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  • Man Plotted ‘Mass Casualty’ Attack At Tesla Event Attended By Elon Musk, Officials Say

    12/01/2023 12:27:46 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 16 replies
    OAN ^ | 12/1/23 | James Meyers
    A Florida man has been arrested for allegedly planning to commit a mass casualty incident at a Tesla-sponsored event hosted by CEO Elon Musk. Advertisement According to a Travis County arrest warrant, Paul Ryan Overeem, 28, was booked on suspicion of making a terrorist threat, which is a third-degree felony. Authorities said that on November 9th, the 28-year-old, going by the handle “ufotnoitalumis,” made many online threats against Tesla’s Cybertruck promotional event in Austin, Texas, on Thursday. He conveyed these messages via an Instagram exchange. The threats included: “But yeah so at teh (sic) Tesla event I’m planning to attach...
  • Florida man throws package of Oreos at wife while arguing over empty coffee maker: officials

    11/29/2023 7:07:37 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies
    FOX News ^ | November 21, 2023 | Adam Sabes
    A Florida man allegedly threw a package of Oreo cookies at his wife while the two were arguing over their empty coffee maker. Deputies wrote in an affidavit that John Sandoval, 70, was arrested Saturday morning after he allegedly threw the package of Oreo cookies at his wife while the two argued over their coffee maker that had no water in it, according to FOX 35. According to Lake County Sheriff's deputies, the couple, who has been married for over 40 years, got into a verbal argument while sitting at a table. At some point, Sandoval allegedly became "aggressive" and...
  • Florida Woman Stabbed Boyfriend's Eye with Rabies Needles for 'Looking at Other Women': Cops

    11/29/2023 12:19:58 PM PST · by Red Badger · 59 replies ^ | 11/28/2023 11:58 AM PT | Staff
    When she was apprehended, Sandra Jimenez allegedly told police her boyfriend's injuries were self-inflicted. A Florida woman is facing charges of aggravated battery after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the eye with two rabies needles over the weekend. According to an arrest report via Fox 35 Orlando, Sandra Jimenez, 44, was cuffed on Saturday after police in Miami say she got into an argument with her boyfriend of eight years, Miguel Tellez. Police were actually called to the hospital, where they spoke with the victim. It was Tellez who claimed the pair had an "ongoing argument" about him "looking at...
  • Shocking moment Florida man, 34, PUNCHES elderly shopper in his 80s in the face twice in random attack in Walmart

    11/23/2023 7:05:42 AM PST · by Morgana · 50 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 23, 2023 | Dolores Chang
    A Florida man has been arrested and charged after he was caught on camera viciously punching an elderly shopper at a Walmart last month. Joseph Albert McFadden, 34, has been accused of aggravated battery on elderly after he was seen brutally punching the victim twice in his face and fleeing the scene. The unsettling attack occurred on October 11 at around 10am, as the victim, in his 80s, was leaving Walmart in Lauderdale Lakes with a shopping bag in his hands. McFadden was arrested at another Walmart in the county last week after the store's security staff identified him and...
  • ATF: Panama City lawyer attempted to blow up Chinese embassy(Florida)

    11/11/2023 1:00:08 PM PST · by devane617 · 20 replies
    mypanhandle ^ | 11/09/2023
    A Panama City man placed an explosive-filled backpack near the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. and then attempted to set it off with a rifle, according to federal authorities. Christopher Rodriguez is charged by the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms with damaging property occupied by a foreign government, possession of explosive materials during the commission of a federal felony, malicious use of explosive materials, and possession of an unregistered firearm. An ATF agent wrote in an arrest warrant that Rodriguez placed 15 pounds of a binary explosive mixture in a backpack and left it near the back wall and...
  • Breaking: Cross-Dressing Baptist Pastor Commits Suicide Days After Being Exposed

    11/04/2023 9:40:58 AM PDT · by Morgana · 50 replies
    Protestia ^ | November 4, 2023 | staff
    FL Copeland, the Smiths Station pastor who was recently exposed as leading a double life as a perverted cross-dressing Instagram model, took his own like earlier this afternoon, according to Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones. It was only two days ago that Copeland stood in front of his church and gave a defiant a non-apology apology to his congregation, insisting: “This will not cause my life to change. This will not waver my devotion to my family, to serving my city, and serving my church… I have nothing to be ashamed of.” Earlier today, law enforcement received a request for...
  • Florida man arrested for open carrying loaded gun at bar, police say: 'It was Halloween, I could try'

