Florida Man Vincent Scavetta Charged With Pulling Gun At Walmart Over Face Mask Dispute

A Florida man is facing felony charges for allegedly pulling a gun on a fellow shopper over a dispute about face masks, ABC News reported. It’s the latest in a growing list of incidents in which arguments over face coverings have turned violent. On Thursday, Vincent Scavetta, 28, was charged with aggravated assault with a […]

Mark Grenon, Florida Man Who Peddled Bleach As A Coronavirus Cure, Charged With Conspiracy, Fraud

Mark Grenon, a Florida man who allegedly peddled bleach as a miracle cure for a variety of ailments, was charged with multiple criminal counts in a Miami court on Wednesday, the New York Daily News reported. Grenon describes himself as the “archbishop” of the Genesis II Church of Health and Healing, which has, for years, […]

Florida Man Christian Mosco Impersonated A Prosecutor, Tried To Drop Charges Against Himself, Gets 10 Years

A Florida man who impersonated a prosecutor in order to attempt to drop the charges against himself has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. Christian Eugene Mosco’s latest crime spree reportedly began in May 2019. Mosco allegedly came across a list of customers’ records from a Daytona Beach Chevrolet […]

Florida Man Gregory Timm Allegedly Drove His Van Into A Crowd Of Donald Trump Supporters

A Florida man is accused of deliberately driving his van into a crowd of Donald Trump supporters, ABC News reports. No one was injured in the incident. On Saturday afternoon, as Republicans in the area were attempting to register people to vote in a mobile tent outside of a Jacksonville shopping center, Gregory Timm, 27, […]

Florida Man Arrested For Pointing Lasers At A Plane, Allegedly Blinding A Pilot Temporarily

A Florida man was arrested on January 22 for allegedly pointing lasers at airplanes at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, reports CNN. According to the article, video footage caught Charlie James Chapman Jr. pointing a laser at multiple aircraft and attempting to throw objects at them as well. While a simple laser pointer may not seem […]

Former Florida Mayor Guy Thompson Sent To Prison After Spending $650K Of United Way’s Donations On BMW, Condo

Guy Thompson, the former mayor of a Northwest Florida town, has been sentenced to 51 months in prison for embezzling over half a million dollars from the United Way, Mobile’s WKRG-TV reports. He spent the money on a condo and a BMW, among other luxury purchases, prosecutors say. For decades, Thompson was a beloved and […]

Florida Man Living In A Disney-Developed Neighborhood Allegedly Admits To Murdering His Wife And Children

Celebration, Florida, is a community originally developed by Walt Disney located near Disney World in Osceola County. On Wednesday, it was reported that a man named Anthony Todt allegedly confessed to murdering his wife, children, and the family dog, according to NBC News. “Anthony Todt, 44, has been arrested on multiple counts of homicide and […]

Florida Man Sentenced To 90 Days For Battery After Spitting On Elderly Man Wearing A ‘MAGA’ Hat

A Florida man will spend the first part of 2020 in jail after a judge sentenced him to 90 days for spitting on a man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat — a commonly worn item of apparel by supporters of President Donald Trump. According to Treasure Coast Newspapers, Judge David Morgan handed down […]

Florida Man Eaten By Alligator Actually Died Of Meth Overdose Before Being Devoured, Autopsy Reveals

A Florida man who was partially eaten by an alligator actually died of a meth overdose before the animal started eating him, Tampa’s WTSP-TV reports. WARNING: The remainder of this article contains content that may be disturbing to some readers. Back in June, as WTSP-TV reported at the time, workers at the Mosaic Company, a […]

Florida Woman Faked Medical Condition To Get Better Airplane Seat And Forced Plane To Be Diverted, Police Say

A Florida woman who faked a medical condition in order to get a better seat on an airplane during the busy Thanksgiving weekend ended up causing the plane to be diverted, police say. The unnamed woman is now in custody after police say she told staff on an American Airlines flight from Pensacola to Miami […]

A Florida Dog Drove A Car For Almost An Hour: ‘They Should Give That Thing A License’

A dog in Florida managed to enjoy an adventurous Thursday morning when he got behind the wheel of a car and drove it for nearly an hour, reports CNN affiliate WPBF. The incident took place in a small cul-de-sac around the 2600 block of SW Edith Court in Port St. Lucie, a town about an […]

Florida Man Nate Hollander Sues Madonna For Breach Of Contract In Fear She Will Be Late To Miami Show

Florida man Nate Hollander is making headlines after filing a class action lawsuit in Miami-Dade county court against Madonna for breach of contract. Hollander claims he purchased three tickets for Madonna’s “Madame X” tour at the Miami Beach Fillmore on December 17. According to Buzzfeed News, the Florida man claims the tickets cost a total […]

