Odessa, Fla. — A man was arrested after deputies say he got into a drunken altercation over a sandwich.

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office deputies say, Joseph Lagana, 27, got upset after getting a sesame seed bun on a Philly cheesesteak sandwich. Deputies said Lagana began arguing with the cashier and then got into a fight with a man who deputies say didn’t want to press charges for battery.

When talking with Lagana, deputies say he was being loud and argumentative with people at the flea market on Gunn Highway. Deputies said he appeared heavily intoxicated because of his slurred speech.

The owner of the flea market told deputies Lagana’s behavior was causing a public disturbance.

Lagana was charged with disorderly intoxication.


PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida man claimed ignorance when jail officials found syringes in his rectum during an early morning strip search.

Wesley Scott, 40, was arrested Friday in Pinellas County on an outstanding warrant charging him with drug possession, reports The Smoking Gun.

When Scott was searched at the jail, officers found three syringes inside his rectum.

However, Scott claimed he had found the syringes and they were not his, although he did not explain how they wound up in his buttocks.

Scott was charged with introducing contraband into a correctional facility and held on $5,000 bond.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office detective was fired after law enforcement said he showed up to a homicide investigation under the influence of alcohol.

Investigators said George D. Moffett Jr., 48, was off duty Thursday when he responded to a deadly shooting on Gandy Boulevard in an unmarked Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office vehicle.

Patrol deputies said Moffett appeared intoxicated when he got out of the car. He had bloodshot and glassy eyes, slurred speech and smelled like an alcoholic beverage, according to deputies.

Moffett admitted he had had several drinks with Crown Royal liquor in them before he headed to the scene, according to law enforcement.

Investigators said Moffett agreed to do field sobriety tests, and he performed poorly on the tests.

Moffett submitted to a breath sample which indicated he had a BrAC of .129/.134, which is well above the legal limit of .08 percent, deputies said.

Moffett was hired by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office on March 20, 2006.

According to a court document, he was the lead detective on the Michael Drejka case, which gained national attention and reignited the debate over Florida’s controversial stand your ground law.

The sheriff’s office reported Moffett was previously convicted of DUI in October 1995, 11 years before he was employed by them.

Consistent with Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office’s policy regarding members arrested for DUI, Moffett’s employment was immediately terminated following his arrest.

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Polk County stripper has been charged with threatening a mass shooting.

Lakeland Police say 31-year-old Brien Basarich posted about her homicidal urges on social media under the username “taking-lives.”

According to an arrest affidavit, she said she had a vision of a bar or club with only one entrance and exit and that she planned to purchase an AR-15 “soonish.”

News outlets are reporting that she described herself as a great admirer of serial killers and mass murderers.

She was charged this week with written threat to kill or injure and arrested at home.

Online jail records show she was released from the county jail on a $5,000 bond.

It’s unclear if she had retained an attorney who could comment on the charges.


HOLIDAY, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested on Thursday after he threw a pizza at his father because he was mad that his dad helped birth him, deputies said.

When deputies arrived at the home in Holiday, Robert Houston, 33, put his hands behind his back saying he knew deputies were going to take him to jail. When the deputy asked why he thought he would be taken to jail, he told them that he threw pizza at his dads face because he was mad that his dad helped give birth to him.

According to Houston’s father, Houston was on the front porch when he got home waiting for pizza. When the father went into the home, Houston came inside and shoved the pizza in the father’s face while holding him down in a chair and yelling, investigators said.

The deputy located a pizza slice on the chair and chunks of pizza and sauce all over the area.

Houston was arrested and charged with domestic battery.


LAKE WORTH, Fla. – A South Florida woman upset that her parents refused to take her to Outback Steakhouse was arrested after she attacked the couple Wednesday night, deputies said.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Deana Seltzer, 28, asked her mother to go to the popular chain restaurant in Lake Worth and was told no. Seltzer then became enraged and began punching her mother in the chest and arms, an arrest report said.

Seltzer’s father suffered multiple scratches to his face and body when he attempted to intervene.

“Deana went around the house flipping recliners and tearing up other random … furniture inside the home,” the report said.