    11/03/2023 4:08:23 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 12 replies
    Fox35 Orlando ^ | 11/1/2023 | Dani Medina
    DELAND, Fla. - A Florida man was arrested after he was found openly carrying a loaded gun at a DeLand hotspot, according to police. Michael Ribar was arrested and charged with two counts of open carrying of weapons after concerned citizens alerted deputies to Cafe DaVinci just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday. The 22-year-old man allegedly had a visible handgun on his right hip, a black 9mm handgun with three loaded magazines, according to the DeLand Police Department. He was also wearing a bulletproof vest and a tactical belt with two handcuffs, a baton and medical kit. The baton is...
  • Driver of ‘Booty Patrol’ truck that resembled Border Patrol is cited in Florida

    11/02/2023 8:17:26 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 31 replies
    NBC ^ | 11-1-23 | Phil Helsel
    A Florida man was cited this week for driving a truck that was painted similar to the look of Border Patrol vehicles but read “Booty Patrol” on the back, authorities said. The driver was pulled over Sunday and cited under a law that deals with prohibited vehicle lights that resemble those of law enforcement or other officials, the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. On Monday, the sheriff’s office posted photos of the truck on social media to raise awareness about people impersonating authorities. Photos of the white truck showed it had “Booty Patrol” on the back and side panels...
  • Florida woman hurls sausage at gas station cashier during heated argument, deputies say

    10/26/2023 8:40:45 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 50 replies
    Fox35 Orlando ^ | 10/09/2023 | Dani Medina
    MARION COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida woman was arrested after she threw a sausage and Coke can at a gas station cashier during a heated altercation, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. De'Asia Cobb was arrested and charged with battery and disorderly conduct after the incident that unfolded last Wednesday at the Kwik King gas station at 3511 NE 36th Ave. in Ocala, according to an arrest affidavit. The cashier told deputies that the incident started when Cobb confronted her, saying she could have handled her two transactions at once, the arrest affidavit said. The two reportedly shouted racial...
  • Florida man arrested, suspect on the run after stealing $1.6 million worth of liquor from warehouse

    10/29/2023 4:10:55 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 18 replies
    Fox13 News ^ | 10/27/2023 | Staff
    GIBSONTON, Fla. - A Florida man was arrested and another suspect is on the run after investigators said they stole $1.6 million worth of liquor from a Hillsborough County warehouse. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said they've arrested Miguel Angel Artiles Rivas, 33, and are continuing to search for the second suspect that they've identified as Ruth Melly Cardero, 54. Authorities said a group of suspects stole about 1.6 million worth of liquor from a liquor distribution center in Gibsonton using at least two semi-trailers. This happened over several days between July 7-10, HCSO officials said. Detectives said the suspects...
  • Florida Man Harasses Alligator Until It’s Time To Pay The Price

    10/26/2023 10:27:36 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 22 replies
    Whiskey riff ^ | 25 Oct 2023 | Jacob Dillon
    You can’t fix stupid and you can’t teach common sense, and as most people in Florida know, alligators are nothing to play around with. They are literally dinosaurs from a different time period, and they have the ferocity to match that. These old prehistoric beasts are straight up savages.
  • Florida man finds large iguana in his toilet

    10/26/2023 6:07:20 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    UPI ^ | 25 October 2023 | By Ben Hooper
    VIDEO AT LINK............ Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A Florida man found an iguana in the bowl of his toilet and documented the experience on video. Gary Greenspan, of Hollywood, recorded video when he found the invasive lizard lurking in his commode. "There's nothing like getting up in the morning and finding an iguana in your toilet," Greenspan says in the video. "It is alive." His narration says he summoned a trapper to remove the iguana. "I don't know if it was just looking for a spa day or what, but it's huge," Greenspan says. "Once they remove it, I'll be...
  • Inaugural ‘Florida Man Games’ seeking contestants Competitions include pool noodle jousting, outrunning the police, beer belly sumo wrestling and more

    10/26/2023 8:58:51 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10-24-23 | PATRICK CONNOLLY
    Whether it’s riding a human-sized hamster wheel across the Atlantic Ocean or wielding a machete in a road rage incident, the notorious Florida Man always seems to be making headlines for another “truth is stranger than fiction” kind of story. Next year, a Florida-style competition aims to give Sunshine State residents a chance to compete in tests of beer belly sumo wrestling, evading the police and knocking each other into the mud with pool noodles. The Florida Man Games are coming to St. Augustine for the first time on Feb. 24. The event was dreamt up by Pete Melfi, a...
  • Crazy moment motorcyclist zips between semi-trucks and cars on a busy freeway - before crashing and suffering more than 20 fractures: 'Thankfully I made it out alive and didn't lose any limbs'

    10/25/2023 5:38:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/25/23 | Dominic Yeatman
    A Florida biker says he has 'learned his lesson' after posting heart-stopping footage of the 140mph crash that nearly killed him. The motorcyclist who calls himself 'Street Demon PC' won a fanatical online following with tailcam videos of his highly illegal speeding through traffic-choked roads at speeds in excess of 100mph. His audience feared the worst after he went silent for months before he told them he had only just recovered enough to post film of the crash that cost him more than 20 broken bones. 'I'll be back to ride again one day, but not like I used to,'...
  • Florida Man Johnny Yates didn't want the cops to know where he was, so he did exactly what you’d expect a Florida Man to do.

