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  • Deerfield Man Loses Big at Casino; Loses Bigger After Rendezvous With woman

    05/20/2016 2:51:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 71 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | May 20, 2016 | Tonya Alanez
    Double doozy: Deerfield man lost $25,000 gambling & had $30,000 cash stolen by woman he picked up at casino After a night of gambling and a rendezvous with a sexy young woman he took home from the casino, a Deerfield Beach welder suffered a $55,000 double-doozy loss, according to a sheriff's office incident report. Guy Paul, 52, was gambling in the High Limit Room at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood when an orange-haired woman wearing a leopard-print dress caught his eye, the report said. She went by "Dana" and together they spent about 90 minutes drinking...
  • In search of bigger butts, women find South Florida death traps

    05/19/2016 5:56:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 105 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | May 17, 2016 | Fabiola Santiago
    Question is, where are the authorities? Where’s state supervision of what’s being described as assembly lines of Brazilian butt lifts in clinics where doctors have previously been charged with serious crimes related to botched surgeries and patient care? Those in charge of public safety seem powerless to shut down these operations that continue to lure clients like Meadows from all over the United States with clever infomercials featuring testimonies of success.
  • Fox News: Several boys have sex with girl, 15, in South Fort Myers High School bathroom

    05/19/2016 9:41:31 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 78 replies
    <p>Lee County Deputies said a 15-year-old South Fort Myers High School girl had sex with multiple male students in the bathroom of the school.</p> <p>"Shock. Disbelief. Concern. Sad," Eric Struble said. He's a parent to two 15-year-old girls.</p> <p>The incident report said the girl admitted to having sex with multiple male students in the bathroom, and 25 male students were identified going inside the bathroom during the timeframe the girl was inside.</p>
  • Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it's possible

    05/19/2016 7:09:04 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 39 replies
    AP ^ | May 19, 2016 | Terry Spencer
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Step aside, Burmese python — you may no longer be Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and they say it's possible more of the man-eating reptiles are still out there, although no one can say for sure. The big question now: How did they get to Florida? "They didn't swim from Africa," University of Florida herpetologist Kenneth Krysko said. "But we really don't know how they got into the wild."
  • Driver Stunned When Turtle Comes Crashing Through Her Windshield

    05/14/2016 8:57:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    KFOR ^ | MAY 13, 2016 | K. QUERRY
    It’s something that you likely would never expect while driving down the highway. However, Nicole Bjanes says she is lucky to be alive after a freak accident along I-4 in Orlando earlier this week. Bjanes told WESH that a vehicle in front of her ran over a turtle in the middle lane of the highway. Somehow, the turtle ended up crashing through her windshield, hitting the passenger’s seat and coming to rest on the dashboard. Bjanes walked away with just a few cuts. Amazingly, the turtle survived and appeared to be uninjured. Emergency crews looked it over before releasing it...
  • At least three people killed as hundreds brawl in Moscow cemetery

    05/14/2016 10:36:08 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    At least three people were killed in a massive turf war brawl at a Russian cemetery over who controls the graveyard’s burial services. About 200 people clashed inside the Khovanskoye cemetery in southwest Moscow. The fighters fired guns and used shovels, baseball bats and steel bars to bash their opponents, police said. Video of the wild fight showed dozens of people rushing past headstones while clutching bats and poles as weapons.
  • Key West Police Rescue Woman Stuck in Banyan Tree

    05/10/2016 2:35:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    A woman had to be rescued by police and firefighters after she became stuck inside a giant banyan tree in Key West. According to the Key West Police Facebook page, Officer Scott Standerwick and Fire Rescue helped the local woman after she somehow got stuck in the tree. Police also posted a photo of the woman with part of her legs and body sticking out of the tree with officers nearby. "Protect and serve!" the Facebook post proclaimed.
  • Florida Man Shoots Himself in Leg While Waiting for Job Interview

    05/10/2016 12:03:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    Authorities are investigating after a part-time jail guard accidentally shot himself in the leg as he waited to interview for a janitorial job at a Florida Panhandle elementary school. The News Herald reports that while 28-year-old Travis Anthony Holland waited in his truck on Friday, he decided to replace a spent round in his Derringer revolver before storing it in a secure compartment of the truck. A police report says he shot himself in the thigh and was treated at a hospital. Police initially said the incident didn't warrant criminal charges because law enforcement officers are exempt from a state...
  • Man kills brother in argument over cheeseburger, police say

