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File photo of a marijuana plant. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Police: Florida Pot Thieves Caught Because Plant Was Sticking Out The Window

Two Florida men were arrested after police pulled their vehicle over for driving without the lights on, but as officers approached the car, they noticed a bundle of leaves from a marijuana plant sticking out of the cracked backseat window, according to Clearwater authorities.

CBS Tampa–08/12/2014

A south Florida man pulled off a successful burglary and escape from the home before realizing he’d left his cellphone on the victim’s bed. And according to police, when the burglar called the phone back to retrieve it, investigators in the home answered the phone and their questions.   (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Burglar Leaves Phone On Victim’s Bed, Investigators Answer When He Calls It Back

A south Florida man pulled off a successful burglary and escape from the home before realizing he’d left his cellphone on the victim’s bed. And according to police, when the burglar called the phone back to retrieve it, investigators in the home answered the phone and their questions.

CBS Tampa–08/04/2014

A Florida man allegedly went postal on a postal worker because he received no mail.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police: Florida Man Goes Postal On Mailman For Bringing Him No Mail

A Florida man allegedly went postal on a postal worker because he received no mail.

CBS Tampa–08/01/2014

A 450-pound Florida man pulled over for not wearing his seat belt was arrested on drug possession charges after sheriff’s deputies discovered that he had hidden 23 grams of marijuana under his “stomach fat.”(Getty Images)

Police: 450-Pound Man Hides 23 Grams Of Marijuana Under ‘Stomach Fat’

A 450-pound Florida man pulled over for not wearing his seat belt was arrested on drug possession charges after sheriff’s deputies discovered that he had hidden 23 grams of marijuana under his “stomach fat.”

06/16/2014

A Florida man is facing child abuse charges after he threw an 11-month-old baby across a room, exclaiming: “I’ll give you something to cry about,” authorities said.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Babysitter Throws 11-Month-Old, Says ‘I’ll Give You Something To Cry About’

A Florida man is facing child abuse charges after he threw an 11-month-old baby across a room, exclaiming: “I’ll give you something to cry about,” authorities said.

06/09/2014

A Florida man charged with intentionally hitting and killing a New York State Trooper said that he has no idea how the incident happened, claiming that he was miles away and a “time warp” may have contributed to the incident. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Charged With Striking, Killing State Trooper: ‘It Had To Be A Time Warp’

A Florida man charged with intentionally hitting and killing a New York State Trooper said that he has no idea how the incident happened, claiming that he was miles away and a “time warp” may have contributed to the incident.

CBS Tampa–05/30/2014

An “agitated” 77-year-old Boynton Beach man attempted to flee a robbery attempt using a walker after he held a PNC bank manager hostage by knifepoint for $130, police say. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

77-Year-Old Fla. Man Attempts To Flee Bank Robbery Using Walker, Tased By Police

An “agitated” 77-year-old Boynton Beach man attempted to flee a robbery attempt using a walker after he held a bank manager hostage by knifepoint for $130, police say.

CBS Tampa–05/07/2014

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Deputy: Man Wanted To Be Arrested So He Could Get Out Of The Rain

A Florida man told an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputy that he deliberately violated a trespass order so he could be arrested and get out of the rain, according to the arrest report.

CBS Tampa–04/22/2014

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