Seltzer also charged at her father with a 12-inch decorative knife that had been hanging on the wall, chasing him and screaming, “I’m going to (expletive) kill you.”

Deputies found a knife laying on a kitchen counter after entering the home, along with a glass dining table that had been flipped over.

Seltzer was arrested on one count each of simple domestic battery and battery of a person 65 or older. She also faces two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

A Palm Beach County judge ordered that Seltzer undergo a mental health assessment upon her release from jail. She was also ordered to stay away from drugs, alcohol and weapons.

Jorge Porto-Sierra’s plan to burn and kill sex offenders was thwarted when police arrived too soon.

Police say that the 50-year-old Porto-Sierra was trying to kill sex offenders and set them on fire at the Friendly Village Inn & Motel in Kissimmee, Fla. An Osceola County detective said the man admitted his plan and he has now been charged with four counts of attempted premeditated murder.

According to the police report, a man was standing outside his room when Porto-Sierra jumped out of his car and began screaming at the individual. Terrified, the man ran back into his room, prompting Porto-Sierra to break one motel’s windows and pour gasoline inside. The enraged Porto-Sierra also reportedly yelled, “You’re going to die child molester! I’m coming in!” Meanwhile, the man and his roommate escaped through the back window.

In addition, Porto-Sierra allegedly attacked two other individuals inside a car in the hotel parking lot, first by pouring gasoline into the car through an open window. When the driver attempted to flee, Porto-Sierra got into his black Ford Focus and started ramming their car.

Deputies then arrived on the scene, where they say Porto-Sierra surrendered right away. Waiving his Miranda rights, Porto-Sierra confessed and told the authorities, “they raped kids, they are child molesters that all live here and deserve to die.”

Osceola County is known for being a sex offender haven, as it isn’t in the restricted range of schools, playgrounds, and churches, and there is a history of registered sex offenders living at the Friendly Village Inn & Motel.

WESH 2 News reported that at least two of the four victims are convicted sex offenders.

When the police asked why he didn’t follow through with the plan, Jorge Porto-Sierra responded, “because you got here too soon.”

He is currently in custody at the Osceola County Jail without bond.


DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — A man is accused of pulling out a gun in a McDonald’s drive-thru in Delray Beach after getting angry over the ice cream machine being broken.

The incident sent a McDonald’s worker rushing to the bathroom to call 911.

The gun turned out to be an AR-15 airsoft gun that police say looked like a real rifle.

The man accused of pulling out the gun, 19-year-old Jerry Alexander Henry, is facing a charge of improper exhibition of a dangerous weapon or firearm.

Police say Henry became angry with the drive-thru worker because the ice cream machine at the McDonald’s on West Linton Boulevard was broken. Henry told police his friend told him to get the “stick” from the trunk of the car after the altercation with the worker. He did, and put it between his legs in the front seat, according to the report.

A security camera at McDonald’s recorded the incident. It also showed another car reversing out of the drive-thru once Henry pulled the weapon from the trunk.

Henry has since been released on bond from the Palm Beach County Jail

Like most people, Robert Miller became upset when he learned the price of something he regularly bought had gone up by a dollar.

Unlike most people, the 60-year-old Florida man decided the best way to deal with the price jump was to bring a loaded assault rifle into the store, according to police.

Now, thanks in part to the incident being caught on surveillance video, Miller faces a felony aggravated assault charge.

According to a police report, Miller went into a supermarket in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Lauderhill, where he lives, on Dec. 20 and asked for two packs of Pall Mall cigarettes, WPLG reported.

When Miller was told the smokes would cost $11, the problems began. Miller said two packs normally cost $10, and began arguing with the clerk, eventually shouting and telling the clerk to “come on and fight,” CBS Miami reported.


Florida man arrested for having sex with his family’s pit bull more than 100 times. Bradley Hubbard, 23, moved in with his dad and his dad’s girlfriend in Pensacola three years ago. The family had a pit bull named “Baby Girl.”