    05/08/2016 7:22:29 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    "I just shot my brother on accident," a man is heard yelling on a 911 call released by police in St. Cloud, Florida. "We were in a fight and I grabbed a gun and I shot him....I'm so sorry." A woman's voice is also heard on the 911 call telling the operator, "I'm going to kill my son." "I hope you go to jail," the voice said.
  • Florida’s Dragon Problem

    04/20/2016 7:20:59 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 55 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 20 Apr, 2016 | ED YONG
    The speckled body of the Nile monitor lizard can reach up to 2 meters in length. At one end is a powerful tail that propels the animal through water and whips attackers with surprising force. At the other is a sinuous head that will devour rodents, birds, fish, crocodile eggs, and pretty much anything else within range of its fearsome, recurved teeth. The monitor isn’t fussy. It’s a formidable animal, and the largest lizard in Africa. It’s also the largest lizard in Florida. No one knows exactly when the monitor arrived in Florida, but it was first spotted in 1990....
  • Man gets cup from St. Augustine Starbucks that says 'DIABETES HERE I COME' on label

    04/12/2016 10:15:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 30 replies
    actionnewsjax.com ^ | April 11, 2016 | Kaitlyn Chana, Action News Jax
    T. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Some need a pick me-up in the early mornings. Many people head to Starbucks for their dose of caffeine. However, one customer received an unexpected comment on their coffee cup label: “DIABETES HERE I COME.” That's the message printed on a grande cup of white mocha served to a customer at the Palencia Starbucks. A photo of the message on the cup was shared with Action News Jax on Facebook. “That first word just automatically brought the picture of both sisters in my head, and I was taken aback,” said the Starbucks customer.
  • Couple arrested in burrito assault, fork stabbing, deputies say (Florida)

    03/28/2016 1:41:58 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 49 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 24, 2016
    <p>CRESTVIEW, Fla. —A Crestview couple has been arrested after deputies say the woman hit her husband with a burrito before he retaliated by stabbing her hand with a fork.</p> <p>The Okalossa County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets in a statement that deputies responded Tuesday to a home, where they found 51-year-old Suzanne Hurlvert with a fork protruding from her hand. It was so deeply embedded that hospital staff had to remove it.</p>
  • Florida Man Tries To Buy $60,000 BMW SUV With Food Stamps

    03/20/2016 5:17:51 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | March 20, 2016
    The farcical American welfare-state has a new posterchild. Meet Florida-resident Nicholas Jackson, who tried to purchase a brand new $60,000 BMW X-6 SUV with his Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card ... That's not what Food Stamps are for!! But, as New York Daily News' Sasha Goldstein explains, after failing to use his us-taxpayer-funded credit card to buy the high-end German luxury car, he decided to steal it...but was caught when he ran out of gas (according to police). Nicholas Jackson, 36, showed up to a Pompano Beach dealership with little in the way of currency and was sent away, the...
  • Rise of the synthetic-high zombies: Cops across Florida called to 'horror-movie style scenes'

    03/20/2016 8:50:27 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 21 replies
    Daily Mail.com ^ | May 19,2016 | By REGINA F. GRAHAM
    Authorities in several Florida cities have seen an increase in emergency calls related to people being slumped over in a stupefied state, as they have overdosed on the dangerous drug known as spice, or synthetic marijuana. Police in Tampa say that more people than ever before are overdosing on the drug, as investigators in Clearwater say they've received dozens of calls for people who have had to be rushed to the hospital because of suspected spice use. WTVT reported that Tampa medical and law enforcement professionals warned last week about the dangerous uptick in overdoses that is possibly linked to...
  • Florida woman fights to keep pet alligator at home

    03/17/2016 12:13:08 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | March 15, 2016
    'Rambo' wears clothes, rides on motorcycleA Central Florida woman is fighting to keep her 6-foot-long pet alligator in her home. The 125-pound reptile named Rambo wears clothes, rides on the back of a motorcycle and has a bedroom in Mary Thorn's home in Lakeland. Thorn has had a license for the alligator she's kept for 11 years, but it recently grew to 6-feet and wildlife officials say that size alligator must have 2.5 acres of land.
  • Florida woman fighting to keep motorcycle-riding pet alligator

