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This burglar may have gotten caught with his pants down, but Florida authorities are still searching for him.
A burglary caught on camera shows two men breaking into an unlocked car on June 18 in a housing development near West Palm Beach in South Florida.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office told ABC News the men stolen some loose change, a stethoscope valued at $500 and a phone charger. Full Story ⤳
Convinced that one of his neighbors was stealing items from his mailbox, Nicholas Dibble hatched a plot to literally catch the thief red-handed.
Dibble, a 63-year-old Floridian, suspected that his mail was swiped as retaliation by neighbors upset that he had called police about criminal activity in his Bradenton neighborhood. In an interview, Dibble referred to “the drug dealer across the street” and a woman who runs a “house of prostitution next door.”
Dibble, who is disabled, told TSG he has lived in the neighborhood for 25 years, adding that he worked nearly 40 years as a meat cutter for the Publix supermarket chain. Full Story ⤳
A Florida woman is accused of abandoning her 2-year-old son in a restaurant parking lot after she unsuccessfully tried to give him to strangers, police said.
Amber Warner, 31, approached a couple as they were leaving the Kountry Kitchen in Vero Beach and tried to get them to take her son, who she was carrying, Vero Beach police said.
Warner told the couple, “I can’t do it,” and then put the boy on the ground before driving away in a black truck, police said. Full Story ⤳
A man complaining that cannibals were determined to eat his intestines was tased on Monday by Lake County sheriff’s deputies.
According to an arrest affidavit, deputies were called to a Groveland home to a verbal disturbance. After speaking with the suspect, 23-year-old McKade Samuel Crumby, they decided to place him into a mental institution.
Crumbly had been complaining that cannibals wanted to eat his intestines and that he would kill his father if he hindered his drug business. Full Story ⤳
A Spanish-speaking Uber driver was fined $250 at Miami International Airport Sunday morning for violating a county requirement that drivers be able to communicate in English.
The alleged violation left the driver, Carmen Hechevarría, complaining of unfair treatment in a county where Census figures show 73 percent of the population speaks a language other than English at home at least some of the time. Uber said it has never required drivers to be able to speak English, saying the English-language app drivers use to communicate with passengers complies with Miami-Dade’s language rule.
“It says they have to communicate in English,” Uber spokesman Javier Correoso said of the county rule. “It doesn’t say they have to speak English.” Full Story ⤳
Surveillance video captured the moment when a Sarasota, Florida, homeowner fought off would-be robbers, one of which can be seen carrying a shot-gun, with a machete Thursday morning. Full Story ⤳
A Boynton Beach toddler found a loaded pistol in his “My Little Learning” toy box while officials were investigating his home for possible child neglect.
The 3-year-old boy wanted to bring out his toys while officers were in his home, according to a police report. His toy box had several small books in it, but while officers were talking to an adult in the house, the toddler pulled out a black 9mm semi-automatic pistol. One officer immediately took the gun and found a bullet was in the chamber with the safety off. Full Story ⤳
Things kept getting worse and worse for one Century man on Tuesday.
While being held in custody at the Escambia County Judicial Center on an outstanding warrant, authorities searched 25-year-old Colby Satterwhite and found a baggie of meth in the torn seam of his underwear.
Satterwhite was was being searched by Escambia County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) deputies before his transportation to the county jail.
The ECSO said the baggie fell from Satterwhite’s crotch area to the ground.
He was charged with felony possession of meth and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. That is in addition to his original driving while license suspended charge.
Satterwhite posted bail on Wednesday and was released.
An investigative report released Wednesday shows a former city of Gainesville employee, accused of stealing more than $93,000 from the city, spent some of it on a Brazilian butt lift.
The report found that former city staff specialist Natwaina Clark, 33, charged her city-issued credit card 136 times for roughly $61,000 in unauthorized charges, used her bosses’ cards at least 36 more times for an additional $31,000, and spent nearly $900 on a coworker’s card five times between November 2015 and March 2017.
The report also finds department heads acted negligently, allowing city funds to be misspent.
Documents attached to the report show Clark, who was hired in August 2015, funneled roughly $41,000 to her personal PayPal account, linked to her bank account, and that $8,500 of it went toward a Brazilian butt lift. The cosmetic surgery procedure uses fat from one part of the body to augment one’s buttocks.
PayPal transactions were itemized as “decor,” “storage bins,” and “holiday banners.” Full Story ⤳
SIESTA KEY (FOX 13) – A furry feline greeted beach-goers on Siesta Key Wednesday, but this kitty was no house cat.
Bobcats are somewhat common on Siesta Key, but seeing one on the beach was a rare sight for Jake Drost, who took a photo of the large cat. Full Story ⤳