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2009-08-05 14:47:32

Police in Florida said a man found sleeping naked in his pickup truck told officers he had taken his clothes off during the night because he was too hot. Lt. Marc Claycomb of the Melbourne Police Department said officers were called at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday by business owners who feared the naked man inside the truck might be dead, WKMG-TV, Orlando, reported Wednesday. Claycomb said the man was awakened when police and paramedics arrived on the scene. Several business owners found the truck...

2009-06-19 14:48:01

Police in Florida said a man called 911 to report a marijuana dealer had taken his money without giving him drugs. Cmdr. Marc Claycomb, spokesman for the Melbourne Police Department, said the victim, whose name was not released, called 911 Saturday to report that Michael Parda, 20, allegedly had brandished a .380-caliber handgun, taken his $550 and driven away without giving him the agreed upon 2 ounces of marijuana, the (Fort Myers, Fla.) News Press reported Friday. It does happen, Claycomb...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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