After pulling over Aramis Ayala, Florida’s only black state attorney, police officers were shown scrambling for an explanation for why they pulled her over in the first place. The officer initially told her that when he ran her tag it came back in a way he hadn’t seen before.
Where this gets really interesting is that when she asks him why he ran her tag in the first place, he claims they just run tags randomly at traffic lights to make sure cars aren’t stolen. And also that her windows were tinted and may be too dark. I’m not sure about that, but I’m pretty sure he pulled her over because something in the car was too dark for his liking.
The body camera footage of the incident lacks audio until the officer initiates the stop, so we have no way of knowing what he said while running Ayala’s tag. I wouldn’t want to assume that a white police officer just saw a black woman in a nice car and assumed it was stolen, that would be racial profiling, and that would be wrong.
Look, it’s funny to see how deferential this peckerwood gets when he learns he’s essentially just pulled over his boss for Driving While Black, but it’s a problem. There’s nothing funny about how wrong these unnecessary traffic stops can go. Philando Castile was shot dead in front of his four-year-old daughter because a police officer claimed he feared for his life after smelling marijuana in the car. The reason given for that stop was that Castile looked like a robbery suspect because of his “wide-set nose.”
There are no easy answers for how to solve these sorts of problems that plague our society. Things like gun violence, racial anxiety and income inequality are serious problems that can sometimes feel like they’re unsolvable. That’s why it’s important to stop and have a laugh about some terrible tabloid thinking Ashton Kutcher is boffing his cousin every once in a while.
Venus Williams is finally speaking up about that fatal car accident -- probably against the advice of legal counsel.
In case you haven't heard, the tennis star was found at fault for a car accident in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on June 9, in which a 78-year-old man named Jerome Barson was killed.
Jerome's wife Linda Barson, who was also in the car, has reportedly already filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Venus.
That makes is all the more surprising to us she has made a public statement, something attorneys so often advise against.
Venus took to Facebook to write:
What do YOU think of Venus' statement?
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I mean, that’s a pretty solid grift.
No one would ever suspect anyone of pretending to be in any way affiliated with Nickelback.
According to The Wrap, police in Port St. Lucie Florida arrested 45-year-old Lee Howard Koenig for tryna use Nickelback drummer Daniel Adair’s identity to purchase about $25K in music gear, including drum parts, from a company in Vienna, Austria. Detective Paul Griffith said of the alleged fraud:
“[Koenig allegedly] identified himself as Daniel Adair with Nickelback and said that he was looking for some microphones and tried to place an order via an email,” Griffith continued. “He says he’s Daniel Adair from Nickelback.”
According to the affidavit, Adair said he never placed any such order. Koenig, on the other hand, has a record of pulling shit like this. Dude was sentenced to three years in prison in 2009 for fraudulently collecting $78,000.
Florida is at it again with the crazy shit.
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If you want to tell me you have not fantasized about doing this to some hanger-on that just wouldn’t shut up you are probably lying.
32-year-old Alana Anette Savell was arrested Monday on a charge of aggravated battery with a firearm. After two guests in her home got rowdy and drunk, she pulled a gun on them and opened fire, hitting one woman in the legs and also managing to shoot her boyfriend by accident.
This is all because Savell didn’t want them in her home. Did she try asking them to leave first?
Apparently Savell did this on the advice of her genius boyfriend, who told her that if she asks somebody to leave her home three times and they don’t, the next and most obvious step is shooting them in the fucking leg.
What the fuck, Florida?
Things are heating up, y'all!
While the businessman took Florida, Illnois, and North Carolina; the former First Lady took Florida, North Carolina, and Ohio.
The night's biggest upset belonged to Governor John Kasich who took his home state of Ohio.
Sadly, Marco Rubio's disappointing loss in Florida prompted him to drop his White House bid.
We just hope America makes the right decision when choosing our next President!
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The next time and your convenience-spouse you can’t stand are laying on opposite sides of the bed disgusted with each other, I want you to think of this Florida couple that literally prolonged a police standoff to get in one last quickie. According to Gawker,
When police arrived at a Jacksonville, Florida birthday party Wednesday in search of Ryan Bautista, he and his girlfriend Leanne Hunn engaged them in a 6 1/2 hour standoff before being taken into custody.
