Joseph DiNovo owns a house at 30152 Coconut Highway, but like most people in the Keys, lives elsewhere. Full Story »
A homeless Broward County man was arrested over the weekend after authorities alleged he ran naked and intoxicated through the parking lot of a West Palm Beach Wal-Mart. Full Story »
A 62-year-old man died after he was sucker punched while sitting outside a gas station in the Florida Keys, news reports say.
Steven Sanderson, who is homeless, was outside a Chevron station on Friday night when Fred R. Hauch, 53, hit him, the FlKeyNews reports. Sanderson struck his head when he fell to the ground; he died on Sunday at a Miami hospital.
Sanderson was speaking poorly about an employee at the Chevron gas station when Hauch asked another employee inside if he wanted him to punch Sanderson, according to an arrest report obtained by the FLKeysNews.
The employee thought Hauch was joking and said “yes.” Full Story »
MERRITT ISLAND, Florida – A Florida man is in jail after he allegedly threatened another man with a machete to make him to steal beer from a Walmart in Merritt Island, Florida.
The victim was inside his friend’s boat in a wooded area near Kiwanis Island park that is just west of the Walmart Supercenter located at 1500 East Merritt Island Causeway. Full Story »
DAYTONA BEACH — A homeless man stole a forklift from behind a Best Buy store, moved some large boxes to a neighboring parking lot and then took the machine for a spin on Williamson Boulevard, police said.
After a Daytona Beach police officer stopped him and asked him what he was doing, Bradley Barefoot said he wanted to drive because it was better than walking, according to the arrest report.
Barefoot was driving the forklift around 4 a.m., although the machine had no lights on and it wasn’t street legal, the report said.
Barefoot, 43, was charged with one count of grand theft. He is being held on $5,000 bail at the Volusia County Branch Jail. Full Story »
Meet Ronny Scott Hicks. Age 54. Extensive DUI record. This man was arrested on a bridge in Palm Bay and charged with a DUI… in his motorized wheelchair. This happened in the middle of the night, when the freaks come out.
According to the police, he was blocking several lanes of traffic on this bridge, and reeked of alcohol. After refusing to take a field sobriety test he was arrested. These cops also offered to get him treatment for the mysterious head wound that he had wrapped up, but he refused help.
With two DUI’s in 2013 and one in 1998, this man is no stranger to boozed up joy rides. His past convictions don’t mention if he was driving a wheelchair or not though…
There exists a $5,000 bond, so if you need a great chauffeur who works hard even when he has an open, leaking wound on his head, release this man and hire him immediately. This is truly a dedicated driver.Ronny Scott Hicks was drunk driving in his wheelchair and blocking traffic.
So for today’s WTF Florida we celebrate Ronny Hicks for blocking traffic in his motorized wheelchair on a busy bridge. And of course he was piss drunk, how else could this happen?
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So this Florida Man found a human skull and decided to play with it. Waltzing into a grocery store in south Florida, he kindly entertained the customers with a puppet show.
“He was using it as a puppet,” said Nick Pecoraro… “It smelled like death.”