A 7-year-old girl in Pontiac called police early Monday after her mother's boyfriend fired a gun into the floor to prove the gun was real - even as three small children were close by, the Oakland County Sheriff's Office announced.
A serial drunken driver, whose defense against his 10th operating while intoxicated charge was that beer-battered fish were responsible for his blood alcohol level, was found guilty of the felony Monday, according to state court records.
Have you ever seen a flying alligator? A worker at a Wendy's drive-thru did when a customer threw a 3 1/2 foot gator into the window of the restaurant east of Loxahatchee, according to a report from WPTV.
Joshua James, 23, of Jupiter is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, illegally killing, possessing or capturing an alligator, and second-degree larceny petit theft, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office. The incident happened in October.
He was arrested recently by U.S. Marshals.
James pulled up to the drive-thru window for his order, got a drink from the employee, and then he threw the gator into the restaurant, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told the station.
Police released surveillance video Friday of the man throwing the brick at the window twice before the glass shattered.
Police said it appears that the man was unhappy with Comcast's service and left a note stating, "Dear friends, the next one will be on fire. Please remove your nonsense from my phone. Your Pal, Friendly Neighborhood Spiderman."
Anyone with information about the man's identity is asked to call Davie police at 954-693-8200 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. A reward of up to $3,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.
She may have changed her flowing skirt trading festive floral for basic black but the shoplifting technique employed by the light-fingered woman and her portly male partner remain the same, authorities said.
A man expressed worry because his White Boulevard neighbor was outside waving around a sword. Officer Sean Garrison explained to the neighbor he couldn't practice his Ninja skills in his front yard. The man promised to leave the non-sharpened practice swo
Texan actor Rip Torn was arrested for drunk driving in the city suburb of North Salem, New York in December 2006 for crashing his car into a tractor-trailer. State police said the 75-year-old actor was visibly intoxicated and refused a Breathalyzer test. He was later quoted as saying "I love New York" after being acquitted in a juried trial. Torn was arrested on the same charge two years earlier in New York City for crashing into a taxi.