A Pennsylvania Court Ruled It’s A Crime To Point Fingers Like A Gun

Be careful if you’re pointing your fingers in the shape of a gun in Pennsylvania because a court just ruled that the hand gesture is a crime. According to The Washington Post, Stephen Kirchner pointed gun fingers at his neighbor and an appeals court has found that the misdemeanor offense could have provoked “a dangerous […]

Florida Man Brendan Dolan-King Arrested With Ecstasy Pills Shaped Like Donald Trump’s Head And Colored Orange

Brendan Dolan-King, a 23-year-old Clearwater, Florida, man, remains in custody this week after forensic testing confirmed that five pills found in an air vent inside his home two months ago did, as police suspected, contain the drug 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine — also known as MDMA, or Ecstasy. But the pills found allegedly in Dolan-King’s possessions were not […]

RIP, Florida Man: Author Of Popular Twitter Account, Upon Further Reflection, Retires It

Anyone who’s spent any time on the Internet knows all about Florida Man. It’s a continuing series of memes involving bizarre, colorful crime stories that begin with the phrase “Florida Man.” For many years, the Florida Man phenomenon was chronicled by a Twitter account of that name, which launched in 2013, and shared Florida Man […]

Florida Man Allegedly Broke Into A Wendy’s After Hours, Grilled Himself A Hamburger Then Robbed The Safe

Florida man Martin Benson is giving new meaning to the term “Hamburglar” — allegedly. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office said that a 34-year-old man named Martin Benson broke into a Wendy’s fast food restaurant after tossing a brick through the window and forcing his way in. As the Daily Mail reported, what happened next took […]

Florida Man Calls 911 After Comedian Tells Middle Eastern Joke

Reviews on new material are something comedians such as Ahmed Ahmed come to expect following performances. One guest in the crowd of his May 12 performance at the Off The Hook Comedy Club in Naples, Florida, however, threw him for a loop. According to CNN, a man who attended Ahmed’s show called 911 to complain […]

Florida Man Hanging Out Of Sunroof While Driving Cadillac Prefers Jail Over Going Home To Wife

News stories touting wild stories of Florida men doing rather odd things has become a rather common phenomenon these days. However, the tale of one driver hanging out of his Cadillac sunroof as his vehicle sped down the freeway sparked a new round of headlines this week. WTSP shares the details of the story coming […]

Florida Man Who Was Taken To Jail Over Naughty Language On A Window Sticker Gets Charges Dropped

A Florida man who was handcuffed and taken in for processing because a police officer thought a sticker on the back of his truck was too naughty has gotten the charges against him dropped, The New York Post reports. Dillon Shane Webb, 23, was driving his truck last Sunday afternoon when he got pulled over, […]

New True Crime Series Titled ‘Florida Man’ Will Detail The Serial Killers Of The Sunshine State

It is no secret that the Sunshine State has some of the strangest and wildest news stories. Unfortunately, there are many of those stories that are related to true crimes and some that end up as murders. Blumhouse Pictures and Oxygen has decided to work together on a brand new crime series which will bring […]

Florida Man Arrested Outside Olive Garden For Shirtless, Drunken Pasta-Eating

In the latest “Florida Man” story to hit the news, a man was arrested this week after he was spotted eating spaghetti with his hands outside a Naples Olive Garden restaurant on a Sunday afternoon. According to The Miami Herald, which cited a Naples Police Department report, the man was outside the restaurant screaming expletives […]

Florida Man Killed By His Own Large, Flightless Bird

A Florida man was killed by his cassowary, a six-foot-tall flightless bird similar to an ostrich or an emu, when he fell in the animal’s enclosure. The Daily Beast says that Deputy Chief Jeff Taylor explained to the Gainesville Sun that cassowary are native to Australia and New Guinea, and kill their prey with their […]

Andrew Lippi, Florida Man, Accused Of Shoplifting From Kmart, Days After Buying $8 Million Private Island

A Florida man is accused of stealing about $300 worth of merchandise from a Key West Kmart, days after he purchased an $8 million private island, the Miami Herald is reporting. Andrew Francis Lippi, 59, reportedly doesn’t lack for money. Days before his Saturday arrest, he had just signed off on an $8 million real-estate […]

Florida Man Shoots And Kills Illegal Pet Zebra That Escaped His Property

A Florida man will be answering some awkward questions from officials with the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission after he shot and killed an escaped zebra that he had allegedly been illegally keeping on his property. As Jacksonville’s WTLV-TV reports, the zebra, whose name is believed to have been “Shadow,” escaped from a farm known […]

Florida Man And Nephew Freed After Spending 42 Years In Prison Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder

