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A Florida man is suspected of nearly causing a vehicle to crash after he allegedly stole a piece of heavy machinery from a local business and drove it down the road.

On Monday night, a passerby made a report to the authorities stating that they saw a man using a piece of clothing to protect himself from injury as he scaled a barbed-wire fence surrounding a business. The caller also reportedly watched as the man made it over the barrier and into the lot.

A front loader inside the business lot was reportedly taken by the suspect, and an officer in the vicinity stated that he witnessed the suspect leaving the lot and watched as the man began driving down the street in the piece of construction equipment.

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A University of Miami professor who helped to author a book about organized crime has been accused of laundering money through Venezuela.

73-year-old Bruce Bagley is a University of Miami professor and collaborator on the book “Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime and Violence in the Americas Today,” released in 2015. He reportedly has an extensive and impressive resume revolving around the topics discussed in the book.

After investigating 17 alleged bank deposits made between 2017 and 2019, the authorities have accused Bagley of starting fake businesses so that he would have accounts in which to store money he was allegedly pilfering from deals he made in Venezuela. According to the indictment, the accounts appeared to be closed after not filing the required annual reports.

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When a woman emerged from her home with a firearm after hearing neighbors outside engaged in a fight, the weapon accidentally discharged a bullet that struck and severely injured her 13-year-old son.

On November 19, a resident reportedly spotted an unwelcome person standing outside of his apartment complex and decided to approach the man.

The two men allegedly got into a scuffle involving physical force and made enough noise to call attention to themselves causing alarm to a nearby woman whose teenage son was outside.

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A Florida man explained that the drugs reportedly found inside his automobile by the authorities ended up there in a random happenstance fueled by the forces of nature.

At the end of October, two officers with the Fort Pierce Police Department reportedly encountered a sedan that ran through a stop sign in a neighborhood that was described as “a known area for drug sells [SIC] and prostitution.”

The police turned on their flashing lights to perform a traffic stop, and they reported that they saw the driver making shifty motions. It appeared to the officers as if he tried to throw something out of the car window before he pulled over.

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The uncle of a little league ballplayer was accused of assaulting the umpire of his nephew’s game when he disagreed with a call made by the official.

On November 15, a little league game was played at the Highland City Ball Park in Lakeland, Florida.

The umpire officiating the game made a call that reportedly caused the uncle of one of the players to get angry, and the man allegedly decided to confront the umpire after the game concluded.

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When three people were arrested in a narcotics raid that produced a reported $6,500 stash of heroin, it was discovered that one of the suspects is the wife of the city police chief.

When agents from Hall County’s Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad executed a raid on a home in Gainsville, Georgia, last Thursday, they apprehended three suspects for their alleged participation in drug-related crimes and activities after they learned that there was a large amount of narcotics in the dwelling.

During their search of the residence, the authorities reported that they found several different packages containing an estimated total of 20 grams of heroin, five grams of methamphetamine, paraphernalia, four Xanax, and two guns. They additionally allegedly discovered $3,000, and what they have purported is a ledger that was being used to record the transactions when selling drugs.

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When the authorities located a mother and her two missing children after they believed the family was being held captive by her father-in-law, the woman was charged for drug possession and for putting her children in harm’s way.

On November 11, the Pennsylvania Police Department received word that a woman and her one-and-two-year-old children may be in serious danger when they learned that the mother had tried to call 911 for help before her phone went dead.

The mother, identified as 31-year-old Alicia Brumbaugh, reportedly caused her family an extreme amount of worry for the safety of their loved ones when they found out about the situation.

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A woman has been accused of starting a fire inside her ex-boyfriend’s home in an alleged emotional response to learning that he was having an affair with another woman.

47-year-old Tyetha Moore and her boyfriend resided together in a Pensacola, Florida, home until approximately a week ago when the woman reportedly parted ways with her man and moved out.

Early in the morning on November 7, Moore reportedly started speaking with some of her former neighbors and requested that they let her borrow some gasoline.

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When a driver was found with cases of liquor filling the passenger side of his vehicle during a traffic stop, he was placed under arrest for allegedly violating a Massachusetts law limiting the amount one is able to carry.

Around 7:30 pm on November 9, an officer’s attention was caught by a driver changing lanes on I-495 in a manner that he felt was improper. When it was reportedly noticed that the vehicle’s inspection tags had not been properly renewed since June 2017 he decided to pull him over.

After he approached the Chevy Suburban, the trooper reported that he saw cases of alcohol stacked on the floor of the passenger side which nearly reached the roof of the SUV. The cases allegedly held many bottles, an estimated $36,000 worth, of different spirits such as Jameson, Jack Daniels, and Ketel One.

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On Sunday evening, a Florida man was driving his Honda down US Highway 19 when police reportedly saw him racing down the road and operating his vehicle recklessly.

An officer with the Tarpon Springs Police Department initiated a traffic stop and approached the driver, identified as 52-year-old Jon Earl Pickard from Palm Beach.

The highway reportedly had a posted speed limit of 55 miles-per-hour, but the officer alleged that Pickard was going approximately 35-miles over the maximum.