A Florida woman who set her ex-boyfriend’s house on fire and stabbed a deputy has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 27-year-old Brittany Bonin was sentenced Monday after pleading no contest to charges including of first-degree arson and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. She’ll get credit for 314 days spent in county jail, meaning she’ll serve another 52 in state prison.

Authorities say Bonin set fire to her ex-boyfriend’s Edgewater home in 2017. The ex-boyfriend went to get help from a neighbor, who was a captain with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. The neighbor called 911 and reported that Bonin stabbed him in the lower back while he was trying to restrain her.



Police stopped a Ford and spoke to the driver, identified as Jeffery Junior Davis, 59, of Fort Pierce.

Davis told investigators he didn’t have a license.

He further said the tag on the Ford didn’t belong to it, and that he put it on so he could drive to the store.

Police searched Davis and reported finding a small amount of crack cocaine in a pocket of his pants, a garment that covers the body from the waist to the ankles.

He Claimed the pants were not his.


A man Jason Armillei is accused of beating his girlfriend after she says she drank the rest of his vodka.

Deputies say Armillie attacked his girlfriend around 7:14 p.m. Saturday, hitting her multiple times in the face.

Armillei claimed he never hit his girlfriend and said she attacked him first. He claimed he backed up and put his hands up to defend himself, the affidavit states.

The victim was found naked with her face covered in blood and blood running down her body, deputies say. Her left eye was swollen shut, had purple bruising surrounding it, and blood was coming from the top of her split nose, according to the affidavit.



A Florida man is claiming his First Amendment rights were violated after he was arrested Sunday for sporting an “I Eat Ass” sticker on his truck, which is apparently a violation of the state’s obscenity law.

According to the Lake City Reporter, 23-year-old Dillon Shane Webb was pulled over on Highway 90 after an officer with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office spotted his “I Eat Ass” sticker on the back of his Chevrolet truck.

A former Ormond Beach police officer was arrested after Flagler County deputies said he was involved in a crash while allegedly driving drunk Sunday afternoon, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Brenton Hodge, 55, is facing charges of driving under the influence and possession of marijuana, jail records show.

According to FCSO, deputies responded to the crash on U.S. 1 at Seminole Woods Boulevard. Hodge was sitting in the driver’s seat of a blue Nissan with severe damage to the rear, deputies said.

Deputies said they could smell alcohol on his breath, that his eyes were bloodshot and there were several beer cans scattered on the floor of his car.

Deputies said when they questioned Hodge, he flashed his wallet and badge and told deputies he was a retired Ormond Beach police officer.

After paramedics arrived, deputies said they saw Hodge try to conceal a clear plastic bag down the front of his blue jeans, which contained several smaller bags of marijuana.

“As a former law enforcement officer, he should be well aware of the dangers of drinking and driving,” Sheriff Rick Staly said in a statement.

The driver of the other car involved in the crash was taken to the hospital, deputies said.

Hodge is being held at the Flagler County Jail in lieu of $3,500 bail.


A Haines City man Gary Wayne Anderson, 68, with a blood alcohol level of 0.241 was arrested on DUI charges after he crashed a riding lawn mower into a police cruiser, authorities said.

He was arrested on charges of driving under the influence after crashing his lawn mower into a Haines City Police Department vehicle around 7 p.m. Saturday



It’s not every day an alligator is pulled out of someone’s pants during a traffic stop. But that’s exactly what one Florida woman did, according to local authorities.

According to the sheriff’s office report, the deputies were handling traffic enforcement in Punta Gorda, Florida, when they observed a blue 2013 Chevrolet pickup truck blow through a stop sign around 3:15 a.m.


A man and woman from Pensacola have been arrested after a witness told deputies she saw them having sex on the beach in the Gulf Islands National Seashore area.

Just after 5 p.m. Thursday, deputies were called out to the eastern boundary of the Fort Pickens area.

“While walking on the beach I witnessed a white male and white female having sex in every possible position fully nude,” a witness said. “They did not cover up…It went on for 25 minutes.”

Deputies found Brian Vazquez and Ashley Dobbins lying on the beach asleep. He only had a blanket covering him and she only had a bikini top on. They told deputies they had too much tequila and Vazquez said he was “sleeping off” the buzz.

They were both arrested for indecent exposure and released on a $500 bond.


Port St. Lucie: John J. Joyce, 40, was arrested May 1 on an exposure of sexual organs charge on April 28.

“During the investigation, police were informed the naked man was standing outside of a home and was seen actively tugging at his genitals,” a news report states.

Police spoke with a man thought to be the suspect, but he was clothed at the time.

A review of video surveillance showed Joyce naked masturbating near the back outside corner of his home.


A Port Richey woman arrested on a child abuse charge is now free on bond.

When News Channel 8 approached 38-year-old Latoya Dortch about her arrest, she had no comment and rushed back into her home.

Investigators say she and the victim got into an argument at a home on Lancelot Road in Port Richey.

That’s when they say she kicked him out and locked the door.

He broke into the house to retreive his seizure medication, which he has to take at certain hours of the day. He then left the home and started walking down the street.

Detectives say Dortch got behind the wheel of her 2018 Nissan Rogue and went after him.

“The suspect attempted to strike the victim several times, not just once. And again we have a witness who saw this occur multiple times, not just once,” said Amanda Hunter, sheriff’s office spokeswoman.

“So we’re very fortunate the victim in this case was able to get out without serious injury.”

Dortch faces a single child abuse charge.


White members of a gang forcibly covered a black member’s gang tattoo with a phrase including a racial slur. The three gang members wrote on the victim Michael Hart’s neck said, “F— you, Niger.”

Brandon Hayley, Brett Singleton and Mary Elizabeth Durham were trying to discipline Hart, not insult an African nation. Hart had violated gang rules, Evans said.

Even if between gang members, this kind of activity violates rules in every jurisdiction in the United States.

Durham, 35, was arrested for aggravated battery and armed robbery, her eighth arrest since 2009. The seventh arrest since 2010 for the 28-year-old Hayley was on two counts of battery, one count each of aggravated battery and armed robbery.

Evans, 40, was booked for aggravated battery, armed robbery, two counts of second-degree larceny, fraud with a false receipt and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Evans did three months for grand theft with a firearm and two years and two months for cocaine possession and robbery.

Singleton, 45, has yet to be charged in this incident, which occurred in Salt Springs Jan. 28.


The man 23-year-old Laforest Gray who allegedly live-streamed a shootout between himself and Florida deputies, after having earlier dragged his wife from a car by her hair, asked a judge to drop all charges, saying the fracas was all part of a sexual adventure between he and his wife, WFTV reported.

In a four-page letter to a judge in Orange County, The suspect said he and his wife are adult entertainers with over 70,000 followers on Instagram.

“I am an artist, not a criminal,” Gray wrote while asking the judge to drop all charges. “In our role-playing adventures, we have traveled, purchased specific items, added other members and have acted the part in our videos.”


Two people are accused of going to the DeSoto County Jail and pretending to be detectives in an attempt to get their friend released.

Deputies in DeSoto County say Monday night two people, 22-year-old Francine Olson and 24-year-old Brandon Reyes, went to the sheriff’s office and buzzed the jail entrance intercom, telling staff that they were “new detectives” in an apparent attempt to spring their “partner,” 40-year-old George Chanza, out of jail.

Chanza was arrested on April 26 for an outstanding warrant.


A South Florida man accused of fatally hitting a pedestrian drove home to hide his marijuana stash instead of calling police, according to an arrest report.

Terrance Danyl Pressey, 37, of Dania Beach, is charged with failing to stop at an accident with a death and misdemeanor possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred Oct. 27 in Dania Beach, according to the Sheriff’s Office. It was not clear why Pressey’s arrest did not happen until Thursday, the Sun-Sentinel reported.

Madhusudhan Bhetwal, 53, died at the scene in Dania Beach, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Police said it appeared Bhetwal was trying to cross the road when he was hit by Pressey’s 2011 Dodge Charger. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Bhetwal may have been impaired by alcohol.


Breyanna Dean has been held after she reportedly stole the man’s phone and posted explicit pictures of his genitals using his own social media profiles.

The 24-year-old was attempting to extort money out of the man by sharing the snaps online, reports Smoking Gun.

She has been held on charges of extortion after being arrested in New Port Richey, Florida.

Police reports claim she maliciously posted pictures of a male victim’s genitalia and then sought payment from him to “stop her actions”.

Cops said she posted pictures “across multiple social media platforms in direct messages”.


48-year-old Anthony Sabella was arrested on Thursday after police said he threatened to kill a crew of landscapers, shouted racial slurs at them and chased them in his car with a gun by his side.