A Florida man and his nephew who were wrongfully imprisoned for murder for 42 years were released Thursday after a judge vacated their convictions. Clifford Williams, 76, and Hubert “Nathan” Myers, 61, were freed after prosecutors asked the judge for reconsideration. As per NBC News, the two men are the first people to be freed […]

Florida Man Arrested After Altercation Over Egg Rolls

There has been a lot of buzz this week over the prevalence of “Florida Man” news stories, largely thanks to a social media challenge that has gone viral. As individuals look up their own comical headlines, a new “Florida Man” arrest report has emerged. In this case, an altercation over eating egg rolls paved the […]

John Legend’s ‘Florida Man’ Birth Date Story Is Hilarious

“Florida Man” stories have been entertaining the world for years now, with bizarre tales of strange things that have happened in the Sunshine State. From funny stories about a Florida Man getting caught out after calling the police basically on themselves, to the more concerning variety where a Florida Man gets violent and acts out […]

The ‘Florida Man’ Social Trend Will Get You Through Your Thursday

If you’re having a rough Thursday and counting down the minutes until Friday, the new “Florida Man” challenge might lighten up your day. People have been taking to social media to Google “Florida Man” along with their birthday to see what kind of “Florida Man” they are. As an added byproduct, these searches help us […]

Florida Man Cesar Sayoc Pleading Guilty In Plot To Bomb Trump Critics

Cesar Sayoc, a man from Florida who was arrested last October for his plot to send bombs to several politicians and other political figures who are critical of President Trump, will plead guilty on Thursday, per CBS News. The 56-year-old Sayoc had been scheduled to stand trial later this year, but will instead enter a […]

Minor League Team To Celebrate ‘Florida Man Night’ By Breaking State’s ‘Weird’ Laws Every Inning

The phenomenon of the “Florida man” has been around for quite some time, but on Tuesday, a simple tweet went viral, inspiring people from all over the world to Google the term plus their birthdays to see which Florida man they are, as reported by WPTV. It also appears that the world of minor league […]

Man Points Gun At Guests Over Parking Spot At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When going to Walt Disney World, many people love to try and forget the problems and issues of their outside life, but it isn’t always easy. It’s even more difficult to do that when there are dozens of thousands of other people around you. That was exactly the case when a man pointed a gun […]

Florida Man Fights To Keep Last $809 After IRS Seizes Bogus $980,000 Tax Refund

Ramon Christopher Blanchett of Tampa Bay just said goodbye to $919,251 and his new Lexus after the IRS seized the assets after claiming $1 million in federal income tax withholdings on his annual income of about $20,000, The Tampa Bay Times reports. According to a criminal complaint just filed in Tampa, Blanchett is accused of […]

Florida Man Claims 3 Syringes Found In His Rectum Aren’t His

Wesley Dasher Scott is making national headline news today after claiming that three syringes found hidden in his rectum were not his. Scott was arrested on a warrant stemming from a drug charge in Clearwater, Florida. While his arrest is just one of many throughout the day across the nation, it was the excuse he […]

The Top Five ‘Florida Man’ Headlines Of 2019 So Far

Every now and again, a wacky news story will pop up — and folks will clamor to check to see if it somehow involves the famed “Florida Man.” The moniker, one which is used to describe a resident of the Sunshine State who participates in some sort of tomfoolery, mostly illegal, has dedicated social media […]

Florida Man Intentionally Drove Ferrari 360 Into Ocean At Top Speed

James A. Mucciaccio Jr., of Deerfield Beach, was identified as the Florida man who drove his Ferrari 360 into the Palm Beach Inlet the day after Christmas. The driver was reportedly racing his Ferrari at top speed before launching himself and his vehicle into the Atlantic Ocean. According to local NBC station WPTV 5 that […]

Florida Man Attacks Father With Pizza After Learning His Dad Helped Deliver Him

A 33-year-old Florida man was arrested a few days ago for one count of domestic battery after he attacked his father with a pizza slice. According to Fox 13 News, Robert Houston, of Pasco County, was arrested and charged with domestic battery after he admitted to striking his father in the face with a slice […]

Viral Video Shows Florida Man Daniel Taylor Allegedly Attacking Two McDonald’s Employees

A Florida man was caught on video allegedly assaulting two McDonald’s employees in what appears to have been a racially-motivated incident, the Washington Post is reporting. For reasons that remain unclear, the dutiful employees continued to take the man’s order even after the alleged assault. Daniel Taylor, 40, is behind bars following the New Year’s […]

