Vero Beach (WTFF) – A drunk Florida man arrested on a DUI charge started singing Journey on his way to jail. Full Story »
Groveland (WTFF) – A Florida man driving around with no pants and no license is facing several drug charges. Full Story »
Volusia County (WTFF) – A Florida man was arrested on Saturday night after driving like an idiot on I-4. Full Story »
Astor (WTFF) – A Florida man caught driving with a suspended license and the wrong tag on his truck was arrested without a struggle. Full Story »
Eustis (WTFF) – A Florida man is facing a litany of charges after driving drunk. Full Story »
Lady Lake (WTFF) – A drunk Central Florida woman was arrested after slamming a golf cart into some landscaping. Full Story »
Ocala (WTFF) – A Florida woman is in jail after causing crash that killed a 60-year-old woman, according to the FHP. Full Story »
This Monday marks the end of Leesburg Bikefest (known simply as “bahk fast” by the locals). It involves motorcycles, alcohol, ass & titties, hair metal bands, and lots and lots of cheap beer. Doctors and lawyers come from all over to cosplay as renegade bikers. Locals show up and party. Dealers show up and sell meth and cocaine. Vendors sell expensive cheap beer. Hippies and locals sell weed. Old hair metal bands go on stage with oxygen tanks. Bikini contests take place. Copious amounts of alcohol and carnival food are sold. Bikes ride up and down Main Street. It’s pretty fun.
Needless to say, the arrest affidavits are always interesting during these times. Here’s just about everything from Lake County this past weekend, put into a very brief format (City – Charges – Extra details). It’s pretty sloppily written, but there were a shitload of arrests and we’re short staffed. Enjoy!
Sorrento (WTFF) – A Florida man driving straight with his left blinker on was pulled over and arrested for driving with a suspended license. Full Story »
Lady Lake (WTFF) – A Florida man who was allegedly driving drunk through Lake County offered the arresting officer a handjob. Full Story »
Lady Lake (WTFF) – A Central Florida man was arrested after stealing an ambulance from a hospital in the world’s largest retirement community. Full Story »
Wellington (WTFF) – A drunk Miami woman was arrested for driving a vehicle containing her child and an open 12-pack of beer. Full Story »
The Villages (WTFF) – Deputies arrested a Villager who violated a DUI probation originating in Sumter County. Full Story »
Manatee County (WTFF) – Gary Kompothecras was arrested on DUI charges early Thursday morning. Full Story »
Cape Coral (WTFF) – Florida Man tried to prove his sobriety to a cop by doing a cartwheel. He failed. The cop’s body cam caught the whole thing on video. Full Story »
Spring Hill (WTFF) – A man from Tampa was arrested for a DUI on Wednesday after he allegedly drove through a bank drive-thru believing it was a Taco Bell restaurant. Full Story »
Milton (WTFF) – Florida Man was arrested on Saturday for a DUI and fleeing the scene of an accident after he allegedly drove his vehicle into an attorney’s office. Full Story »
Seffer (WTFF) – A Citrus County mother drunkenly crashed her car into several vehicles on I-4 while her 2-year-old son was inside the car. Full Story »
(WTFF) – A 53-year-old Polk City woman was arrested near Lakeland on charges of DUI and animal neglect.
It was right around 1:30 pm on a Thursday afternoon in Polk County.
Full Story »
Palm Beach (WTFF) – A woman in Palm Beach got a DUI after downing a bottle of white wine, driving her BMW, and offering to tap dance for the arresting officers.
Honore Ryan is a 59-year-old Florida Woman.
Last week, she finished off a bottle of white wine and hopped into her 2014 BMW.
Being a typical Floridian, she was driving around after twilight with no lights on.
Full Story »
Milton, FL (WTFF) — A Florida cop who ate some pills and purposely rammed his patrol vehicle into his ex-wife’s home has been sentenced to two years of probation.
The incident happened back in November of 2016 in Milton, FL.
Full Story »
EDGEWATER, Fla. – A man allegedly involved in a hit-and-run crash in New Smyrna Beach was arrested in Edgewater Tuesday after police say he abandoned his vehicle, and the three young children inside, and fled on foot.
Mark Hackstie, 39, is facing numerous charges in connection with the incident, which started with a crash in the area of State Road 44 and State Road 415 in New Smyrna Beach at about 5:45 p.m.
