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  • Florida Teacher Charged After Biting Students Over Jar of Pickles: Police

    08/15/2022 12:20:07 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 45 replies
    Newsweek ^ | March 8, 2022 | Jack Beresford
    A Florida teacher is facing criminal charges over allegations she bit two students in a dispute over a jar of pickles. According to WFLA, Bartow police and the Florida state attorney's office have filed two misdemeanor battery charges against Polk County educator Rhonda Rice. She is due to be arraigned on March 31. The charges relate to an alleged incident that took place at Bartow Middle School in October 2021. Kathy Toro told WFLA her 15-year-old nephew and another student were allegedly bitten by Rice, who was working there as a teacher, after she attempted to take a jar of...
  • Florida Man Tries to Flee Deputies on a Riding Lawn Mower

    07/11/2022 2:35:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    MyStateline ^ | Jul 11, 2022
    Florida deputies used a taser to stop a man who tried to avoid arrest by fleeing on a riding lawn mower on Saturday. The Okaloosa County sheriff’s office said it was trying to serve arrest warrants on the 40-year-old man and found him on the mower in a backyard. They shouted at him to stop and get on the ground when he tried to escape on the mower. Deputies chased him on foot before using the taser. When he was finally caught deputies found him with a revolver, a handcuff key and a pipe with methamphetamine residue
  • Video shows DUI arrest of Apopka officer who was 5 times over legal limit, police say

    07/06/2022 5:17:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | July 6, 2022 | Ashley Bermudez, Brenda Argueta
    Oscar Mayorga accused of driving drunk in marked carBody camera video released by the Eustis Police Department shows an Apopka police officer being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in his marked car. The Apopka Police Department said Eustis police conducted a traffic stop on Oscar Mayorga, who was wearing his uniform. Mayorga, 25, was scheduled to work Monday evening when he was stopped, according to a news release. Police said one of his two breath tests was 0.391g/210L, which in nearly five times over the legal limit in Florida. According to an arrest affidavit, there was an...
  • Florida Woman Throws Fake Snake at Deputy After Chase

    05/19/2022 4:58:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    WITN ^ | May. 19, 2022 | Ari Hait
    Florida woman is accused of throwing a rubber snake at a deputy, one of several charges she now faces after a bizarre chase. “Yeah. I think one of the takeaways from this whole thing is that there’s nothing routine about a routine traffic stop,” Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said. Snyder said that routine traffic stop happened at about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. A deputy on a motorcycle tried to pull over a pickup truck when another pickup truck hit the gas hard. So, the deputy chased that truck.
  • Dead Shark Gutted and Hung at Florida High School; Investigation Underway, Officials Say

    05/05/2022 5:01:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    FOX35 ^ | May 5, 2022
    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating after a dead shark was apparently gutted and hung in the courtyard of a Florida high school. Alex AuBuchon, PIO for FWC's Northeast region, said five students at Ponte Vedra High School apparently hung the dead shark from the rafters of the school's courtyard around 9 p.m. Wednesday night. It was reportedly discovered Thursday morning. SNIP Through its investigation, FWC said the shark was reportedly harvested on Tuesday, gutted, and stored in a freezer until it was hung at the school. The investigation is active and officials are conducting interviews, AuBuchon...
  • Florida man watches Spider-Man: No Way Home 292 times to break record

    04/16/2022 9:13:33 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 30 replies
    Guiness World Records ^ | 04/14/2022 | Sanj Atwai
    Ramiro Alanis, from Florida, USA, has reclaimed his record for the most cinema productions attended of the same film, after watching Spider-Man: No Way Home 292 times between 16 December 2021 and 15 March 2022. That’s a total runtime of 720 hours, or 30 days.(snip) In order for each viewing to be successfully counted towards the record total, the movie must be watched independently of any other activity. That means Ramiro couldn’t look at his phone, take a nap, or even go to the bathroom whilst the movie was running. This is something Ramiro learned the hard way when...
  • “The Dumbest Tweet Of All Time”: Twitter Torches Perennial Loser David Hogg Over 2A Comment

    04/03/2022 7:46:35 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 32 replies
    The Blue State Conservative ^ | April 3, 2022 | Hailey Sanibel
    Parkland High alum David Hogg has not done much with his life since experiencing an admittedly horrific and unfathomable terror. Look, politics aside, what Nikolas Cruz did that day is horrendous. Full stop. I am sorry for the victims and the families of victims.However, it’s been really hard to sympathize with some of the survivors since almost the very beginning. People process traumatic events differently, but when kid victims lecture the entire nation over Constitutional rights with which they disagree and have no historical or contextual understanding of – nor grasp basic human nature and common sense – it comes...
  • Attitudes Changing Toward Women in Construction