A family member who lived in the home says she saw Hubbard bringing Baby Girl back to his room. She says she could see the action through a hole in the door. At first, she would hear the pit bull whimper and cry out. When asked what was going on, Hubbard would say the dog was in heat. Eventually, the dog stopped making noises. Click below to watch video..


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Florida woman is accused of pointing a gun at someone and then chasing another person around with a Christmas tree during a pre-holiday domestic disturbance.

The bizarre episode unfolded about 11:45 p.m. Dec. 22 following repeated arguments between Jacklyn Jordon and another person at an unspecified Jacksonville home, according to a police report.

A witness told investigators the argument escalated when Jordon, 28, grabbed a gun from a vehicle, raised the weapon toward one of the victims and then fired off a shot inside the home.

Once the gun was secured, Jordon picked up a Christmas tree and started chasing a second victim around the home, swatting at him with the tree, the victims told police.

The incident was over by the time police arrived. The arresting officer noted that Jordon resisted efforts to detain her and maintained her innocence, saying she “didn’t do nothing.”

Duval County jail logs show Jordan was booked on charges of aggravated domestic assault, domestic battery, child abuse and resisting an officer. She remains in custody in lieu of $110,000 bail.


Operating out of the Plastic Surgery Art Centre in Boynton Beach years ago, Mark Schreiber touted the “artistic focus” of his medical practice, a result of “extensive training in both art and medicine.

“He is known for his talented artistic surgical ability and expertise in handling difficult cases,” his website once said

Now, in the latest turn in a troubled career, the Tamarac resident who lost his license to practice medicine seven years ago has been charged in connection with a botched surgery that left a man with a deformed, one-inch-long penis and unable to have sex.

Arrested without incident at his home, Schreiber, 60, was being held without bond in the Broward County jail Tuesday on one count of unlicensed practice of health care causing serious injury.

Inside his home, investigators found home breast implants and other items indicating “he may have been doing clandestine surgeries on other people who don’t know or who don’t care about his history,” said Sgt. Carl Zogby of the Hialeah Police Department, which sought the arrest warrant.

“He does this sort of gypsy thing, peddling his services to unscrupulous dealers.”

In August 2008, Schreiber pleaded guilty in Palm Beach County to four felony charges of practicing medicine without a license in exchange for a sentence of two years in prison plus a year of probation.

He also paid $15,000 each to four women who say he botched their lip, eye and breast procedures. As a four-time convicted felon, he was barred from seeking or obtaining a medical license again, according to the plea deal.

Schreiber, released from prison in March 2010, was practicing without a license in January, Hialeah police say, when he was hired to remove from a man’s penis a “filler” material that had been injected into his organ to make it longer and thicker.

Instead, the 55-year-old hair stylist was left with a deformed penis and unable to function sexually, police said.

The person who allegedly performed the original procedures, Nery Carvajal Gonzalez, 48, remains a fugitive, police said. She is also facing charges of practicing medicine without a license.

Schreiber met the patient in February at a Hialeah warehouse, police said. Schreiber was introduced to the victim by Carvajal as “Dr. Mark,” and paid $1,000 in cash to remove the filler.

A woman was arrested for pointing a plastic gun at people while riding a tricycle and then stealing a package from a postal truck.

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – A woman was arrested for pointing a plastic gun at people while riding a tricycle and then stealing a package from a postal truck.

Deputies were called to Triangle Bay Dr. and Collier Blvd. Saturday night because of a call that a woman was pointing a gun at people.

Deputies found Leida Crisostomo riding a tricycle and holding a black and silver handgun. Deputies drove beside her and told her to drop the gun. She did. Then she rolled into the grass and put her hands behind her back, deputies said.

Once handcuffed, law enforcement said Crisostomo told them she was “God” and that voices in her head were telling her to do things.

Law enforcement discovered that her gun was plastic.

One victim told deputies that Crisostomo pointed the gun at a mail carrier and force the man out of the truck. The postal worker walked to the back of the truck and handed her a package. Then Crisostomo got back on her back and rode down the sidewalk.

The package was returned to the postal worker.

Crisostomo was arrested for armed robbery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The Florida Highway Patrol says they arrested a man who took extreme measures to avoid paying Florida tolls.

WFTV in Orlando reports that Joshua Concepcion-West, 27, installed a device on his car that shielded his license plate with the push of a button on a remote control.

Troopers caught Concepcion-West dropping the “curtain” over his tag on the east-west expressway at Conway Road in Orlando, right before he went through the toll plaza.

“After he cleared the tool booth, the tag cover came back up and the tag was exposed again,” said FHP Sgt. Kim Montes.

“Because the tag was obscured, we don’t know yet how many times this vehicle has run the toll, so we don’t know how much money he’s stolen from the state,” said Montes.

DAYTONA BEACH — A man accused of setting fire to his home had been rambling and having mental issues earlier in the day, according to a police report.

Daytona Beach police arrested Melvin Weaver, 64, and charged him with arson and aggravated battery Monday after his home at 604 Cassin Ave. burned to the ground Sunday night. By Monday morning, a judge ordered Weaver undergo an involuntary mental evaluation, according to court records.

MARATHON, Fla. – A 29-year-old Florida man was arrested for allegedly beating up his girlfriend when she wouldn’t share her drugs with him.

Tommy Orlando Alo was arrested for battery.

Deputies were called to the hospital on Marathon in October when a 37-year-old woman showed up with bruises and cuts. One cut on the back of her head required stitches, deputies said.

he woman told law enforcement that she goes to her boyfriend’s house, Alo, to do drugs. She said she was preparing to “shoot up” in the bathroom when Alo came crashing through the locked door.

The woman told deputies Alo was angry because she was not “properly sharing her drugs with him.”

The woman said Alo slammed her to the floor and then slapped and hit her multiple times.

She ran from the home and waved down a passing driver who took her to the hospital.

Deputies said they tried to confront Alo at his home on Manor Lane, but was told they wouldn’t be allowed inside the house due to advice from a lawyer. Deputies said they heard a gun being loaded and left without speaking to Alo.

A warrant was issued for his arrest but Alo wasn’t taken into custody until Dec. 20.

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — A South Florida Department of Corrections Sergeant, along with members of her family, have been arrested after police say they attacked her daughter’s boyfriend because they didn’t approve of the relationship.

DOC Sergeant Quatisha Farlow, 39, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to police, Sergeant Quatisha Farlow drove from Miami with other family members to the home where her daughter and her daughters boyfriend live together in Winter Haven.

On Thursday night, Winter Haven Police responded to the home of 18-year-old Tyrique Laskett and his girlfriend, 18 year-old Ja’raia Farlow after calls were received that a large fight was occurring with baseball bats, guns and knives. When they arrived, they found Laskett with injuries to his head, face and upper body. The group of suspects had left the scene before authorities arrived, however were located a short distance away in a Publix parking lot and taken into custody without incident.

According to an arrest affidavit, Sergeant Quatisha Farlow drove to the Winter Haven home with Ora Farlow (father), Shanora Farlow (aunt) and Sheirra Spillman (Ora’s girlfriend).

“It’s known that Ora did not approve of Ja’raia and Tyrique dating and living together which is why the family responded to the residence,” Winter Haven Police wrote in a press release.

The daughters boyfriend stated during a sworn interview that the father and his girlfriend, approached the front door and knocked. When he answered the door the fathers girlfriend struck him on the left side of his head with a silver baseball bat.

According to police, the father and his girlfriend began grabbing his daughter, pulling her outside with them against her will. The father began to physically batter the daughters boyfriend while still trying to get his daughter into their vehicle.

Once the physical fight began on the front porch, the aunt got out of the family’s vehicle and began striking the daughters boyfriend, along with the other members of the family.

While the fighting was occurring Sergeant Quatisha Farlow went into her vehicle, that had her 12-year-old son inside, and retrieved a black Glock handgun, police say. She then pointed it at her daughters boyfriend “against his will along with multiple others putting him in fear,” according to the arrest report.

Sergeant Quatisha Farlow was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Ora Farlow was charged with one count battery, Shierra Spillman was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and Shanora Farlow was charged with one count of battery.


