Father with baby in car passes out at stoplight, hard lemonade in hand

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A Melbourne dad was on his was to pick up his second child at school, when he passed out at a stoplight.

The car was seen stopped in the middle of Hibiscus Boulevard, near the intersection of U.S. 1.

“He could’ve rolled out in the middle of that intersection. This intersection has accidents all the time,” said eye witness Kathy Hatch.

When police arrived, they found Travis Taffer in the middle of traffic with his engine running and the car in gear… lucky for everyone his foot was somehow on the brake.

He was completely passed out; right hand on the steering wheel, left hand clutching a Mike’s Harder Black Cherry Lemonade.

In the beack seat was a 16-month-old child.

An officer turned the car off safely and woke the father up, who told the officer he was on his way to pick up his other kid from school, but had passed out.

The mother was called to pick them all up according to wesh.com, though they did not report on any charges.

‘Kiss my ass!’ yells Fort Pierce man as he moons police

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Like many nights in Fort Pierce, police were responding to a report of a shirtless drunk man causing trouble.

Austin Lee Young was found outside of an apartment, trying to get in.

Apparently the man who lives at that apartment “made inappropriate statements to his wife,” according to the police report.

Young said he lives nearby.

Police told Young he wasn’t allowed back on the property, and he got upset. Police say he shouted profanity and went back to his apartment. Full Story »

Drunk Florida Man hits 17 cars while trying to park

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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 »