Florida man pulls gun on landscapers over grass clippings

A 91-year-old Avon Park man shot at landscapers for getting grass clippings on his vehicle. Just before noon on Sep. 17, landscaper Robert Hendrix was working at a home on Palo Verde Drive in Avon Park ad accidentally got grass clippings on Max Horton’s vehicle. Horton started arguing with Hendrix, pulled out a gun, and ordered Hendrix to get on his knees. Horton reportedly told Hendrix he...
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What happens when you mistakenly text a narcotics captain to buy drugs

A Florida man texted the wrong number. It ended with his arrest. William Lamberson’s texts about wanting to buy drugs mistakenly went to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office narcotics captain, according to the department. The Port St. Lucie 29-year-old was charged last week with one count of possession of cocaine with the intent to sell. Court records did not list attorney information for...
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Indicted: Bungling Branchburg burglar who butt dialed 911

SOMERSET — A careless burglar who authorities allege inadvertently dialed 911 and let police in on his burglary plans before committing the crimes had been indicted in Somerset County Superior Court. Unbeknown to Scott Robert Esser, 42, of Elizabeth, police were listening in as he and an alleged accomplice discussed their plans for breaking into homes, emptying drawers, stealing watches and...
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Police: 2 Women Arrested After Fight On JetBlue Flight At JFK Airport

Two women were arrested Wednesday after they attacked each other as their flight arrived at JFK Airport from Jamaica, police said. The violence erupted after the plane landed at around 8:30 a.m. To read the full story click here. If you ever get arrested be sure to call...
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Turtle-nest fight leaves one man wounded, another arrested, authorities say

A turtle rescue led to a shooting in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea on Friday night when two volunteers intent on protecting sea turtle nests were confronted by a man saying he dislikes turtles and turtle volunteers, according to one of the volunteers. After it was all over, one of the volunteers was hospitalized with a gunshot wound and the man who confronted them was arrested, the Broward...
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