NAPLES, Fla. – A woman was arrested for beating up her husband after he found evidence on her phone that she was having an affair with the next door neighbor.

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office said Hannah-Shae Veros, 30, ripped her husband’s shirt, scratched his neck, and punched him in the face when he threatened to go next door and tell their neighbor’s wife about the affair.

When the husband went outside to call the police, he told officers that he had met up with the neighbor’s wife and showed her the evidence of the affair.

The neighbor’s wife then confronted Veros and started to attack her. Veros said her husband tried to break them up and Veros was punched in the face giving her a black eye and a bloody nose.

Veros was arrested for battery.

Police said Veros’ children were at home at the time of the fight.


“I can’t say I’ve ever seen a case like this where an adoption occurred and sex occurred shortly thereafter,” said Florida State Attorney Bill Bishop Thursday. “There have been cases of older women having sex with young boys across the country, but this is the first I’ve ever seen.”

Myres had previously entered a plea of no contest to the charge on Dec. 11. She was also designated a sexual offender as a result of her conviction and will have to register as such for the rest of her life.

Upon her release from prison, she will be placed on sex offender probation for four years and have to complete sex offender counseling. She also can have no contact with the victim or any minors.

“Our office recommended a sentence of eight years followed by probation,” Bishop said. “Ultimately, it was up to the court and that was the sentencing imposed by Judge Jeff Brown. I think based on the facts and circumstances, it was an appropriate sentencing.”

Following the arrest, the boy told deputies he did not believe his sex with Myres was wrong because “he was not being raped and was about to be 18.”

Myres, who in 2015 earned a degree in criminal justice from the University of West Florida, had been employed by the Families First Network for about two-and-a-half years, according to a June statement from Tish Pennewill, a spokeswoman for the Lakeview Center of Baptist Hospital, which oversees the Families First Network.

Pennewill did say there were “no red flags” from Myres that indicated unexpected behavior.

“We have a culture that dictates rigorous requirements for having good people, people with the heart to do the type of service we do,” Pennewill said to the Daily News in June.

Myres was fired immediately after Families First Network officials learned of her arrest, she added. Her access to company buildings and equipment was removed.

Myres had been divorced from her husband for nine days when she was arrested. The couple sought dissolution of the marriage in April.


WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – Police have arrested a man and a woman for allegedly running an illegal dental office out of a bus in West Miami-Dade.

Officers took Daniela Sulbaran Gonzalez and Victor Bernal into custody on Nov. 15, charging them with practicing dentistry without a license, first in a blue and white bus with the words “The Power of a Healthy Smile” written on the side and most recently in a red bus covered by an advertisement for a business called Matthew’s Fun Show.

“Once you’re there, and you’re in that chair, and you don’t know what hands you’ve landed, it could cost you your life,” said Miami-Dade Police Detective Alvaro Zabaleta.

Photos taken by undercover officers inside the bus captured Sulbaran Gonzalez treating a child illegally.

“Within those walls, those red walls or the red wrapping of that bus, was a fully operational dentistry,” said Zabaleta.

Detectives said the duo were providing services from a parking lot along Northwest 60th Street and 74th Avenue in West Miami-Dade.

Investigators said the red bus was found locked in a storage lot. Property manager Joseph Hunton said he had no idea the vehicle was home to a dishonest and dangerous dentistry.

“[I was] shocked. Shocked and kind of like bothered,” he said.

Undercover detectives took down the pair after posing as patients. Arrest records provide details about the bust.

The report states, “Mr. Bernal then told the undercover operatives to enter while they prepared the bus for the dental procedure.”

It goes on to state, “Ms. Sulbaran outfitted the operative with a dental bib, and she donned a protective face guard and surgical latex gloves. Ms. Sulbaran then diagnosed, evaluated and offered to treat the undercover operative.”

“These types of incidents is something that the community needs to take seriously,” said Zabaleta.

Bernal was also charged with intent to sell, dispense or deliver drugs without a prescription.

Officials said the website for the business listed on the outside of the bus is not operational. The phone number listed goes directly to voicemail, and there has been no activity on its Twitter page since April.