    03/16/2016 9:58:19 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 73 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 16,2016
    A Florida woman was fighting Wednesday to keep her 6-foot-long clothes-wearing, motorcycle-riding pet alligator in her home. The 125-pound reptile named Rambo even has a bedroom in Mary Thorn's home in Lakeland. Thorn has had a license for the alligator for 11 years, but the gator recently grew to 6 feet. Wildlife officials say an alligator that size must have 2.5 acres of land. Thorn told the Orlando Sentinel that even if she had land available, Rambo can't be left outdoors because of sensitivity to sunlight. “Everyone will tell you that I treat that animal like a baby,” she said....
  • Scuba diver sues after getting sucked into nuclear power plant in Florida

    03/08/2016 5:29:21 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 64 replies
    upi. ^ | March 7, 2016 | Ben Hooper
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., - A scuba diver in Florida is suing a utility company after he was sucked into a quarter-mile-long pipe that took him inside a nuclear power plant. Christopher Le Cun said he was scuba diving off the coast of Hutchinson Island with friend Robert Blake last summer when the pair went down to investigate three large shadows underneath a yellow buoy. "I swam right up to this big structure and it looks like a building underwater. I felt a little bit of current. All of a sudden it got a little quicker and I said, 'this...
  • Man Wrestles Shark, Snaps Photos on Palm Beach

    02/23/2016 9:56:15 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Feb 22, 2016
    A video out of Palm Beach, Florida, has sparked a controversial debate online. It shows a man reeling in a shark, wrestling it in the sand and then snapping photos with it. Fishermen are seen in the video hooking a 4-5 foot blacktip shark over the weekend, according to NBC affiliate WPTV. Video of the photo shared by one of the station's reporters has been seen more than 280,000 times. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said this is legal, and it's more common than you might think. "There's nothing legally wrong with this," FAU biological science professor Dr....
  • Florida man calls 911 to discuss Hitler, Jews because he was bored, police say

    02/19/2016 11:31:18 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    New6 ^ | February 15, 2016 | Veronica Brezina
    Man arrested, charged with misuse of 911 systemA DeLand man, who police say called 911 multiple times to talk about random topics such as Hitler and Jews, was arrested and charged with misuse of the 911 system. According to the police report, Michael Gilman, 28, called the emergency line five times in five hours on Saturday after he was asked not to call unless it was an emergency. A DeLand police officer was then sent to a home on Becca Lane, where he heard Gilman still talking to the dispatcher "about Hitler and Jews," police said. When the officer...
  • Florida teen arrested after posing as doctor, opening medical practice

    02/17/2016 10:32:18 AM PST · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    fox2now.com ^ | Posted 8:26 pm, February 16, 2016 | Staff
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida teen was arrested on suspicion of practicing medicine without a license after he allegedly performed a physical exam on an undercover agent on Tuesday. Malachi Love-Robinson, 18, was taken into custody after the undercover operation, during which he gave medical advice, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office announced. Authorities had received a complaint earlier in the month about Love-Robinson, who had been cited by the state health department for practicing medicine without a license in October 2015. Love-Robinson opened a medical office in West Palm Beach and was presenting himself as a doctor,...
  • Lakatriona Brunson Becomes 1st Female Football HC in Florida History

    02/08/2016 12:26:45 PM PST · by PROCON · 14 replies
    bleacherreport.com ^ | Feb. 8, 2016 | Timothy Rapp
    Miami Jackson Senior High School hired Lakatriona Brunson to be its head coach Monday, making her the first female head coach in the history of Florida high school football, according to Peter Ariz of CanesInSight.com. Luther Campbell will take over as the team's assistant head coach. Brunson, also known as "Bernice," is most famous for appearing on the truTV reality program South Beach Tow, a show centered on Tremont Towing and its employees.
  • Dead Woman, 2 Live Monkeys Found in Florida Motel Room: Police

    01/31/2016 8:54:14 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 91 replies
    Authorities discovered the Capuchin monkeys in crates, the North Port police said in a statement. Police identified the woman as Linda Marie Smith, 59, of Arcadia, Florida. She was found Friday at a Budget Inn in North Port "There was no obvious signs of trauma to Smith’s body," police said. "The cause of death is undetermined at this point. The medical examiner will soon conduct an autopsy." An incoherent man, who was in the room with her, received medical attention and was undergoing questioning.
  • Burger King Employee Quits, Steals All the Chicken Nugget