    10/18/2023 7:26:21 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 24 replies
    Not The Bee ^ | Oct 18, 2023 | Staff
    Truly, we must thank the Florida Man for being a constant and relentless innovator, someone who isn't afraid to take risks and try new things. Who else among us would be bold enough to try a new evasive tactic like this? It's bold. It's visionary. It's Florida Man: A Florida man wanted by the cops tried to throw them off his trail by placing a big sign outside his house, reading: "Johnny Yates does NOT live here!!" It didn't work. No, it didn't work. But you tell me: Why shouldn't it have worked? Look at this genius setup! The cops...
  • Florida teacher savagely beaten unconscious by 270lb autistic student after she told him to stop playing his Nintendo Switch REFUSES to back lighter sentence as he faces up to 30 years in prison

    10/13/2023 8:43:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 125 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 13, 2023 | Alice Wright
    A Florida teacher who was beaten senseless by a 270 pound student has refused to support a lighter sentence for the teen. High school teacher Joan Naydich was violently attacked by Brendan Depa, then 17, in February after she told him to stop playing on his Nintendo Switch. The autistic teen was seen on video punching and kicking the educator in the back and head until she lay on the ground unconscious. Eventually the 6-foot-6 teen, now 18, was pulled away and restrained by other staff. Naydich, was taken to a local hospital and treated after the assault. Depa, reportedly...
  • 300-pound Villager sentenced after stalking resident’s grandson

    10/09/2023 12:15:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    The Villages-News ^ | October 8, 2023 | Staff Report
    A 300-pound Villager who stands 6 feet 4 inches tall has been sentenced after stalking a resident’s grandson he met through an online dating application. Russell Edward Thompson, 54, of the Village of Springdale, has been placed on probation for three years after pleading no contest last month in Sumter County Court to charges of burglary and theft. A charge of stalking, a charge of criminal mischief and two additional counts of theft were dismissed as part of the plea deal. A man who was living with his 73-year-old grandmother in Village of Santo Domingo met Thompson through an online...
  • 'I'm gonna keep calling 911 back!' Florida man charged for repeatedly calling emergency services: Deputies

    10/01/2023 4:45:06 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 3 replies
    Fox35 News ^ | 09/29/2023 | Staff
    SUMMERFIELD, Fla. - A 56-year-old Florida man was arrested for calling 911 multiple times over two days, according to Marion County deputies. On September 25, deputies said they responded to a dispute between James William Jubane and his neighbor. Jubane reportedly tried ordering deputies to conduct their investigation as he demanded. While deputies were still on the scene, Jubane began to call 911. Deputies said they explained to Jubane that if he had concerns he wanted to address with a supervisor, he could call the sheriff; 's non-emergency number. About an hour after the deputies left the area and continuing...
  • Matt Gaetz Backs Down on McCarthy Ouster as House Speaker—for Now

    10/02/2023 12:07:38 PM PDT · by Dr. Franklin · 66 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | October 3, 2023 | Brett Bachman
    Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL)—who has been making enemies in recent days of members of his own party over his incessant campaign to oust House Speaker Kevin McCarthy—didn’t offer a motion to do so Monday as was widely expected, though he still promised to do so later in the week. As justification for his delay, Gaetz said he wanted more details on a “secret side deal” that he accused McCarthy of making with President Joe Biden on Ukraine funding—though it’s unclear whether such a deal has actually been struck. “Members of the Republican Party might vote differently on a motion to...
  • Top DeSantis Influencer EJECTED From GOP Debate After Harassing Kari Lake

    09/28/2023 2:43:33 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 28 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | WILLIAM UPTON
    Florida blogger and Ron DeSantis campaign influencer Chris Nelson was ejected from the Republican primary debate in Simi Valley, California after harassing Kari Lake and other debate guests. In the hours prior to the event, Nelson posted a series of videos to X (formerly Twitter) that show him shouting at Lake and others. In one video, he can be heard ranting about former President Donald Trump – suggesting his supporters intend to make him ‘Emperor of the United States.’Nelson has become a fairly regular figure among the DeSantis campaign’s online trolls, routinely attacking Trump supporters. Sources close to Nelson have...