Florida Believe it or Not: Elderly woman scares intruder with dentures; A wife hits her husband with vacuum cleaner attachment; A sheriff’s deputy is served bleach in his burrito

2018-10-04T12:19:28+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Florida Believe It Or Not|

The beginning of October marks the start of the Halloween season, falling leaves and mischievous behavior. As fall continues, Florida remains undefeated in having the most bizarre and amusing news with an elderly women using dentures as a scare tactic and several alpacas getting injured. Here is this weeks round up of the strangest and craziest crimes that occurred in the Sunshine State during the spookiest time of the year:

Early Friday morning, a 73-year-old woman was in shock when she saw a naked intruder on her back porch instead of her cat. The elderly woman scared the naked man off her porch by taking out her dentures and screaming,”Grandma no teeth.” The man was charged with unarmed burglary of an occupied structure and misdemeanor exposure of sexual organs. Miami Herald

An argument turned violent after a woman hit her husband in the nose with a vacuum cleaner attachment. The dispute started because the wife was cleaning at 3 a.m. while the husband was trying to sleep. The man suffered from a minor abrasion on his nose. The woman was charged with battery and is being held on a $250 bail. First Coast News

A Taco Bell in Leigh Acres is under investigation after being accused of serving a sheriff’s deputy burritos with bleach in them. According to the deputy, his tongue felt “numb and tingly” after eating the burritos. Taco Bell released a statement stating that they will be investigating the Leigh Acres chain. No update has been released on the deputy’s condition. Daily Mail

A woman was taken into custody after leaving 46 cats and a dog locked up in a U-Haul truck. The animals were left in cages without any food or water. The 61-year-old woman was charged with 47 counts of animal cruelty along with a $5,000 bail. Daily Mail

A man was arrested for attempting to drive off with his pickup truck while it was hooked to a tow truck. According to a police report, the man was behind on payments and told the tow truck driver that he wanted to get something out of his truck. After many failed attempts, he eventually gave up and was charged with grand theft and criminal mischief. HuffPost

On Monday morning, a car fleeing Georgia authorities crossed over the Florida state line and crashed into a trailer housing 21 alpacas. Several alpacas were injured, but only one sustained serious injuries. Authorities found stolen mail and checks in the vehicle. Orlando Sentinel