Florida man April 13 is another one for the record books. In Florida, every day is as weird and creepy as Friday the 13th.
If this is your birthday, keep reading to see what Florida Man was up to on your big day, April 13.
If this is not your birthday, you can keep reading too.
Florida Man April 13, 2020 – Courtesy Flush Request Leads to Broken Nose
Monroe, Florida. – An inmate was left with a broken nose and ribs after asking his cellmate to flush the toilet after using it.
Gilford Joseph Abshire, 53, was offended at the request of his 65-year-old cellmate. The report stated that the victim asked for a courtesy flush after Abshire used the toilet to make the strong odor disappear.
According to the deputies, instead of doing what he was asked, Abshire went to his cellmate, who was lying down, and started kicking him.
Abshire got him by the throat when he stood up and tossed him across the room. Deputies immediately came to their cell and detained Abshire.
Records show that the 65-year-old cellmate had been charged with violating his DUI and drug possession-related probation. He got his nose broken and 3 ribs injured after the incident.
Florida Man April 13, 2018 – Suspect of a Murder Killed Trying to Escape Traffic Violation
South Strabane, Pa.: On April 13, a Florida man was shot dead by the police when he tried to escape from an attempted traffic stop and started shooting at the police.
Steven Brooks, 45, was driving erratically on Interstate 79 in South Strabane when he caught an officers’ attention.
Police reported that he was signaled to stop. However, Brooks decided to drive away on the wrong side of a ramp.
Next, he crashed his car into a bridge support.
Brooks then pulled out a gun and started shooting at the police. Police immediately returned fire.
The shootout went on till police managed to hit Brooks. The injuries resulted in Brook’s death.
Upon checking records, Brooks was a suspect in a murder case of his former landlord, Caroline Morton-Hicks. She was a band member and was found dead after her practice with the orchestra.
Deputies told that Morton-Hicks hired Brooks to be her handyman to pay off the late payments on his rent.
But she wasn’t happy with his work, lowered his salary as a handyman, and started filing paperwork to kick him out of the apartment.
On the night of the murder, it was caught on camera in Pinellas Park that Morton-Hicks’ car left and was parked around 25 minutes in a location and went back to the parking lot.
This is when witnesses heard some shouting and seemed like there was struggling inside the car.
Then the woman from the car came out running and screaming, a man followed and shot her dead.
Authorities believed that Brooks went to Alabama and hid in his girlfriend’s place. And on the day of the shootout, he had just run away from police in Alabama.
These Florida man April 13 stories show that Florida man can raise hell no matter where he is. Even already being locked up can not stop Florida man from being in the news.
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