Author: Gary from Goodland

Crazy Florida Man

Florida Man gets Landlocked with Hundreds of Parrots

TAMPA, Fla. – People have been seeing more of their animals since the coronavirus tethered them to their homes. Dogs bark through Zoom meetings. Cats are our “coworkers.” Majid “Magic” Esmaeili has a few hundred squawking parrots for company. His only company. His email to the Tampa Bay Times recently arrived with the subject line…

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Florida Man goes fishing and catches a kilo of marijuana. Calls it “an early birthday gift from Pablo Escobar”

He was trolling along the weedline and discovered something fishy. Jorge Bustamante was looking for king fish or mahi mahi off Pompano Beach Monday but found a marijuana brick instead. South Floridians have a name for his unusual but not unheard of type of find: Square grouper. In a series of social media postings on Instagram, Bustamante…

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Florida man caught illegally feeding wild alligator resists arrest: “He’s a good boy…and he loves bagels”

A Florida man who allegedly resisted arrest after being caught illegally feeding an alligator named Hank in his neighborhood pond described the 10-foot beast as a “good boy” and a “good friend.” Paul Fortin, 67, was issued a citation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) over the incident in May at a pond…

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Deputies Arrest Florida Man Dressed as Pirate for Firing Muskets at Cars

A lot of weird things happen in Florida, and we’re here every week to wrap up the weirdest. This week: pirates, indians, a homeless woman who wanted to pass on her homeless skills to the children, and an astounding theory on Bigfoot. Keys Man Arrested for Pirating Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate’s life for Jamie Spering. The…

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Florida man arrested for pelting girlfriend with McDonald’s sweet and sour packets

A Florida man pelted his girlfriend in the “head and face area” with sweet and sour sauce packets Sunday because he was angry she had “bought the wrong food from McDonald’s,” a felony battery complaint said. Jesus Oscar Ferrer Jr., 30, attacked his girlfriend — with whom he has a child — in the couple’s…

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Florida man has greyhound training license suspended after 12 greyhounds test positive for cocaine.

At least 12 greyhound racing dogs in Florida have tested positive for cocaine, and their trainer has had his license suspended. It’s at least the second instance this year of racing greyhounds testing positive for cocaine. The dogs raced at Bestbet Orange Park in northeast Florida near Jacksonville. The state is home to 12 of the 19…

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Florida man arrested after pelting girlfriend with McDonald’s sweet and sour packets

A Florida man pelted his girlfriend in the “head and face area” with sweet and sour sauce packets Sunday because he was angry she had “bought the wrong food from McDonald’s,” a felony battery complaint said. The Florida man (FM), 30, attacked his girlfriend — with whom he has a child — in the couple’s motel…

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Florida man pulls gun on chief’s daughter over cream cheese at Starbucks, police say

MIAMI GARENS, Fla. – An angry Florida man pulled a gun on a drive-thru worker because they forgot the cream cheese with his bagel, according to Miami Gardens Police. The employee just happened to be the daughter of the police chief. Police said the man became angry at a Starbucks drive-thru when they messed up…

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Florida man gets head-butted, knocked out by alligator

OCOEE, FL (AP) — An alligator roaming through a central Florida neighborhood head-butted a trapper, knocking him out cold in a last-ditch effort to escape. The incident which was caught on video released Tuesday by a TV station caused quite a disturbance along a residential street in Ocoee, which is near Orlando. Video shown by WKMG-TV…

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Florida man calls 911 to brag after fleeing traffic stop. ‘Like what do we pay you guys for?’ Gets arrested

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — “No cop can catch me in my Hyundai Elantra, that thing is fast.” A Florida man has been arrested after deputies say he fled a traffic stop and then called 911 to brag about it.  First Coast News reports the Florida man, 19, has been charged with reckless driving, fleeing and…

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Florida man shoots AR-15 at dirt bikers who were ‘tormenting the neighborhood,’ says he’s doing it to ‘raise awareness’

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida man (FM) said he fired his AR-15 multiple times because a group of juveniles on dirt bikes were “tormenting the neighborhood” and he just wanted to “make awareness,” according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they were called to the area of Southeast 174th Place in Ocala Sunday…

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A Florida man allegedly drove a stolen jeep back to the scene of his crime recently to ask if anybody found his missing cellphone

WINTER HAVEN, FL — A Florida man (FM) allegedly drove a stolen jeep back to the scene of his crime recently to ask if anybody found his missing cellphone “which was pinging back to the residence,” according to police. When 25-year-Old Florida man arrived at the home of the victim on March 24 in the…

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