We have criminals, just like every other state.
But we have our own special kind of criminal. Namely, dumb ones.
And, because we're never in short supply of dumb criminals, we present to you our latest series of the dumbest Florida criminals of the month.
August was special for dumb Florida criminals.
So sit back, relax, and enjoy the stupid!
8. Burglars Break Into a Warehouse So They Can Steal Some Boots, and Then Leave the Boots They Came to Steal
A regular Ocean's Eleven, these people. Three unidentified burglars -- two women and one man -- took a sledgehammer to the concrete wall of the Coastal Boots warehouse in Pompano Beach, working slowly and meticulously to smash open a hole big enough to fit through.
Once inside, they disabled the alarm and nabbed themselves a shoebox with a pair of work boots valued at $200.
According to surveillance footage, the three then inexplicably began running around the warehouse with the sledgehammer and the shoebox.
They then jumped into their getaway car, possibly a white Chrysler 300, with a fourth accomplice.
And, apparently, they left without their sledgehammer.
7. Suspected Terrorists in Boca Turn Out to Be a Bunch of Comic Con Nerds
Quick, Robin! To the nerd cave!
Several men in military-style garb and armor, armed with machine guns and various weapons, were spotted on the roof of a parking lot in Boca Raton. Alarmed onlookers immediately called police, who rushed to the scene. Once there, they converged on the armed men and drew their firearms, demanding the would-be terrorists to lay down their weapons and drop to the ground.
Turns out, the armed men were nothing but a handful of nerds prepping for a photo shoot for an upcoming Comic Con with prop guns.
Worst. Photo shoot. Ever.