Reportedly, this was so they could make that sweet sweet love one last time.
Damn. 6 1/2 hours? My bad, that is definitely not a quickie. These hicks can get it.
Bautista and 30-year-old Leanne Hunn were arrested on charges of false imprisonment and resisting law enforcement without violence after a SWAT team raided the Jacksonville mobile home where they were holed up at about 4 a.m. Thursday. Bautista had been wanted on a number of warrants, and police arrived at the trailer Wednesday night on a tip that he was inside…
Two women exited the trailer 45 minutes later, telling police they’d been at a birthday party inside, and that Bautista and Hunn attempted to physically restrain them from leaving because of the arrest warrants. Officers then spoke to Hunn, who said she would not come out because she wanted to “have sex with Bautista one last time.”
Sick and tired of waiting on Romeo to nut, the police eventually called in SWAT, who forced their way into the trailer and ruined the greatest love story of our generation. Damn pigs. They have no respect for the sacred institution which is birthday sex. Smh.
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Now THIS Is A Bad Day — Florida Man Calls 911, Hits On Female Dispatcher, Threatens To Head Butt The Cops & MORE!! Get The CRAZY Deets HERE!
What'd U do this week?!
Whatever it was, you probably can't compare to Eduardo Raoul Garcia, from St. Augustine, Florida, who had, um, a bizarre day on Wednesday.
Garcia was camping at Lake Griffin State Park when he called 911, originally reporting a threatening phone call he had gotten. So far, so good -- but what he did next got him in the news!
The 44-year-old starting hitting on the 911 dispatcher and told her about his big muscles, according to authorities. He asked if she were single, and then hung up.
Apparently he felt bad about that, because he called her back -- twice (!) -- and asked again, both times, if she were single.
Eventually, the Fruitland Park Police Department made their way out to the park to check on Garcia, eventually finding his campsite. Garcia was lying there with four beer cans by his side, so the cops nabbed him for public intoxication.
In the process, Garcia allegedly threatened the officers, saying he wanted to head butt them, and after he was placed in custody in the back of a squad car he spit through the bars onto one of the officers in the front seat, threatening the cop's life after doing it.
Now that is a winner...
Garcia is currently being held in the Lake County Jail on a $2,500 bond, which is probably a solid idea. He's been charged with misuse of the 911 system (it turns out you can't hit on 911 dispatchers), and battery on a law enforcement officer.
So what'd we learn today? Don't call 911 looking for a date, don't threaten to headbutt -- or kill -- a cop, and definitely don't spit on a police officer.
If you can avoid those three things, you're probably doing pretty well!
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We really hope he stays with it!
Rob Kardashian reportedly checked into a rehab facility in Palm Beach over the weekend.
Celebrity bodyguard Mark Behar claims that the 28-year-old has finally listened to his family's wishes and wants to get help.
According to Mark, Rob is now part of a 60-Day program where he will battle his alcohol, marijuana, and cough syrup addictions:
"He told me ‘This is it, I just need to stick with it and do this.'
Rob will probably lose 10 to 20 pounds within the first few weeks by just being in rehab and daily programs relating to his detox."
While weight loss would be a positive outcome from his stint in rehab, what we're most hoping for is that he fights off his addictions.
Only Rob can really help himself out of this hole, and we're so happy he's finally taken the first step towards doing so!
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Disney World is about to put a spell on you!
It seems like every year around mid-October, '80s and '90s kids start talking about one thing and one thing only...
No, not Halloween -- Hocus Pocus!
While the movie isn't getting remade into a complete musical, the Sanderson Sisters are set to team up with other Disney villains like Cruella de Vil, Captain Hook, and Jafar to scare up some fun for the park's annual haunted show.
We're pretty okay with news, actually, because we have a feeling that the addition of the witches might be a way for the House of Mouse to see if there really is interest in a Hocus Pocus 2!
And let us just tell you... there is!!!
Will U be making your way to Florida to check out Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular??