Monthly Archives: July 2016

Lee paramedic arrested for stealing drugs to allegedly poison wi – NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida

Lee paramedic arrested for stealing drugs to allegedly poison wifeA Lee County paramedic was arrested on grand theft charges on Tuesday after the sheriff’s office said he stole hundreds of dollars worth of prescription medication.Authorities were tipped off by his wife who told them she believed he did it to poison her.Scott Standley works for the county’s Emergency Medical Services. Continue Reading...

Coral Springs man found mortally wounded in car – Sun Sentinel

Coral Springs man found mortally wounded in carCoral Springs man found unresponsive inside his black Corvette before sunrise at a Pompano Beach shopping center had been wounded by gunfire and later died, authorities said.Pompano Beach Fire Rescue transported Alex Eichmann, 48, from 630 W. Sample Road to nearby Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach, where he was pronounced dead, the Continue Reading...

Missing Riviera twins: Kids considered endangered, not kidnapped | www.palmbeachpost.com

Riviera police: Missing twins considered endangered, not kidnapped’RIVIERA BEACH — 10:40 a.m., update: The search for the missing 8-month-old twins from Riviera Beach is complicated by the fact that they are believed to be with their biological father — who has the same rights as their mother to be with the children.Riviera Beach Police spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown called it Continue Reading...

Police: Florida woman downs Redd’s Wicked Apple can, becomes… | www.palmbeachpost.com

Police: Florida woman downs Redd’s Wicked Apple can, becomes ‘argumentative’A Florida woman was arrested on July 7 after police said she began to argue with family members after downing a can of Redd’s Wicked Apple.The 35-year-old woman returned from work on and drank the alcoholic beverage and began yelling at her live-in boyfriend, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports. He Continue Reading...

Ex-officers who owe $7M to Broward man exonerated by DNA sue their lawyers for negligence – Sun Sentinel

Ex-officers who owe $7M to Broward man exonerated by DNA sue their lawyers for negligence To former Miramar police officers — who owe more than $7 million to a mentally challenged Broward man exonerated of rape and murder by DNA — have filed a negligence lawsuit seeking damages against the lawyer and law firm that unsuccessfully represented them in trial.If the Continue Reading...

Scott vetoes divorce bill over custody concerns – Orlando Sentinel

Scott vetoes divorce bill over custody concernsTALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a bill Friday that would have restructured alimony payments and child custody, a sweeping reform of divorce law that aroused intense passions among supporters and opponents.In his veto message, Scott said he struck down SB 668 because of his concerns over how it would change child custody. The Continue Reading...

Melbourne Beach police seek theft suspects, distinctive truck

Melbourne Beach police seek theft suspects, distinctive truckA trio of thieves who swiped wallets from vehicles in Melbourne Beach went on a beer-cigarette-gasoline shopping spree in Melbourne and Palm Bay.But police hope surveillance photos of their distinctive gray Ford “dually” pickup truck will lead to their identification and arrest.The smash-and-grab bandits broke into parked vehicles June 18 at the Third Continue Reading...

Broward County Resident Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Possessing at Least 652 Identities Used in Stolen Identity and Tax Fraud Schemes | USAO-SDFL | Department of Justice

Broward County Resident Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Possessing at Least 652 Identities Used in Stolen Identity and Tax Fraud SchemesA Broward County resident was sentenced to 48 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $12,640.35 for possessing at least 652 identities that were used Continue Reading...

Miami-Dade adopts $100 fine for marijuana possession – Sun Sentinel

Miami-Dade adopts $100 fine for marijuana possessionPeople caught with small amounts of marijuana can now receive civil citations instead of jail time in Florida’s largest county, the first in the state to treat marijuana possession as a non-criminal act.The Miami-Dade County Commission approved a proposal Tuesday to let police issue $100 civil citations or the equivalent of community service hours Continue Reading...
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