yellowcabnyc.comImagine for a moment all of the strange things that have to happen in the backseat of a taxi in the Florida Keys.Now imagine that the driver of that car may not have been some burned out beach bum, but instead an undercover cop.We'd like to think the detectives from the Monroe ... More >>
fark.comRocks and deadly missiles both qualify as "deadly missiles" in Florida.After allegedly tossing rocks at cops sitting inside their patrol cars, 18-year-old Sean Quinlan was hit with the most poorly named law in the Florida Statutes -- "throwing a deadly missile."Quinlan isn't even the firs ... More >>
Miami-Dade CorrectionsKenia Quiala BosqueAllegedly for sale: Kenia Quiala Bosque's 8-month-old boy. $7,000 or best offer.On Saturday night, someone phoned up the Monroe County Sheriff's Office to tell them Bosque, 30, was about to meet a man in Miami to sell her kid to him.According to the Fl ... More >>
We're not sure what the worst part of Amado Cardenas' alleged burglary attempt is -- the fact that he broke into the wrong apartment or the fact that the woman who lived there tried to wake him up the next morning because he'd passed out on the floor.According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Offic ... More >>
Well, the guy police believe tried to rob a Stock Island Burger King in early November by stuffing his hand in a sock and telling people it was a gun has been arrested.The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says 38-year-old Derek Shaeffer is its guy, and he was transferred back to Monroe County last ... More >>
Let's review the last few weeks in people using sharp objects against their neighbors after not getting free things: Marathon resident Kenneshia Thurman allegedly almost stabbed a baby after not receiving free bread slices from her neighbor, and Oakland Park resident Dorothy Cooper wanted $2, no, ... More >>
Who snipes a kitten from his condo balcony?According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, 68-year-old Naples resident Kenneth Ellis.MCSO Deputy Becky Herrin says someone phoned the cops around 7 p.m. Monday, saying they just saw someone shoot a kitty at the Ocean Pointe Condos in Tavernier.
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeKenneshia ThurmanWe've never heard a good excuse come from someone who nearly stabbed a baby, and two slices of bread sure isn't a good one.Still, that's what the Monroe County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Kenneshia Thurman did last night.Some time around 7 p.m. ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeThis was an inappropriate method of landing a plane.For the second time in four days, a plane somehow managed to crash on the Key West airport's only runway.Add in a $165,000 embezzling scheme and a drunk guy making bomb threats and you've got one hell of a two-week ... More >>
It's been an interesting time for the little Key West International Airport, which has been home to a plane crash, a bomb threat, and a six-figure embezzlement -- all in the past ten days.It started on October 24, when 32-year-old Texas resident Darren Tonner drank a bit at one of the airport bar ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeMCSO Deputies Jon Barry Huff (left) and Bradford Colen look happy with their find.Maryland resident Jesse Leese almost got away with just a warning from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office for not driving in his lane, not having current insurance, and the open bottle ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeDarren Tonner allegedly phoned in a bomb threat after his wife got on a plane without him.After some drinking at a bar at the Key West airport, 32-year-old Texas resident Darren Tonner got into a fight with his wife and decided he didn't want to get on his flight to ... More >>
squidoo.comThe Monroe County Sheriff's Office got a hot tip yesterday on where the missing Captain Morgan statue was -- he was "wherever the party was taking place."Someone stole a statue of fictional rum salesman Captain Morgan from outside a Key West Walgreens store last week, and sheriff's dep ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeThis is not arthritis medicine, according to Florida law.As we just mentioned a couple of hours ago, medical marijuana is not yet legal in Florida.That didn't stop 56-year-old Lillian Jennen from dropping the medicinal purposes line when she was busted with 6.5 pound ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeCody WallaceThe cops say 22-year-old Cody Wallace tried to run from police officers on two occasions Tuesday -- both attempts ending with Wallace being blasted by a Taser.Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Becky Herrin says Wallace was driving near U.S. 1 and 48th St ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficePolice say Jose Zepeda was trying to show his "bulge" to a 12-year-old student in his math class.Jose Zepeda, a 38-year-old math teacher at a Key Largo school, turned himself in to police today after a warrant was issued for his arrest on a battery charge.That batter ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeJulio Mompeller allegedly delayed a Florida Highway Patrol trooper and his family on their way to a 9/11 ceremony, by pulling out his penis on the highway.An off-duty Florida Highway Patrol trooper says he was on his way to a 9/11 ceremony with his wife and kid when ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeJennifer KnoppIf you're running low on people to sell your weed to, you might as well try selling it to the cops.At least that's what 39-year-old Jennifer Knopp ended up doing, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.MCSO Deputy Christian Galls was hanging ou ... More >>
Apparently cocaine is, indeed, a hell of a drug.The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the cause of death for 53-year-old Thomas Swindal -- who died after snorting an unknown white powder from a brick he found floating in the Florida Keys -- was a cocaine overdose.The autopsy resul ... More >>
justice.govWhat big bricks of white powder may look like.On the list of things not to do when you discover a mysterious package full of white power, snorting the substance is probably near the top of the list.Unfortunately for 53-year-old Thomas Swindal, he did not heed that advice and died last ... More >>
Yes, Ilene Lieberman showed up at yesterday's commission meeting.
But was she really there?
The AWOL commissioner was a veritable black hole, not participating in the least, except to cast votes with an "aye" and to decline adding anything else to the discussion.
She spent much of the time on her ... More >>