Full Story »
53-year-old Ocoee man Albert Dolan was doing what Florida Man does best…
He got the bright idea to hop into his Dodge Charger with fake police lights and drive 66 MPH in a 35 MPH zone.
An officer spotted him and pulled him over. Albert screamed that he was a cop and worked for both the FDLE and the DEA.
In typical Florida Man fashion, his words were slurred, his eyes bloodshot, and his breath full of liquor. He was arrested.
“Would you like for me to hold your beer?” offers a kind soul nearby. “No, I got this,” said the true, honest-to-goodness Florida Man man atop a camo-print 2013 Can-Am XMR 1000 at the bottom of the pool. This is perhaps the most majestic act of Florida Manning I’ve seen in a long time. 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 »
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Wednesday, police arrested a Cape Coral man suspected of drunk driving, but it wasn’t any ordinary DUI case. Full Story »
A Florida man who was stopped for driving his golf cart erratically told a deputy he couldn’t pass field sobriety tests if he were sober. 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 »
CLEARWATER BEACH, FL (WFLA) – A man was arrested after driving his car across a crowded Florida beach Thursday.
Police said he drove for a while down the north side of the beach, running over chairs and umbrellas. It took police nine minutes to get the man into custody from when he got onto the beach.
Clearwater police identified the man as Ryan Stiles, 27, of Pinellas Park. Full Story »
A Villager who admitted to drinking wine at a community pool was arrested after a wild ride in her golf cart Tuesday afternoon in the Village of St. Charles.
Joyce Hellkamp Smith, 62, of the Village of St. Charles, had been at the wheel of a green golf cart at about 2 p.m. when someone reported the golf cart was hitting curbs, driving in and out of the golf cart lane and driving in front of oncoming vehicles, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. The golf cart then drove through someone’s yard on Baldwin Run. The witness was blocking Smith’s golf cart when a deputy arrived on the scene.
Smith admitted she had consumed “some wine” and the deputy spotted a cardboard 1-liter wine container inside a compartment on the dashboard. The deputy also observed numerous green leaves and sticks on the floorboard of the golf cart, leading the deputy to believe Smith had recently hit a bush. Full Story »
CRESTVIEW — A Niceville man on felony probation led a Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy on a chase through a hay field early Wednesday morning after he was caught speeding. Full Story »
Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday morning for driving under the influence, but hours after his release from a jail near his Florida home issued a statement saying “alcohol was not involved.”
In the statement, released through his publicist Monday evening, Woods blamed his arrest on prescription drugs.
“What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications,” Woods said in the statement. “I didn’t realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly.”
Woods, 41, had a fourth surgery on his back April 20. He has played only twice this year, the last time when he withdrew from a February event in Dubai, citing the bad back.
But Monday night, Mark Steinberg, Woods’s longtime agent, would not say whether the mix of medications Woods cited was related to his back problems.
“He wanted to clarify the situation,” Steinberg said by phone. “But there’s nothing further to provide right now.” Full Story »
A Citrus County man driving drunk crashed his car into the sheriff’s brand new drunk-driving awareness vehicle.
At around 10 p.m. Saturday night during Pirate Fest, Paul M. Wilkins, 63, of Crystal River, drove through a traffic control point at US-19 and Citrus Avenue.
He hit a Citrus County Sheriff’s Office detective’s vehicle and pushed it about 30 feet into their new “Don’t Drink and Drive” patrol car. Full Story »
MARATHON, Fla. — Florida Keys authorities say a drunken man from Rhode Island stole a forklift and crashed into a gate, telling deputies he lost his car keys and needed something to drive.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that 44-year-old Edward Quinton of Greenwich, Rhode Island told deputies he was in the Keys helping friends move.
Quinton was quoted as saying that after he lost his keys Thursday night, he needed a vehicle and took the forklift from a Marathon marina because he knew how to drive one. Quinton also told deputies he thought he could fix the damaged gate.
Breath tests showed Quinton’s blood-alcohol level was twice Florida’s legal limit. He faces drunk-driving, criminal mischief, burglary and grand theft charges.
Jail records listed no attorney for Quinton.
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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“My dog was driving that car. I ran because I wanted to. You ain’t gonna find no drugs or guns on me.” -Reliford Cooper
Quote of the day. Thanks Florida Man.
He was found hiding in a church bathroom after driving drunk in good old West Palm Beach.