February 29

NEW SMIRNA BEACH, FL (AP) – A Florida man set fire to his hospital bed in an attempt to get the attention of nurses as he felt they were ignoring him, police said. John David King, 75, admitted to using a lighter to set fire to a plastic bag at a New Smyrna Beach hospital … Read more

February 28

A Florida man, accused of threatening his family by texting them Coldplay and warning them of retaliation from his “Nazi prison associates”, was reportedly persuaded by police to end the standoff in exchange for a fresh slice of pizza. Evan Charles McLemore, who believed that SWAT negotiators were ready to hand him one of America’s … Read more

February 27

The inmate was charged with a battery in addition to existing charges of violation of probation, battery inflicted on a law enforcement officer, and large carjacking. LAND ABOUT LAKE, Florida. The 23-year-old inmate received new charges Tuesday after MPs said he sprayed urine from two other inmates. The Pascoe County Sheriff’s Office reported that Alexander … Read more

February 26

FORT PEERS, Florida – A Florida man and a Florida woman arrested for shoplifting at a Walmart store were allegedly allowed by the arresting officer to have sex in the back of a police car. According to an internal investigation, Fort Pierce Police Officer Doug McNeill arrested 23-year-old Zachary Möllendick and 23-year-old Christa Lee from … Read more

February 25

A Florida man faced a drain on a household battery after his girlfriend accused him of throwing cookies at her. Wade Smith, 41, was arrested Sunday in connection with an alleged incident at his Zephyrhills home, WFLA reported. The victim told MPs that Smith threw a hard piece of cookie at her, hitting her on … Read more

February 24

This week in Florida, a dog was accused of accidentally wounding a sleeping woman in the leg. The woman’s boyfriend touched Diesel’s dog after MPs went to a Jacksonville home on Tuesday night to investigate. A Florida man claims the DOG shot his girlfriend. MORE ABOUT how he says his dog Diesel fired HERE: https://t.co/6OK7I5nH1x … Read more

February 23

A Florida man was blamed for the death of his 87-year-old grandmother, and authorities said her bed was filled with live maggots. Brevard County sheriff’s deputies say Allen Arias rushed the unresponsive Anita Arias to the hospital last month. The woman was covered with bedsores and some were infested with larvae. A home search warrant … Read more

February 22

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. The man told police that his dog shot his girlfriend while she was sleeping. Brian Murphy, 25, said his dog Diesel shot him, WFOX reported. His girlfriend told the police that she was asleep when it happened and she doesn’t know exactly how it happened. This may seem like an extreme version of … Read more

February 21

A Florida man was arrested in Illinois on February 15 after allegedly dumping an old toilet at the Board of Education building in East St. Louis. Dave Toliver, 36, is accused of bringing an old toilet into a government building and then throwing it through the building’s front glass, according to the East St. Louis … Read more

February 20

Police said Monday that a Florida man, desperately trying to get his hands on beer, used hot dogs and a corn stick to attack a gas station clerk. Kavan McDaniel, 35, threw hot dogs and poked an employee with a corn dog stick at a Petro gas station in Marion County, officials said. McDaniel’s bizarre … Read more