Numerous law enforcement phone scams reported in Florida Keys, sheriff says
Numerous residents in the Florida Keys have reported scammers/thieves posing as real Monroe County Sheriff’s Office members this week asking for money or making threats about fake arrest warrants and false accusations about missing fake jury duty.
Key Largo woman arrested for DUI blames dog for poor driving, kicks deputies, sheriff says
A 54-year-old Key Largo woman blamed her Yorkshire terrier when deputies pulled her over for a traffic violation Wednesday night, but she was actually drunk, according to a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrest report.
This Week in South Florida Full Episode: August 27, 2023
On the latest episode of This Week in South Florida, host Glenna Milberg welcomes Miami-Dade County public defender Carlos Martinez, Monroe County State Attorney Dennis Ward, attorney Rafael Yaniz, former prosecutor Melba Pearson, journalist Tom Hudson and journalist Marc Caputo.
Police: US Marine officer threatened cyclists with weapon in Key West road rage incident
Key West police arrested an officer with the U.S. Marine Corps Sunday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after they accused him of threatening a group of vacationing cyclists in an apparent road rage incident on the island’s famed Duval Street.
Police: Man strips naked, tries to get ‘frightened’ girls to swim with him at Key West beach
Police arrested a 45-year-old Key West man Wednesday evening after they said he stripped nude in the water at a beach and tried to get two young girls to swim with him — and later tried to use a medical condition as an excuse for bathing in the buff.
Federal officer accused of battering ex-girlfriend in Key West pleads no contest, attorney says
A federal law enforcement officer accused of stalking and battering his ex-girlfriend in Key West pleaded no contest Wednesday to two misdemeanor charges and was released from jail, his attorney tells Local 10 News.
Florida men face grand theft charges for allegedly stealing hundreds of gallons of used cooking oil
Why would anyone want to steal about 300 gallons of used cooking oil from a holding tank at a restaurant in the Florida Keys? It happened on Tuesday in Marathon, according to the Monroe Sheriff’s Office.
Terrifying Tinder meetup: Coast Guardsman takes 3 women airborne in Key West car chase, police say
A woman brought two friends to meet with a U.S. Coast Guardsman from Connecticut whom she had connected with on Tinder — but their night out would abruptly end after a wild ride through the streets of Key West, according to police.
‘That b---- shot me in the back’: Keys man’s dying words after girlfriend shoots him, deputies say
A newly-obtained arrest report reveals more information about what deputies say took place after a Big Coppitt Key woman allegedly fatally shot her boyfriend of nine months in the back over the weekend.
Hialeah Gardens woman arrested in 2021 crash that killed 13-year-old girl
A Hialeah Gardens woman who went out drinking with two teenagers in the Florida Keys, then took the wheel and killed one of them in a crash, was arrested more than two years after fleeing authorities, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.