    01/26/2016 12:28:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    KFOR ^ | JANUARY 26, 2016
    s POSTED 9:43 AM, JANUARY 26, 2016, BY TRIBUNE MEDIA WIRE, UPDATED AT 09:44AM, A Florida man quit his job at Burger King, then he cleared out his locker and a whole lot more. Before leaving, the man scooped up every last chicken nugget in the freezer and took them all home. The man, whose Twitter handle is @Zealot, tweeted a picture of the stolen nuggets. He wrote: "TODAY WAS MY LAST DAY WORKING AT BURGER KING SO I TOOK ALL OF THEIR NUGGETS, F*** IT." The tweet has since gone viral. His friends are now hailing him as "The...
  • Officer Asks for Driver's License, Is Given Ruby Tuesday's Coupon

    01/18/2016 3:17:07 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Pity the poor police officer. On Dec. 21 a Niceville Police officer was westbound on Palm Boulevard in search of a dark-colored truck reported to be southbound on Palm. As the officer approached 23rd street he saw a dark-colored Ford at a stop sign. The truck sat there almost 15 seconds. The officer followed the truck. He saw it swaying in the lane. As it approached State Road 20 the truck crossed the center lane and entered a left turn lane. Then, suddenly, the driver decided to turn right and pulled across the lane. He stopped at the red light,...
  • Live Shark Found in Condo Swimming Pool

    01/18/2016 8:00:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Jan 16, 2016
    Wildlife officials are trying to figure out exactly how a shark got into the swimming pool at a South Florida condo complex. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers responded to the Mariner's Cay condominium in Hypoluxo last week after a woman found a live five-foot blacktip shark in the pool. The woman told officers she saw two young men running from the pool, which is located near the shoreline of the Intracoastal Waterway. The officers removed the shark from the pool and returned it to the ocean. Blacktip sharks are among the...
  • Runaway food hog: Woman scarfs down chicken, sushi during bizarre Walmart joyride (on meth)

    12/28/2015 11:47:59 AM PST · by simpson96 · 38 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | 12/28/2015 | Staff
    LECANTO, Fla. - A woman is accused of shooting up meth and riding a motorized cart through a Walmart while eating chicken and drinking wine.WFLA reported that 20-year-old Josseleen Elida Lopez faces charges after the incident reported at a Walmart in Lecanto, Fla. on Tuesday.The suspect allegedly shot up meth and then ate sushi, cinnamon rolls, rotisserie chicken and drank wine while driving a motorized shopping cart at a Walmart.The Citrus County Sheriff's Office has arrested the suspect on charges of shoplifting and drug paraphernalia.She's accused of consuming about $32 worth of food and wine at the store. Authorities said...
  • Man trying to 'travel through time' smashes car through two Florida businesses

    12/28/2015 7:15:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 69 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 13:46 EST, 24 December 2015 | By Kiri Blakeley
    The unidentified man told police he was 'trying to travel through time' when his car smashed through Advanced Tax Services and Pensacola Caskets Luckily, it was Sunday and no one was in the offices The 40-year-old allegedly told police he was 'entering a time portal' The 'time traveler' was issued a citation and is being evaluated at a local hospital A confused man who thought he was time traveling smashed his car through two businesses, say police. A Dodge Challenger plowed through two business in a Pensacola, Florida strip mall on Sunday morning, according to Pensacola News Journal. The driver...
  • Cops: Woman Beat Husband Over Flatulence(Victim was kicked, elbowed for passing gas while in bed)

    12/22/2015 12:26:37 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 67 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | December 22, 2015
    DECEMBER 22--Angered by her husband’s repeated farting in bed, a Florida woman allegedly elbowed, kicked, and scratched her spouse, according to police who arrested her for battery. Dawn Meikle, 55, is facing a misdemeanor charge following a 3:20 AM confrontation in the Port St. Lucie home she shares with her husband Donald. As detailed in a December 11 arrest affidavit, Donald told cops that “while he was lying in bed he passed gas,” which prompted Dawn to begin “elbowing him on his arm.” When Donald’s flatulence continued, “Dawn began kicking him and eventually kicked him out of their bed,” police...
  • Florida man in French maid costume arrested in prostitution sting

