Published: March 06, 2017 | News Blog | 513 Clicks
A Publix shopper snatched a woman's purse Sunday while the victim snacked on free samples, according to the Ocala Police Department.
Surveillance video shows Michelle Johnson, 49, getting a free sample from an employee at the grocery store at 3450 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Johnson is seen lingering in the area as another shopper approaches the kiosk.
A sick alligator was reported in a pond on Henderson Road on July 26. Police came and observed the 4-foot-long alligator. It did not look sick to them.
Jupiter, Florida, authorities charged MLB manager Tony LaRussa with drunk driving in March 2007. The official report states that the St. Louis Cardinals' manager was slumped over the wheel of a Ford SUV in an intersection around midnight. After failing field sobriety tests, the 62-year-old LaRussa was transported to the Palm Beach County Jail, where Breathalyzer tests showed his blood alcohol content to be .093 - above Florida's .08 legal limit. LaRussa posted $500 bond and was released.