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Police in the Florida Keys were shocked when a maroon Mitsubishi roared up to 127 mph on the Overseas Highway over the weekend. Officers were even more shocked when they finally stopped the car on Stock Island and found three small children inside. The driver, Robert Rioseco, was drunk, police say. Miami New Times has the story.
Kathryn Wright apparently couldn’t face the idea chaperoning her grandchild’s elementary school field trip sober, so police say she decided to down two water bottles full of vodka. Predictably, it didn’t end well. Miami New Times has the story.
A man was bending genders and the law when he showed up to a PNC bank in Sebastian, Florida this week dressed in women’s clothes complete with a handgun in his purse. While his lacy pink sweater and matching pink, fuzzy slippers suggested something casual, the man meant business and demanded cash from the teller. Miami New Times has the story.
Cops in Longwood, Florida, received a report this week that a young blond woman was sitting idly in a car parked outside of a Big Lots. The caller said she looked “stoned out of her face.” When police arrived, they found her clutching a crack pipe and had a 2-week-old boy strapped in a car seat in the back. Miami New Times has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: When you think of cocaine in America, you might think of South Florida, where the cocaine trade was absolutely insane in the ’80s.
Well, it turns out that “the biggest cocaine dealer” in one South Florida county gets his cocaine from Tucson, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Phoenix New Times has the story.
Sure, no one wants to visit one of Florida’s beaches to find it littered with trash, but lately we think tourists might be more wary of getting their face bitten off than encountering garbage.
So while we’re glad 20-year-old Keys resident Cassi Lyn Stanton was trying to keep her beach clean, we wish she would have found a better way to get her message across. Miami New Times has the story.