    12/16/2015 5:10:55 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    UPI ^ | December 15, 2015
    LAKELAND, Fla., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A Florida man dressed in a French maid costume and a dog collar was one of 95 people arrested in a prostitution sting, police said. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said an investigation dubbed Operation Naughty Not Nice resulted in the arrests of 95 people between the ages of 15 and 68 during the week-long sting.
  • Fort Myers Station Airs Racy Homeland Security Graphic

    12/16/2015 2:54:49 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    Adweek.com ^ | 12/9/15 | Kevin Eck
    Fort Myers, Fla., NBC affiliate WBBH aired a graphic that was supposed to be from the Department of Homeland Security during Friday's 5 p.m. show, but instead showed a happy eagle with T&A on its chest, grabbing what looked like breasts on the left and a butt on the right.
  • Illegal Immigrant from United Arab Emirates Arrested in FL for Possession of Ammunition

    12/10/2015 5:20:17 PM PST · by JustaCowgirl · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/10/2015 | Caroline May
    An illegal immigrant from the United Arab Emirates is facing charges in Florida for illegally possessing ammunition, the U.S. United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida A. Lee Bentley, III revealed Thursday. According to a complaint, 25-year-old Hamid Mohamed Ahmed Ali Rehaif had been living at a hotel in Melbourne for 53 days, checking out each morning and checking back into the hotel each evening. He further had paid over $11,000 in cash for room fees. Rehaif admitted to investigators that he had several firearms in his possession, and had fired them at two local gun ranges, but...
  • Woman's Car Rats Her Out After She Tries To Pull A Hit And Run: Cops

    12/10/2015 2:12:14 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 26 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | 12/07/2015 | Jason Torchinsky
    Most of us like to think of ourselves and our cars as a team. We look out for them, they look out for us. There’s limits, though, as 57-year old Cathy Bernstein learned, when her Ford Focus called 911 after she hit a truck and a van and fled the scene, according to news reports. It’s pretty sad when your car is the one with the conscience.Police in Florida (of course) say Bernstein hit the truck, and then rear-ended a minivan before leaving the scene. Her Focus was equipped with Ford’s 911 Assist system, part of Ford’s SYNC offerings. The...
  • St. Pete police: Man, woman caught stealing packages with infant in car

    12/09/2015 7:08:45 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    Bay News9 ^ | 12/9/15 | Laurie Davison
    A man and a woman accused of stealing packages before crashing their car in downtown St. Petersburg are in custody at a nearby hospital. According to police, Derick Corbett, 23, was reportedly taking packages from the front porch of a residence in the 400 block of 9th Avenue NE around 4 p.m. Renee Prine was jogging by and noticed what was happening. "At first I just thought he was a Fed Ex delivery man or a UPS man, so I was kind of surprised when I saw him running," she said. She realized what was happening and called police. Corbett...
  • 11-Foot Gator Eats Burglar

    12/08/2015 7:54:55 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 41 replies
    Patch ^ | 12/08/2015 | Sherri Lonon
    Palm Bay, FL – A 22-year-old man reportedly out to burglarize a few homes in Brevard County found out the hard way that crime doesn’t pay. According to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, a burglary suspect they were actively looking for on Nov. 13 realized deputies were hot on his trail and chose to hide near Barefoot Bay lake. That decision proved fatal. While hiding near the water, it seems the burglary suspect, identified as Matthew Riggins, ran afoul of an 11-foot alligator. Seeing easy prey, the gator attacked.
  • Mayor bans Trump after candidate suggests blocking Muslims

    12/07/2015 9:08:14 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 114 replies
    ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. A Florida mayor says he's banning Donald Trump from his city after the Republican presidential candidate called for the U.S. to stop Muslims from entering the country. Playing off of Trump's earlier words, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman tweeted Monday that he was banning Trump "until we fully understand the dangerous threat posed by all Trumps."
  • Admiral reprimanded for drunken, naked escapade at Florida hotel

    12/07/2015 6:26:54 PM PST · by markomalley · 98 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 12/7/15 | Craig Whitlock
    The Navy announced Monday that it has reprimanded a two-star admiral for getting drunk and wandering naked around a Florida beachfront hotel while attending a conference with defense contractors. Rear Adm. David F. Baucom, the director of strategy and policy at the U.S. Transportation Command, became so intoxicated at an upscale beachfront resort in April that he struck his head on a barstool, wet his pants and needed an escort back to his room, according to an investigative report by the Naval Inspector General. A few hours later, still in a haze, Baucom re-emerged from his room without any clothes...
  • Stabbing mistaken for performance art at museum