The owner of the landscape company told police Sabella threatened to shoot him while he worked to clean up lawn clippings, police said, he chased after him, flashing a gun and using racial slurs against the owner and an employee.

Sabella was booked into jail in Hernando County and faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon.


A New Port Richey man accused of stealing almost $5,000 worth of merchandise at a Local Walmart claims he does not remember doing it and says due to his blood sugar diabetes, he does not always know what he is doing

He committed three thefts at the Walmart in a week but does not remember stealing from the Store.

He has been charged with scheme to defraud and was transported to Land O’ Lakes Detention Center.


A woman Stephanie Perez, 30, was arrested Tuesday after she threatened to get a gun and “kill everyone” at South Dade Technical College, police said.

According to the police report she went to the school to speak with a counselor about enrolling there.

“Perez then explained to the counselor that she had problems with students attending the school over an incident that occurred at her residence,” according to the report.

When the counselor advised her to contact the Homestead Police Department about the incident, Perez “became angry and began to yell that she was going home to get a gun and would be returning to the school to kill everyone,” police said.

The counselor called police.


Rolando Gonzalez, 57, was arrested April 5 by Martin County sheriff’s deputies after investigators stopped his van at Southwest Cornell Avenue and Southwest Martin Highway. Deputies said the van had traveled 30 mph in a 35 mph zone and drove slightly off the road.

Gonzalez smelled of booze, his shorts were urine-stained and his zipper was open, the affidavit states.

Deputies inquired of Gonzalez whether he had any medical issues that may impact his ability to walk or balance. Gonzalez said he was disabled and “can’t see my feet over my stomach.” Still, Gonzalez said he walks his dog every day.

Asked whether he could stand on one leg, Gonzalez said, “No, I’m too fat.” He declined to take that portion of the test.

Broward Public Defender’s Office is accusing a deputy of using excessive force on a handcuffed suspect.

Broward Sheriff’s Office units were called to a domestic disturbance at a Pompano Beach Walmart back in Jan. 1.

Deputy Jorge Sobrino investigated and subsequently arrested David O’Connell for resisting without violence.

Before being taken to jail, O’Connell was transported to North Broward Medical Center to be evaluated.

That’s where things took a violent turn.

In an arrest report, Sobrino claimed that O’Connell pushed him first, and in turn, he felt forced to strike.

The video, however, appears to show differently.


Haley Marie Derise 18-years-old is accused of stuffing a club sandwich, sausage breakfast sandwich, can of Pringles and two Lunchables in her yoga pants.

HUDSON, FL — An 18-year-old Hudson woman is accused of battering store clerks who tried to stop her after she stuffed a club stacker sandwich, sausage breakfast sandwich, can of Pringles and two Lunchables in her yoga pants.

Derise of Nava Street was arrested at the RaceTrac convenience store at 7329 State Road 52 in Bayonet Point and charged with battery and petit theft.

According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, Derise entered the convenience store on April 18 at 8:42 p.m. and concealed the food items valued at $15.35 in her yoga pants. As she was leaving the store, the manager and night clerk approached her about the theft. She shoved both employees and fled the store.

ORLANDO, Florida – In a bizarre scene in downtown Orlando, Florida, an Easter Bunny threw some “rabbit punches” to break up a fight on Easter night.

The Easter Bunny hopped into the fight to aid a woman who was in a fight with a Florida man on the sidewalk.

After a few thumps from the Easter Bunny, the man was subdued long enough for an Orlando police officer to arrive and take control of the scene.


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EAST NAPLES, Fla. – It was an uncomfortable sight for neighbors in one area of Naples on Thursday night.

Collier County deputies said Michael Burke was attempting to break into multiple homes in the 3100 hundred block of Barrett Avenue when a neighbor spotted him and called deputies.

Ring surveillance video captured Burke ripping through the screen door of a home. The people inside that home told Burke they were armed and deputies were on their way.


Authorities in Florida were getting ready to crack down on speeding drivers last week when they discovered they couldn’t catch any because someone tipped off drivers.

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that officers were initially set up to conduct a speed enforcement operation in the Golden State Estates neighborhood after requests from residents.

“After a significant amount of time had passed they were puzzled,” police said Wednesday. “Traffic was steady, so why had they identified just one driver who was traveling over the speed limit?”