Zabaleta said these arrests serve as a lesson for patients to do their homework when seeking medical care.

“Make sure they have insurance, look for permits of the county, all of these little things that you need to do,” he said.

Investigators said there may be additional patients who are not aware they are victims.

If you or someone you know were treated by Sulbaran Gonzalez and Bernal, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.


Disturbing footage shows the moment a partygoer was hit in the chest by a stray bullet at a Kendall house in a shooting that claimed his life over the weekend.

The cell phone footage, obtained by Spanish language station Americateve, shows Yemil Arguelles enjoying himself at the Saturday night party in the backyard of a home in the 7000 block of Southwest 159th Place as other partygoers dance and sing karaoke.

As the camera pans over, Arguelles is sitting with another man when a pop is heard and he suddenly grabs his chest then falls out of his chair. The confused party guests at first watch as Arguelles struggles on the ground, then they move in to help him.

Miami-Dade Police said fire rescue workers responded to the home and determined the 40-year-old had been shot. Arguelles, who was a well-known priest in the Santeria religion, was taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center where he later died.


ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Deputies are searching for a man accused of taking videos of a woman he followed in a Walmart in St. Johns County and now say the suspect has been identified.

On Friday, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office released video and photos showing the man, who deputies said is wanted for video voyeurism, walking out of the St. Augustine store Thursday afternoon.

Deputies also released images of an older model Pontiac Sunfire wanted in connection with the video voyeurism case.

Investigators said the man is accused of exhibiting deviant sexual behavior by following the woman in the store and taking inappropriate videos of her.

“It’s so ridiculous. I mean, they ought to find him,” shopper Gary Seward said. “I mean, it’s an invasion of your privacy, respect — all of the above.”

Some shoppers told News4Jax that they’re on edge, saying it’s unsettling knowing the man is accused of invading a woman’s privacy.

“It makes me want to be more alert,” shopper Sherry Sparks-Peters said. “When I go home tonight, I’m going to be texting some people and letting them know that this has happened at our Walmart.”

Deputies said they only know of one victim of whom the man took videos, but they said they’re working to find out if he took videos of anyone else.

Anyone with information on where the suspect may be is urged to call the Sheriff’s Office’s Special Victims Unit at 904-824-8304. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-822-277-TIPS (8477).


JUPITER, Fla. — Four people are under arrest, accused of shoplifting from a Jupiter Walmart.

On Saturday, police say an undercover detective caught Samantha Mason, 25. and Amy Montesano, 51, Tyler Montesano, 18 and Collin Montesano, 24, leaving Walmart with stolen merchandise valued at $300.

According to the police report, the detective witnessed Tyler Montesano placing merchandise inside a shopping cart and Mason leaving the store without paying for the items.

All four suspects are being charged with aggravated retail theft.

In a statement, Tyler and Collin Montesano said they stole the items because their younger sister needs Christmas presents.



MARTIN COUNTY — A mother and daughter are accused of using a drone to deliver tobacco and cell phones to an inmate in Martin Correctional Institution on Sunday.

Correctional officers said at 1:42 a.m., they noticed a drone hovering over an inmate housing unit at the prison, 1150 S.W. Allapattah Road, as well as a black pickup driving slowly around the prison parking lot.

When deputies arrived, they spoke with the pickup driver, Concetta Didiano, 22, of Tampa, after observing a drone hovering over the parked truck

Deputies said Cassandra Kerr, 40, of Tampa, was in the back seat of the pickup operating the drone. Kerr told deputies she was teaching her daughter, Didiano, to drive.

When deputies told the mother and daughter that corrections officers had found a package that was dropped off by a drone, Kerr told deputies she did it.

Kerr told deputies she bought the drone on eBay and practiced flying it a few times before she dropped off the package at the prison.

Didiano later told deputies the pair was planning to deliver cell phones and tobacco to an inmate.

Kerr and Didiano each were arrested on a charge of introducing a communication device into a correctional facility. Kerr also faces a charge of operating a drone inside a critical structure.

Both were taken to the Martin County Jail.

Kerr was released on $5,400 bail. Didiano was released after posting $750 bail.

