FORT PIERCE — A man police found with pain pills in his pocket said he was unaware of the Percocet in his pants, saying he borrowed the trousers that morning. Full Story »
POLK COUNTY — A 25-year-old man is accused of looting a restaurant after curfew in Polk County on Tuesday. Full Story »
A Port St. Lucie man, trying to do the right thing during Hurricane Irma, learned that no good deed goes unpunished.
He was letting Tarvice Lamar Payne stay at his home in the 900 block of SW Connecticut Terrace during the storm when his guest attacked him, according to Port St. Lucie police.
Payne, 33, of Royal Palm Beach, accused the alleged victim of stealing his drugs, so he punched him and then threatened him with an ax, a police report states. Full Story »
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Police say a Florida woman invited the father of her 4-year-old daughter to join her for “one last drug binge” before she entered a rehab program. Full Story »
From the Marion County Sheriff’s Office FB page:
“CRACK MONEY”: MAN STUFFS OVER $1,000 IN RECTUM IN ATTEMPT TO HIDE IT FROM DEPUTIES
To quote everyone’s mom, “Don’t put that in your mouth, you don’t know where it’s been!!” Full Story »
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A Marion County man attempted to sneak heroin into jail using his prosthetic leg, deputies said.
Deputies said William Conley, 53, was being booked into the Marion County Jail on Thursday when two deputies ordered him to remove his prosthetic leg so they could search it. Full Story »
A Florida man allegedly punched an off-duty sergeant after being confronted for rolling a blunt in public. Full Story »
LEE COUNTY, Fla. –
An officer caught a woman in a Lee County school parent pick-up line snorting cocaine off her iPhone.
The report states the school resource officer at Lexington Middle School spotted Christina Hester, 39, through a second-floor window chopping a white substance on her phone. The officer said he saw Hester use a straw to snort the cocaine. 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.
Chance Richie was drunk and angry at his scooter, so he set it on fire, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
Late Wednesday, deputies found a 2016 Taizhou scooter up in a blaze in the 8600 block of Blind Pass Road in St. Pete Beach. The fire caused minor damage to two cars parked next to it.
All that was left after firefighters were through with the scooter was a scorched mess. Full Story »