Florida Man Screaming About Vampires Allegedly Sets Fire In His Own House

A 64-year-old man from Daytona Beach, Florida, was arrested after allegedly setting his own house on fire and then running around the neighborhood with a weapon after screaming about vampires. Cops first visited the Cassin Avenue home of Melvin Weaver and his unnamed wife of eight years on the afternoon of Sunday, December 23, after […]

Florida Ants Species Use The Skulls Of Other Ants To Decorate Their Nests

It looks like the “Florida Man” trend, typified by the strange behavior of residents in The Sunshine State extends to species other than humans. Newsweek reports that there’s a species of Floridian ants that uses the skulls of other ants to decorate their nests. The ants are called Formica Archboldi and scientists have been studying […]

Florida Man Wearing Crocs Attacked After Jumping Into Crocodile Exhibit At St. Augustine Alligator Farm

A Florida man was arrested on Tuesday, November 6, after visiting the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park after hours the previous night. He caused thousands of dollars in damages and was attacked by a crocodile. The St. Augustine Police Department explained on Facebook that they received a call from a resident on Holly Lane […]

Florida Man Arrested In Connection To Explosive Device Deliveries

A man said to be 56-years-old was arrested on Friday morning in connection with a series of 12 mailed bombs sent to prominent Democratic politicians and media personalities, CBS News and other media outlets have reported. According to the CBS report posted on the CBS This Morning Twitter account, a “loud explosion” was heard and […]

Florida Man Falls To Death During Cruise Ship Bachelor Party

A 29-year-old Florida man fell to his death on a cruise ship just a few weeks before his wedding, according to People. Christopher McGrory was headed to the Bahamas aboard Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s 1,680-passenger Grand Classica to celebrate his bachelor party with friends and his brother. On Friday night, McGrory fell on the cruise […]

Brett Kavanaugh Supporter Arrested For Threatening To Assassinate Senators If He Is Not Confirmed

Authorities have announced the arrest of a Florida man who is suspected of plotting to target government officials for assassination if Judge Brett Kavanaugh is denied a promotion to the U.S. Supreme Court bench. Deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office took 53-year-old James Patrick into custody five hours after they were tipped off about […]

Florida Man Accused Of Killing Cellmate, Wearing Dead Man’s Ear On Necklace To Chow Hall

A Florida prison inmate at the Columbia Correctional Institution has been accused of murdering his cellmate and turning his ear into a necklace, a gruesome crime which killed Larry Mark, a prisoner serving a life sentence for murder. Mark was 58-years-old. According to the Miami Herald, the ear is just one of the body parts […]

Florida Man Shoots At Woman’s House Over A Bad Review Of His Friend’s Diner

A Florida man was arrested Thursday after allegedly shooting at a home in response to a bad experience at his friend’s family restaurant. Forty-two-year-old Norman Auvil of Orlando stands charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling, shooting from a vehicle within 1,000 feet of a person, and abuse of a disabled adult, according to the […]

Florida Man Attempts To Rob Krispy Kreme Of Money And Doughnuts

Some people will do just about anything for delicious Krispy Kreme doughnuts. A Florida man wanted some so badly that he attempted to rob a Gainesville store of the sweet desserts along with some cold, hard cash. According to an official Facebook post from the Gainesville Police Department, a man entered the establishment at 1:22 […]

Florida Mayor Stops City Meeting To Accuse Commissioner Of Bleaching Own Anus, She Slams Him As A ‘Sick Man’

Keith London, the mayor of Hallandale Beach, Florida, has apologized for a bizarre comment he made during a city commission budget hearing on August 13, but the target of the comment, Commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub, is not accepting the apology, according to a story in The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, because she thinks he tried to make […]

Florida Man Facing Eviction, Arrested For Plotting To Burn Down Condo, Kill Jewish Neighbors

A Florida man was so angry after learning that he was about to be evicted from his Miami Beach condo that he concocted a revenge plan, with one group in particular that he was targeting, reports the Miami Herald. It isn’t clear why his building wanted Walter Edward Stolper out, but what resulted was the […]

Florida Man Tried To Make His Suicide Look Like Murder Using Weather Balloon In Scheme Similar To ‘CSI’ Plot

Usually, real-life crimes inspire CSI episodes, but it seems that the end of a Florida man’s life imitated art, not the other way around. Authorities have finally closed the case of a Ballen Isles Country Club, Florida, resident, who died under mysterious circumstances. According to the Daily Mail, it was originally thought that 71-year-old Alan […]

Florida Man Arrested After Smearing Human Poop On Supermarket Food

A Florida man is currently facing charges after smearing human poop on food in the supermarket. According to Click Orlando, Edwin Pierce — the Florida man in question — is a 31-year-old resident of Melbourne, Florida. Identified as homeless in his most recent booking, Pierce previously lived in a home in the area, according to […]