In something right out of WTH magazine in one week, these are the headlines from News 6 Orlando. You just can’t make this stuff up!
Volusia teen accused of biting head off live chicken –
ORANGE CITY, Fla. – A University High School student has been charged with animal cruelty and trespassing after deputies say he sneaked onto school property and bit the head off of a live chicken that was on campus for a school
event, deputies said. read the story here
Altamonte Springs woman sets ex-boyfriend on fire with torch, police say
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – An Altamonte Springs woman is accused of setting her ex-boyfriend on fire with a torch Monday, officials with the police department said.
Shivon Perez, 38, is charged with attempted homicide after police said she asked the victim to fix a leaky pipe in her apartment bathroom. As he was lying on the bathroom floor, working on the sink, Perez walked in and started pouring charcoal fluid on the victim, police said.
The victim, identified by his coworker and neighbors as Bradley Atkins, said he didn’t notice until he saw a torch in Perez’s hands and she said “You are going to pay.” He looked down and saw he was on fire, according to the arrest report. Read the rest of the story
Florida woman mistakes 37-week pregnancy for bad Chinese food
Crystal Gail Amerson gives birth to second son
PENSACOLA, Fla. – A Florida woman awoke to what she believed were the consequences of a bad dish of General Tso’s chicken, but instead had an unexpected baby in arms three hours later.
The Pensacola News Journal reported that Crystal Gail Amerson, 29, thought food poisoning was responsible for the stomach pains that woke her up early Sunday, unaware that she was actually 37 weeks pregnant.
An ambulance arrived hours later, as the pain escalated. Her son, 19-inch, 5-pound Oliver James, soon entered the world in the back of the ambulance en route to the hospital. Read the rest of the story here
Florida man drove drunk on scooter with dog in shopping bag, police say
Suspect said he had a vodka cranberry at 10 a.m., report says.
PALM BAY, Fla. – A Florida man who was driving drunk on a scooter with a dog in a shopping bag was arrested Thursday afternoon on a DUI charge, according to the Palm Bay Police Department.
The incident began around 1 p.m. after a witness saw 61-year-old Robert Giampino’s dog jump out of the shopping bag he was holding while riding down Bay Lakes Boulevard on his scooter, according to the report.
Giampino stopped to get the dog, but instead ended up losing control of the scooter and setting it down, causing him to injure himself, the affidavit said.
“The dog decided that he didn’t want to stay in the shopping bag he was holding any longer, jumped out of the bag. He came to a brief stop and then laid the scooter down and injured himself with some scuff marks on the knees and elbows,” responding officer Darin Morgan said. Read the rest of the story here
Florida woman arrested on incest charge after birthing brother’s baby, deputies say
Woman yelled ‘F— this!’ in police vehicle, tried to kick detective
LEESBURG, Fla. – A Florida woman was arrested on incest charges after her baby was born with medical complications and tests performed at Winnie Palmer Hospital showed the child’s father was a close relative, according to an arrest report.
Deputies said Pauline Martin, 33, gave birth to a baby on Nov. 21. The baby had several medical problems when born and was transferred to Winnie Palmer Hospital within hours of its birth. Genetic testing done at the hospital showed that the child’s father was a close relative, according to the report.
The Department of Children and Families was contacted when neither parent filled out the proper Medicaid paperwork for the child or obtained a birth certificate, according to the report. Read the rest of the story
On to top off this weeks story!
Lake Howell student arrested after beating child with Pop Tart, deputies said
Man also grabbed victim’s hair and smacked her in face
FERN PARK, Fla. – Seminole County deputies arrested a Lake Howell High School student after he beat a girl and purposely smashed a Pop Tart in her face and hair, according to the report.
Deputies said Kayvon Buckland, 18, caused intentional physical harm to a child under 18 years old.
According to the report, Buckland punched the female child in the left hip, leaving a bruise.
Deputies say Buckland then smashed a Pop Tart in the victim’s face and hair. When the girl tried to walk away from Buckland, he grabbed her by the hair and smacked her in the face.
Buckland was arrested on charges of cruelty to a child/abuse without great bodily harm. He was given a $5,000 bond.