    04/01/2022 2:41:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 88 replies
    WPTV ^ | Mar 30, 2022 | Tory Dunnan
    South Florida construction boom means more jobs for womenYou may not initially think of women in construction, an industry once dominated by men. But in 2022, during a building boom in South Florida, industry leaders believe things are changing when it comes to gender and jobs. Nekita Whyte works in the South Florida construction business as an assistant operations manager. "I like it because there is a day-to-day challenge," she said. Her boots are on the ground at the job site alongside hundreds of men. Nekita Whyte shares what she likes about working in the construction field. "There is ......
  • What the Hawk? Photo Shows Bird Attacking Florida Deputy

    03/22/2022 1:21:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    Martin County Sheriff’s Office shares picture on FacebookA hawk slammed into a deputy in Florida, scratching his face and nearly knocking him over. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office said Monday in a Facebook post that Corporal Andrew Porcelli was performing security checks when a hawk “bounced off the side of his head.” “All he knew is that the impact nearly knocked him off his feet,” the post stated. SNIP “Fortunately, security footage captured the feisty feather fighter go in for the dive with a precision T-bone hit to the target. With no warning to dodge the incoming thump, Porcelli sustained...
  • Florida Woman Jasmine Martinez Uses Pandemic Loan to Hire Hitman to Murder Rival

    02/17/2022 1:09:46 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 16, 2022 | Mark Lungariello
    A Florida woman used money from a pandemic relief loan to hire a hitman to murder a rival who had dated her ex-boyfriend, police said. Jasmine Martinez allegedly used the federal Paycheck Protection Program to pay a gunman who fatally shot Le’Shonte Jones and wounded her 3-year-old son in a broad daylight attack outside her Miami apartment on May 3, 2021, NBC 6 reported. Martinez had withdrawn more than $10,000 in the days before the shooting, after she netted $15,000 from the federal government she applied for to help her single-employee beauty salon, according to an arrest warrant cited by...
  • Woman’s “body” found on side of Georgia national forest trail turns out to be life-sized doll

    02/10/2022 11:25:46 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    WSB-TV 2 ^ | February 06, 2022
    Deputies responding to reports of a woman’s body found along a hiking trail in Middle Georgia ended up with an even odder case on their hands. The “body” turned out to be a life-sized doll, complete with clothes and accessories. Deputies were called to reports of a body found along a trail in the Hitchiti National Forest north of Macon. Deputies couldn’t help but breathe a sigh of relief and poke a little bit of fun at the discovery on Facebook. “Never missing the opportunity, the crime scene was appropriately processed and the evidence was collected and brought to the...
  • YouTube Prankster Arrested After Orchestrating Fake 911 Call Where Car Was Full of Coca-Cola Instead of Drugs: Florida Police

    02/08/2022 11:37:55 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Yahoo News! ^ | Tue, February 8, 2022 | Lindsay Dodgson
    YouTuber King Cid, who has 2 million subscribers on the platform, was last week arrested after he and his friends in January misused 911 as part of a YouTube "coke" prank, according to police. Cid, whose legal name is Jason Cid, in a video uploaded to his YouTube channel showed the January 27 incident. In the video, Cid told a friend call local police about "weird, suspicious activities" at a gas station in Southern Florida. But the car the friend reported to the dispatcher was the one occupied by Cid and his friends. Cid was charged with the third-degree felony...
  • Vito Corleone, 15, Shot by Police After Wild Florida Car Chase

    02/01/2022 5:22:11 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 1, 2022 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A 15-year-old Florida boy who shares the name of the iconic, fictional crime boss portrayed by Marlon Brando in “The Godfather” faces multiple charges after a wild chase that ended in him being shot by authorities, according to reports. Vito Corleone-Venisee was charged with aggravated assault Friday in connection to the pursuit by Miami-Dade authorities that left him paralyzed from the neck down, the Miami Herald reported. Young Vito and two other people were on their way to a car meetup in a 2021 Dodge Challenger on Jan. 16 when authorities spotted a stolen vehicle, a Dodge Charger, next to...
  • Man Disguised Himself as Woman in Volusia County Armed Robberies, Deputies Say

