ACWORTH, Ga. – Two Floridians who fled to metro Atlanta to escape Hurricane Irma credit a local police department with helping them recover from a freak accident here that almost cost them their lives. Full Story »
A Jimmy John’s delivery cyclist was hit in a downtown crosswalk Thursday afternoon by a Miami police officer driving an unmarked car.
But it was the sandwich deliveryman who went to jail. For 12 hours.
Mason Morales was arrested for criminal mischief after he threw his bike against the car in anger, then handcuffed in the middle of the street and placed in a cell at the Turner Guilford Knight Correction Center until his mother bailed him out at 3 a.m. Friday. Full Story »
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A Daytona Beach woman is accused of crashing her car while driving on the wrong side of the road then urinating herself and yelling racial slurs as officers tried to arrest her, according to police. Full Story »
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Wednesday, police arrested a Cape Coral man suspected of drunk driving, but it wasn’t any ordinary DUI case. Full Story »
DAVENPORT, Fla. – A 25-year-old Orlando man was arrested on DUI charges after he struck 17 parked vehicles at an apartment complex in Osceola County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Tony Futch was arrested and booked into the Osceola County Jail.
The FHP said troopers were called to The Gate Apartments in Davenport for a report of an impaired driver.
Troopers said Futch was driving a blue 2003 Chevrolet Blazer and struck 17 vehicles in eight different crashes as he kept trying to park his SUV. Full Story »
CRESTVIEW, Florida (WKRG) — According to Crestview police, a 32-year old Freeport man is in custody following a Saturday night rampage.
The rampage caused more than $100,000 in damage to the liquor store under construction at the Crestview Wal-mart and to construction equipment.
Five people were injured after a vehicle ran a red light and rammed into a Disney World bus Sunday evening, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers say Ritesh Bhagani, 34, of Winter Garden was driving on Buena Vista Drive about 6:30 p.m. when he ran a red light at Osceola Parkway, highway patrol Sgt. Kim Montes said. Full Story »
Elton Jones got into an argument with a security guard as he was leaving a North Miami-Dade strip joint early Monday morning, police said.
Moments later the fight escalated into a man being hit by a car, two car crashes, gunfire and ultimately Jones being detained and taken to the hospital with bullet wounds.
“He hits a security guard. The security guard begins shooting,” said Miami-Dade police Detective Jennifer Capote. “He crashes into a parked vehicle, but he keeps going.” Full Story »
CAPE CORAL, Fla. A house was deemed unsafe Monday after the man who lives there accidentally backed a rental truck into his garage on Southwest 12th Court. Full Story »