    12/06/2015 8:11:06 AM PST · by SMGFan · 30 replies
    MIAMI, Fla. — Believing it was part of an art installation, patrons at an art show were slow to react when a woman was stabbed with a utility knife. A fight between two women escalated, leading to one woman stabbing the other in the neck and arms Friday at the at the Art Basel Miami Beach, according to police. The women apparently had gotten into a scuffle near an exhibit by the artist Naomi Fisher. A witness told Fisher that he thought it was part of an exhibit:
  • Report: Fla. man hit by stripper after telling her to 'lose weight'

    12/01/2015 4:54:35 AM PST · by Gamecock · 62 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 11/30/2015
    A Florida man told South Carolina police Monday that a dancer at a strip club struck him four times after he told her she needed to lose weight. Kyle Yeomans, 23, said the dancer, who worked at Derriere's Gentlemen's Club in Myrtle Beach, was "annoying him" and the dancer "kept trying to talk to him and he was tired of it," TV station WMBF reported. WMBF said Yeomans told the dancer that "she should go to the gym and lose weight," which is when she struck him. He told police that his intoxication level was an "11 out of 10"...
  • Florida woman falls asleep in grease dumpster (Woman swears at officers, tries to fight them)

    11/20/2015 6:51:25 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 47 replies
    WPTV ^ | November 17, 2015 | Tara Molina
    Anna Marzita Shinkle is charged with drunken disorderly conduct and resisting an officer after falling asleep at the Lani Kai Island Resort's grease dumpster just before 2 a.m. Saturday, according to an Lee County Sheriff's Office report. "The female was unresponsive and covered in grease with a shirt on and her pants down at her ankles," the report states.
  • Woman Arrested After Fight Over Shoes Turns Fatal: BSO

    11/19/2015 7:55:30 AM PST · by simpson96 · 28 replies
    NBC6 South Florida | 11/19/2015 | Brian Hamacher
    A Pompano Beach, Florida, woman is facing charges after a violent fight with another woman over borrowed shoes turned deadly, authorities said.Cortez Fields, 18, was arrested Monday on a charge of aggravated battery causing bodily harm in the death of Nicole Hewitt, according to a Broward County Sheriff's Office report released Wednesday.Fields appeared in court Wednesday where her bond was set at $7,500. It was unknown if she's hired an attorney.According to the report, Fields went to Hewitt's home in the 300 block of Northwest 6th Street on Saturday night to retrieve a pair of shoes she had let Hewitt...
  • Florida woman charged with running over ex-husband's foot after fight over sex at storage facility

    11/18/2015 4:32:56 AM PST · by simpson96 · 26 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 11/17/2015 | Kate Irby
    MANATEE - A 45-year-old woman was charged with domestic abuse after running over her ex-husband's foot after an argument about having sex in the rear of a storage unit, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Wendy Luper was married to the victim for 12 years, divorced and has gotten back together with him in the past six months, according to an arrest report. The two went to a storage unit in the 5700 block of 14th Street West at 6:54 p.m. Saturday to get some of the victim's stuff.While parked in the rear of the facility, Luper undressed and...
  • Pinellas Deputy drunk at anti-drunk driving event showed up ready to party, skipped training

    11/09/2015 11:36:48 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    WFLA 8 ^ | 11/9/15 | George Mathis
    PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Records just obtained by 8 On Your Side reveal a Pinellas County deputy who was disciplined last month for drunken misbehavior at a Mothers Against Drunk Driving conference in Fort Lauderdale showed up at that July statewide training event prepared to party. “The plot thickens,” said former MADD director and anti-DUI attorney Tom Carey after hearing new details. “It seems to be a lot worse than originally presented.” Michael Szeliga packed a bottle of Jameson Irish whiskey, as part of his luggage, in his sheriff’s patrol car before driving to the Hyatt Regency Pier 66...
  • WATCH: EMPLOYEES, CUSTOMER BRAWL AT FIVE GUYS RESTAURANT IN MIAMI

    11/03/2015 7:31:48 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/3/15 | TRENT BAKER
    Employees at a Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Miami Beach, FL are in hot water after video of a fight with a customer has surfaced. Although it is unclear what started the brawl, NBC New York reports that the customer was drunk and was being loud, but was not physical. The employees then threw cups at the woman, which is when things started to escalate. Five Guys area supervisor Tina Holley released the following statement to NBC 6 via email: The actions displayed in this video are simply unacceptable. We are working with the franchise owner to do a...
  • Miami police: Knife-wielding man dies after being shot with Taser stun gun