    01/09/2022 1:30:26 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | January 4, 2022 | Brenda Argueta
    John M. Graham, 33, and Klandi Brooks, 24, arrested TuesdayA man who dressed as a woman to carry out two robberies was arrested along with another man in Volusia County, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies said John M. Graham, 33, is accused of robbing two stores and Klandi Brooks, 24, is accused of helping Graham flee. The sheriff’s office said Graham is accused of robbing a Circle K store clerk at gunpoint in DeBary just before 3 a.m. Tuesday, demanding cigarettes and money. Deputies said surveillance video of the robbery shows a man wearing a black hat, black wig,...
  • Florida woman poisons boyfriend’s drink because he ‘wouldn’t shut up’

    12/19/2021 12:56:14 PM PST · by simpson96 · 19 replies
    NBC2 News ^ | 12/18/2021 | Staff
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FIRSTCOASTNEWS) — A Jacksonville woman allegedly poisoned her boyfriend’s drink because he wouldn’t stop talking. Alvis Parrish, 54, is facing charges of poisoning food or water with intent to kill or injure. According to an arrest report from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home on Dec. 7 in reference to a poisoning. When law enforcement got there, Parrish was sitting on her front porch yelling at them, reported local NBC/ABC affiliate First Coast News. As deputies got closer to her, Parrish reportedly said, “Yeah, I did it… because he wouldn’t shut the f*** up.” As...
  • Florida Woman Poisons Boyfriend’s Drink Because He ‘Wouldn’t Shut Up’

    12/17/2021 3:13:56 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 49 replies
    NBC2 ^ | Thu December 16, 2021
    A Jacksonville woman allegedly poisoned her boyfriend’s drink because he wouldn’t stop talking. Alvis Parrish, 54, is facing charges of poisoning food or water with intent to kill or injure. According to an arrest report from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home on Dec. 7 in reference to a poisoning. When law enforcement got there, Parrish was sitting on her front porch yelling at them, reported local NBC/ABC affiliate First Coast News. As deputies got closer to her, Parrish reportedly said, “Yeah, I did it… because he wouldn’t shut the f*** up.” As she was being handcuffed,...
  • CT Judge Orders Arrest of Florida Man Whose Lawyer Says He's Dead

    11/15/2021 1:53:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Connecticut Post ^ | Nov. 13, 2021 | Ethan Fry
    A judge ordered a Florida man arrested after he missed a court date last week on charges he helped scam an 82-year-old Milford woman out of $83,000 — despite the fact that the man’s lawyer said his client died months ago. Johnny Masesa, 45, was due in court Nov. 4 on a first-degree larceny charge connected to the 2018 theft from the woman, who told police a man claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House sweepstakes called her saying she “was in the running for a prize,” but needed to transfer money to claim it. Over the course of a...
  • Florida ‘Teacher of the Year’ charged with child abuse against student days after honor: report

    11/02/2021 6:49:23 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 20 replies ^ | November 1, 2021 | Staff
    A "Teacher of the Year" in Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly struck a minor in the face – causing a nosebleed – after the student posted a message on Instagram questioning the educator's selection for the top honor, according to a report. Caroline Melanie Lee, the 60-year-old teacher at Darnell-Cookman Middle/High School, was subsequently arrested. She denied ever striking the student, The Florida Times-Union reported, citing the arrest report. The paper described troubling allegations from a student. The alleged incident occurred after some Instagram commenters questioned Lee being tapped for the honor, the paper reported. One issue that...
  • Pizza Sauce Helps Lead to Arrest of Suspected Car Burglar in Volusia

    10/29/2021 4:47:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | October 28, 2021 | Thomas Mates
    Deputies are crediting a smear of red sauce and a pizza box with helping to nab a man accused of breaking into at least two cars in Deltona. SNIP Deputies said they found what appeared to be marinara on the interior of a car door. A few houses down the road, an empty pizza box was found near another car that had been broken into, records show. Investigators said a 9mm handgun and an old concealed weapons permit were taken from this vehicle. As deputies canvased the neighborhood, they said they spoke with a woman who said Smith, an acquaintance...
  • Former Florida porn star gets 10-year sentence for role in fatal shooting of a man found in shallow grave

    10/26/2021 5:17:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | October 22, 2021 | Lillian Hernández Caraballo
    A 24-year-old Florida former porn star was sentenced on Oct. 6 to 10 years in prison for her role in the shooting and killing of a man in July of 2020, court records show. Lauren Wambles, known also by her performer name, Aubrey Gold, pleaded no contest to an accessory after the fact to second-degree murder with a firearm charge in the death of 51-year-old Raul Guillen, according to court records. Her sentence includes five years felony probation. Guillen was reported missing on Jul. 4, 2020; his body was not found until Aug. 25, 2020, when police search and rescue...