlatta LaFrance, 30, continued to unleash her fury when the teen showed up at her home with her friends to retrieve her cell phone, according to a police report. She used an ax to destroy the victim’s car and broke the teen’s middle finger, an officer wrote.
  • Trappers Catch 'Monster' Nile Monitor Lizard in Florida Neighborhood

    03/25/2017 10:08:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    UPI ^ | March 24, 2017 | Ben Hooper
    Trappers in a Florida city set out trap cages that managed to snare a "monster" 4-foot Nile monitor lizard that had been hunting protected burrowing owls. Neighbors said they feared for the safety of their pets after spotting the massive lizard wandering near their Cape Coral homes, so trappers were summoned to capture the invasive predator. "That's really my fear," Julie Weiss, whose home is in front of the monitor's nest, told WBBH-TV. "I've never felt threatened by one, like one was going to attack me or anything like that, but it's the fear and safety of the animals." The...
  • Woman splashes bleach on husband in fight over her new girlfriend, cops say

    03/21/2017 5:06:56 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 23 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | 3/20/2017 | Daniel Dahm
    ORLANDO, Fla. - A 31-year-old Orlando woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of splashing bleach in her husband's face after they got into an argument about a woman whom she recently began dating. Lakeisha Regina LeGrand was arrested on a charge of aggravated battery/permanent disfigurement. According to an Orange County Sheriff's Office arrest affidavit, LeGrand and her husband have been married for eight years, have four children together and live together in the same home. Deputies said the couple got into an argument Saturday because LeGrand's husband does not like the woman whom LeGrand is dating and he does not...
  • Fight over doughnuts leads to shooting death in Florida

    03/17/2017 5:40:12 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 22 replies
    Action News Jax ^ | March 16, 2017 | Sarah Elsesser
    One man is dead and a sheriff’s deputy is injured after a standoff that all started with an argument about doughnuts, police said. Pinellas County deputies were called to a home in St. Petersburg on Wednesday after an argument broke out between a Jeffrey Falsey, 24, and his mother, police said. “He went off today over doughnuts, something as silly and stupid as doughnuts,” Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said, the Tampa Bay Times reported. During a standoff, Falsey fired off at least 30 rounds at deputies, squad cars and neighboring homes, hitting a deputy in the leg, FOX13 reported....
  • Key West police: Woman bites husband during sex

    03/17/2017 3:25:14 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 70 replies
    FL Keys News ^ | 3/15/2017 | Gwen Filosa
    A 42-year-old Ohio woman was jailed Sunday after police said she bit her husband during sex while at a Key West hotel. Jennifer M. Rahe Hickman, a dental hygienist from Mason, Ohio, was drunk when officers handcuffed her and said multiple times, “I’m going to [expletive] kill him,” according to the police report. “She continued yelling and screaming the entire ride to the jail,” wrote Officer Daniel Blanco, who booked Hickman for misdemeanor domestic battery. An employee of the Southernmost on the Beach hotel called police after learning of a verbal dispute coming from room 409. When she called the...
  • Moment a woman gyrates on top a MOVING CAR as it speeds down the Miami freeway during Spring [tr]

    03/16/2017 6:57:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 16, 2016 | Luke Barnes
    The spirit of Spring Break is alive and well on the freeways of Miami. Bizarre footage has emerged showing a young woman twerking on top a moving car as it speeds off into the sunset. The scantily-clad woman seems completely unfazed by the passing cars or the fact that she's only a slip away from a potentially deadly fall onto the MacArthur Causeway.
  • Three young boys all aged under 10 are killed in fire after their 'grandfather's ex....

    03/14/2017 9:01:45 AM PDT · by Morgana · 47 replies
    daily mail uk ^ | march 14, 2017 | STAFF
    FULL TITLE: Three young boys all aged under 10 are killed in fire after their 'grandfather's ex torched his home a day after she was released from jail' A woman is facing murder charges after police say she burned down her ex-boyfriend's home, killing his three grandsons, all of whom were under 10 years old. Marian Evette Williams, 49, of West Davison Street in Bartow, Florida, was arrested Sunday on arson, attempted murder and three counts of murder charges, according to WINK. Cops say Marcus Clark, 10, Kiani Clark,eight, and Kemaren Clark, four, were inside the home in Arcadia on...
  • NEW: Hot chicken broth was woman’s weapon of choice in tiff with man

    03/03/2017 6:53:59 AM PST · by simpson96 · 15 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 3/3/2017 | Olivia Hitchcock
    BOCA RATON— A Boca Raton-area woman is accused of tossing a pot of chicken — hot broth and all — onto a man lying in bed late Wednesday. The partially cooked meal left burns across the man’s back and shoulders, Palm Beach County sheriff’s records state. The man and 57-year-old Sandra Guardiola had been arguing Wednesday night about years of relationship turmoil. Guardiola was intoxicated, the man told deputies. He became fed up with the argument and left the room to take a shower and then lie in bed. Guardiola followed him to the bedroom. She broke items in the...
  • Man Accused Of Stealing Nickelback’s Drummer Identity

    03/02/2017 10:34:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    CBS Philadelphia ^ | March 2, 2017
    A man in Florida is accused of stealing the identity of Nickelback’s drummer. Police say 45-year-old Lee Howard Koenig stole the drummer’s identity so he could buy pricey music equipment, reports TC Palm. They say the attempted purchase totaled about $25,000. According to the report, the case started in January when a band security specialist told police drummer Daniel Adair had his identity fraudulently used to purchase drum parts from a company in Austria. “Essentially, when he placed the order in Austria, I guess at this level of band … you have a lot of people that work for you,”...