    07/06/2015 9:14:13 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 6, 2015 | David Ovalle
    A half-naked knife-wielding man who chased a Miami police officer in Little Havana over the weekend died a day after being shot by Taser stun guns. State agents are now investigating the death of 52-year-old Maximo Rabasa, who had a history of psychiatric problems. The confrontation unfolded Saturday night when a Miami police officer saw Rabasa — clad only in boxer shorts — wielding a knife on the street near Southwest 22nd Avenue and First Street. According to Miami police, the man ran toward the officer, who then locked himself in his patrol car and called for backup.
  • Flight attendant admits he smuggled cocaine in his spandex underwear

    10/29/2015 4:10:38 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 11 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 10/28/2015 | Paula McMahon
    <p>A flight attendant admitted Wednesday that he tried to smuggle more than 6.5 pounds of cocaine into South Florida, concealed inside long-legged spandex compression underwear he wore under his work uniform.</p> <p>Authorities became suspicious of Rohan Myers soon after he arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Sept. 8 as a crew member on Caribbean Airlines Flight 39 from Montego Bay, Jamaica.</p>
  • Police: Daytona Beach Man Attempts to Sell Stolen Car Back to Owner

    10/22/2015 6:02:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    The Daytona Beach News-Journal ^ | Monday, October 19, 2015 | Dominique Brown
    A Daytona Beach man was arrested after police said he tried to sell a stolen vehicle back to its owner. Devin Holt-Thayer, 20, was charged with felony dealing in stolen property and felony grand theft Friday when police got a call from car owner Walter Potts. Potts told police he got a phone call from a man who said someone knew where his stolen car was, according to the police report. Potts was told to meet at the Save-a-Lot, 288 Nova Road, with $150 and someone would bring him his car keys. Officers accompanied Potts, keeping an eye on the...
  • Man on Cellphone Killed By Train in South Florida

    10/22/2015 5:00:37 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | 10/22
    Authorities say a man talking on his cellphone was killed by a train in South Florida. West Palm Beach police say the man was walking near the Regional Transportation Authority tracks Thursday afternoon when he was hit. The Palm Beach Post reports that witnesses told police the man was hit after going under crossing gates. Police didn't immediately identify the man.
  • Cops: Astor Man Told Deputies He Is Creator, Owns World

    10/22/2015 3:48:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10/20 | Ryan Gillespie
    An Astor man was arrested this morning after telling deputies that he was "the creator and owned the world," a Lake County Sheriff's Office arrest affidavit states. While on patrol, a deputy noticed Allen Ramsey, 61, hiding in a bush on the north side of State Road 40, deputies said. The deputy sheriff said Ramsey was watching a worker at the Kangaroo Express, 24421 State Road 40, pick up garbage outside the store, so the deputy asked Ramsey to come out of the bushes, the report states. Ramsey tried to hide himself better, but finally came out of the bush,...
  • 11-Year-Old Cuffed After Hitting Classmate With Toy Gun

    10/22/2015 12:50:39 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    wsvn ^ | Oct 21, 2015
    An 11-year-old South Florida student was handcuffed and arrested, charged with aggravated assault, after he hit another student with a toy gun. According to Miami-Dade Schools Police, a student at Edison Park K-8 Center in Miami assaulted a classmate off campus on Tuesday with what they initially thought was a gun. The parents of another child witnessed the fight and came to the school to report the incident to school officials, Wednesday morning. Miami Schools Police responded, located the student, and officials were able to search his bag, where they located the novelty item. Since the incident occurred off school...
  • One dead, four wounded in shooting at Fort Myers Zombicon

    10/18/2015 5:27:29 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 41 replies
    NBC-2 - ^ | Oct. 18, 2015
    Police are searching for the suspect in the downtown Fort Myers shooting that left one person dead and four others injured. The shooting happened in the 2200 block of First Street around 11:45 p.m. -- while the annual Zombicon event was going on in downtown Fort Myers. Thousands were filling the streets for the city's annual Zombicon Fest when witnesses say they heard eight to ten pops. Many immediately recognized it as gunfire and went running in every direction. Crows of people were running in fear, not knowing what happened.