POLK COUNTY — A 25-year-old man is accused of looting a restaurant after curfew in Polk County on Tuesday. Full Story »
If you happened upon Clearwater beach last Sunday afternoon in celebration of Labor Day, you may have spotted some of the indigenous Florida wildlife, called “Trampites,” happily at play. Full Story »
PALM BEACH, Fla. – Thomas Baker, the captain of an overturned 72-foot yacht who admitted to drinking Long Island Ice Teas last year, reached a plea deal in his case.
Baker pled guilty Friday to recklessly operating a vessel and will no longer be prosecuted for boating under the influence. Full Story »
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.
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 »
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 »
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Wednesday, police arrested a Cape Coral man suspected of drunk driving, but it wasn’t any ordinary DUI case. Full Story »
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 »
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 »
LAKE WORTH, Fla. – A South Florida man faces a manslaughter charge in the death of his wife, 30 years after he claimed she committed suicide.
James O’Neil, 83, of Lake Worth, was arrested Thursday after a monthslong secret between him and his daughter was revealed. Full Story »