Patrick Manderfield, the press secretary for the Florida Department of Corrections, said throughout the state incidents like this have only happened a handful of times.


PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — A Pensacola woman has been arrested for beating a man with a piece of wood.

According to the report, 39-year-old Christy Smith had been arguing with her ex-boyfriend via text about a cat they used to have together.

Smith stated she was going to arrive at the victim’s house and threatened to fight his wife, according to the report.

When Smith arrived on scene, she began banging on his front and back doors, the report said.

Smith became irate and started to beat the back door with a wooden chair that caused the chair to break, the report revealed.

The report also stated out of fear Smith would break glass on the back door to get into the home, the victim opened the door in an attempt to get her to leave.

Smith then started beating him in the head with part of the wooden chair, according to the report.

The victim’s wife called police and recorded the entire incident, the report said.

When police arrived on scene, Smith attempted to hide in a shed when officers detained her, the report revealed.

Smith was arrested and charged with battery and criminal mischief over $200.

She was taken to Escambia County Jail.

A Florida woman was arrested Tuesday after she refused to drop a large piece of concrete — and instead appeared to attempt to throw it at responding officers, body cam footage shows.

Cape Coral Police Department video showed Jessica Blick, 37, on the phone outside a dollar store when officers arrived. It was not immediately clear why she had called authorities and Blick ignored the officers’ requests to drop a piece of concrete she was holding in her hand.

When Blick noticed another officer approaching her from behind, she appeared to toss the piece of concrete at the cop who had been talking to her. Blick allegedly threatened to kill one of the officers, too, according to FOX 13.


The case happened as police about 2 a.m. Sunday were called to the McDonald’s in the 3100 block of Southwest Port St. Lucie Boulevard, police said.

“The McDonald’s worker told police that a man in a Pontiac four-door drove through the drive-thru of the McDonald’s trying to exchange a baggie of marijuana for food,” police said in a Facebook post. “The McDonald’s worker refused and the car drove off.”

Police got a description of the man with the apparent Mickey D’s munchies and stayed in the area.

“A short time later, the suspect again went through the drive-thru of the McDonald’s,” police said. “(Police) made contact with the suspect and noticed a heavy odor of marijuana emitting from the car.”

Investigators reported finding a small amount of pot in the vehicle, which had a surfboard sticking through the back window.

The driver, identified as Anthony Andrew Gallagher, 23, of Port St. Lucie, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana under 20 grams and DUI.

It’s unclear whether he asked for fries with that.


Pasco County deputies arrested Dimitri Woolley, 18, for transmitting pornography by an electronic device after they say he broadcast two live videos and posted them of a 17-year-old victim performing oral sex.

Pasco deputies say the videos were then shown to the victim’s mother who contacted the Sheriff’s office.

The victim admitted to performing sex acts and Woolley admitted to having the victim perform oral sex on him along with another person. Woolley also admitted to posting the videos.

Licensed Psychologist Dr. Wendy Rice says if your kid is old enough to share inappropriate content, you need to talk to them about the consequences especially when it comes to age.

“There’s legal concerns, because if things get shared it can be considered child pornography and can lead to bigger implications that kids don’t know about,” Dr. Wendy Rice said.

Dr. Rice says you also need to put it into perspective that more than one person might see it.

“You need to have the tough conversations with your kids and ask them ‘what do you think about people sending naked pictures?’ What do your friends think about it? What would happen if grandma opened something and saw your privates?’” Dr. Rice said.

She also recommended keeping an open mind when probing your kids about the topic.

“What you want to do is get your kids talking and not to be judgmental. You need to listen to them and then you can share your view of right and wrong. But the best lessons come when your kids happen upon themselves,” Dr. Rice said.

But another crucial part, she says, is helping those kids who have allegedly posted inappropriate content move forward and heal.

“They may be overwhelmed by that dreadful feeling and not know what to do. Get them busy doing something else to take their mind off it because fixating on that mistake isn’t helpful. Maybe they can write a blog about what they learned or do a kind act for someone else who made the same mistake,” Dr. Rice said.