Fort Myers Woman claims to have found an iguana leg in her pizza sauce

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Imagine you’re making a pizza and as the last bit of sauce pours out of the jar, a severed iguana leg falls onto your pie.

This happened to Suzanne Abercrombie of Fort Myers, after buying a 14-ounce jar of Mantia’s pizza sauce from Save-a-Lot and using it for several days.

Abercrombie became ill after making her first pizza. She only used half the jar and never noticed the mystery ingredient inside.

She recalls:

“I got really sick, I stayed in bed and called off work.”

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Traffic stop leads to meth arrest in Silver Springs

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On Friday, June 30, 2017, MCSO Deputy Jason Hunt was leaving a call for service and observed defendant Tina AnnMarie Gilmour (DOB: 12/08/1988) turning north onto SE 170th Avenue Road from East Highway 40 in a red Ford pickup truck. Deputy Hunt had just issued Gilmour a Notice to Appear several days beforehand for Driving while License Suspended or Revoked, soooo he knew she shouldn’t be driving! Deputy Hunt attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Gilmour’s vehicle, and Gilmour began to flee. But when Deputy Hunt began to pursue her, Gilmour had a change of heart..she immediately pulled over, got out of the vehicle and quickly put her hands behind her back so Deputy Hunt could take her into custody. Full Story »

Florida Woman grabs deputy’s crotch, won’t let go

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CRESTVIEW – A woman who grabbed a deputy’s crotch and refused to let go was charged with battery on a law enforcement officer and simple assault.

The 35-year-old Crestview woman, whose house was too cluttered to allow officers to enter safely, also armed herself with a hammer before coming out of the house.

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies had gone to the home on Sandy Lane after getting a report about a disturbance.

The suspect was in her bedroom, but deputies noted that “excessive clutter” kept them from going in. Full Story »

Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed

In this June 16, 2017 file photo, Dalia Dippolito listens to attorneys and Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley discuss jury instructions in her third attempted murder trial in West Palm Beach, Fla. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley is scheduled Friday, July 21 to sentence Dippolito, who was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder. She was recorded on video and audio in 2009 as she plotted to kill Michael Dippolito, telling an undercover detective she was "5,000 percent sure" she wanted her husband dead.(Lannis Waters /Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool)
In this June 16, 2017 file photo, Dalia Dippolito listens to attorneys and Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley discuss jury instructions in her third attempted murder trial in West Palm Beach, Fla. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley is scheduled Friday, July 21 to sentence Dippolito, who was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder. She was recorded on video and audio in 2009 as she plotted to kill Michael Dippolito, telling an undercover detective she was “5,000 percent sure” she wanted her husband dead.(Lannis Waters /Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool)

A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious characters.

Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley imposed the sentence on Dalia Dippolito, who was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder. She was recorded on video and audio in 2009 as she plotted to have Michael Dippolito killed, telling an undercover detective she was “5,000 percent sure” she wanted her husband dead. Full Story »

Florida Woman’s Gun Accidentally Discharges, Shoots Mall at Millenia Shopper in Leg

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a weapon that accidentally discharged outside a Florida mall has injured one person.

First responders arrived to the scene about 7:45 p.m.

The Orlando Sentinel reports the shooting happened outside the Mall at Millenia on Saturday. Orlando police Lt. Robert Terrell says a handgun in a woman’s purse accidentally fired a bullet through her bag and hit the victim in the lower leg.

Terrell said the shooting happened outside the mall, near the Macy’s department story. He said the injury was not life-threatening.

Terrell says the victim was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Further details have not been released.

This is actually pretty common in Florida… browse through our “Accidental Gunfire” tags for more miserable Florida hilarity

Naked Instagram Model Attacks an Officer in Clearwater

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Brissa Dominguez-Garcia, an Instagram model with over 70,000 followers, got kicked out of the Edge Hotel in Clearwater Wednesday night, after causing a disturbance.

The night manager told her she was no longer welcome on the property, but instead of leaving she simply walked into another guest’s room, as revealed by security.

When police officers showed up to remove her, they found her completely naked. Full Story »

Florida Woman Trusts a Stranger to Borrow Her Car along with Her 4-Year-Old Daughter

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At Santa Rosa Medical Center, Miranda McCoy let a stranger borrow her car along with her 4 year old daughter to get “a strawberry milkshake…” She trusted him because he was “like a gentleman, and very charming.” The man never returned. Details are not yet provided, but the 4 year old girl, Alanda McCoy, was safely found the next day, after a Florida Amber Alert was issued. Both Alanda and her 12 year old sister are in DFCS custody and staying at their aunt’s home.

Miranda McCoy: Hasn’t Seen Daughter Since She Was Found Safely

Miranda McCoy says she still hasn’t seen her daughter little 4 year old Alanda McCOy after she trusted William Billy Kavachk with her at Santa Rosa Medical Center. Miranda’s mother is a patient at the hospital.

“Within a few minutes he introduced himself, like a gentle man was very charming, and he said is there anything I can get for you, and she said a strawberry milk shake will be great, you know,” says McCoy.

She says that simple request from her ill mother turned into a search for her daughter. Full Story »