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  • McDonald's Drive-Thru Passenger Pulls Out Replica AR-15 Rifle After Ice Cream Dispute

    08/18/2017 9:26:34 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Local10 ^ | August 16, 2017
    Jerry Henry fetches gun from trunk after driver gets angry about no ice creamA Delray Beach man wasn't happy that a nearby McDonald's didn't have any ice cream, so he pulled out a replica AR-15 rifle while he waited in the drive-thru line, police said. Jerry Henry was arrested Monday after the incident at the McDonald's on Linton Boulevard. More Crime Headlines South Florida man confesses to accidentally shooting wife 30 years after… Riviera Beach man accused of setting apartment on fire with children inside Boynton Beach man accused of raping girlfriends' daughters Delray Beach police said Henry was a...
  • Woman Arrested for Snorting Cocaine in Parent Pick-Up Line at Florida School

    08/16/2017 10:25:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    KFOR ^ | AUGUST 16, 2017
    A sheriff’s deputy arrested a woman outside a Florida middle school after he allegedly spotted her chopping up and using cocaine while waiting in the parent pick-up line Tuesday. The Lee County deputy said he was patrolling Lexington Middle School just before 4 p.m. when he saw 39-year-old Christina Hester snort the drug off the screen of her iPhone with a straw, according to WFTX. The deputy took Hester to his office where he arrested her. A field test later determined that half a gram of white powder found in her purse was cocaine, according to WFTX. Hester has been...
  • Retired Firefighter Shoots Up AT&T Utility Trucks Outside Hialeah Home: Police

    08/13/2017 6:54:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Jul 20, 2017
    "He just lost his mind for a moment," a Hialeah police detective saidA former Miami-Dade firefighter was arrested after he shot at two AT&T utility trucks while two workers were wiring cables outside his home in Hialeah Wednesday, police said. Cellphone video filmed by one of the workers shows a gunman walking toward the trucks and firing several shots, blowing out the trucks' tires. The suspect, identified as Jorge Jove, reloaded his weapon several times, police said. Moments later, officers arrived at the home off Southeast 5th Place and 6th Avenue near Okeechobee Road and took Jove into custody. The...
  • Chick-fil-A patrons trash restaurant over cold nuggets

    08/03/2017 6:45:22 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 52 replies ^ | 08-02-2017 | Staff
    A pair of Chick-fil-A customers in Florida were unsatisfied with their local restaurant’s service — so they decided to trash the place on their way out. The incident took place on Monday night at a Chick-fil-A in the River City neighborhood of Jacksonville, Fla., according to Allison Music, a witness who shared footage of the ordeal on Facebook. In her post, Music explained that she was waiting for an order at Chick-fil-A when she saw a teenage boy arguing about his order with the staff “for a good 15 or 20 mins.” She also said the manager had locked up...
  • Naked bank robbery suspect arrested in Fort Lauderdale

    07/26/2017 6:06:38 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    Fort Lauderdale police arrested a naked bank robbery suspect Tuesday. He targeted a Regions bank at 100 SE Third Ave, according to WSVN. He allegedly ditched his clothes and threw money everywhere along East Las Olas Boulevard when a red dye packet exploded. Police planned to turn over the suspect to the FBI.
  • FBI Raids 'Miami Mama' Business in Hallandale Beach

    07/30/2017 6:12:56 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 26 replies ^ | June 22, 2017 | Michael Spears
    FBI agents raided a Hallandale Beach business Wednesday morning that specializes in providing pregnant mothers from foreign counties the option to have their babies born in America to obtain citizenship.
  • Police: Man sets pregnant girlfriend on fire in front of children

    07/29/2017 11:52:00 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 92 replies
    CBS 12 ^ | 7/29/17 | Sierra Darville
    HIALEAH, Fla. (CBS12) — Authorities are searching for a man they say set his pregnant girlfriend on fire, all while her two children stood and watched. According to WSVN, Hialeah police say 32-year-old Noel Grullon doused his girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire, causing second degree burns to her body. Police say it happened shortly after Grullon and the victim got into an argument on Thursday.
  • Florida Man Allegedly Stabs Dog For Siding With Girlfriend During Arguments

    07/21/2017 3:46:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    An argument between a couple in Southwest Florida ended with a bloody scene and a dead dog. The woman's dog was stabbed to death allegedly by her boyfriend, police said. Mike Lado, 26, was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty for stabbing the boxer-Labrador mix, named Blue, twice. Lado returned to the home he shares with his girlfriend from drinking Wednesday, Lee County Sheriff's Office said. He and the woman got into an argument and Blue growled and barked at Lado, police said. The 26-year-old allegedly got upset about Blue always taking his girlfriend's side. Police said that's when...
  • Teens filmed, mocked and laughed while man slowly drowned

    07/20/2017 3:48:23 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 166 replies
    In the video, which was published by the Florida Today newspaper Thursday, the teens can be heard laughing at Dunn as he splashes futilely in the water and screams for help. "Get out the water, you gonna die," yells one, while another yells, "ain’t nobody fixing to help you, you dumb (expletive)." As Dunn disappears under the water, one of the teens says, "Oh, he just died."
  • He didn’t like the AT&T trucks parked in front of his home. So he shot them.

    07/20/2017 3:59:28 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 63 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 19, 2017 | Carli Teproff
    He didn't like the AT&T work trucks in front of his Hialeah home, so Jorge Jove retrieved his revolver and began shooting out the tires and the engine, police said. Cell phone video rolled as Jove, 64, calmly walked around the first truck and shot at all four tires. The sound of the air coming out of the tires followed the blast. Jove then walked to the second bucket truck and began shooting at the front of it, reloading the gun several times. Meanwhile, one of the AT&T workers could be heard calling police to report the shooting.
  • Florida home pelted with pounds of meat from the sky

    07/18/2017 12:00:07 PM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 27 replies
    The Extract ^ | 7.18.17
    A home in Deerfield Beach, Fla., was recently hit with some unusual precipitation — and residents are looking for answers.
  • Pregnant Woman Arrested For Cupcake Battery

    07/05/2017 7:20:58 AM PDT · by DFG · 23 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 07/03/2017 | Staff
    A pregnant Florida woman was arrested for domestic battery after pelting her brother with frosted cupcakes during a 1:45 AM argument Saturday in the family’s Vero Beach residence, police report. According to cops, Latonya Daugherty, 24, was quarreling with her 30-year-old sibling when the “verbal argument escalated.” Daugherty (seen above) allegedly “picked up frosted cup cakes and threw them at” Edddie Yaddow. The cupcakes, an arrest affidavit notes, struck Yaddow in the arm and chest.
  • Boy, 5, found weighing 25 pounds in Daytona Beach; mother arrested

    06/30/2017 6:53:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    WESH ^ | June 30, 2017 | STAFF
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A mother has been arrested after a severely malnourished boy was found in a filthy Daytona Beach apartment eating pieces of old cereal off dirty carpet, police said. The boy was discovered by the Department of Children and Families during an investigation into child neglect. The boy, 5, was severely underweight and unable to speak, walk or stand, Daytona Beach police said. The boy was 24.9 pounds when he was found, police said.
  • Florida mother ignored 4-year-old's gunshot wound for weeks, police say

    06/29/2017 7:32:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 80 replies
    WFTV ^ | June 28, 2017 | Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post
    A Florida mother is accused of not taking her 4-year-old daughter to the hospital until weeks after the child accidentally shot herself, authorities said. Shanquisha Lashay Upshaw, 23, of Lehigh Acres, and her daughter were staying at a friend’s house when police said the child shot herself in the leg, according to News-Press.
  • 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...