I can't move. Please help me,' " the Polk County deputy sheriff recalled the man saying at a news conference Wednesday. As Osborne listened, he followed the pleading voice through more than 20 yards of weeds in Lake Parker's murky, chest-deep water about 4 a.
A man who went for a late-night skinny-dip in Florida was fighting for his life yesterday after he was rescued naked from the jaws of a 12ft alligator. He was in a serious condition in hospital. Wildlife officials will decide this month….
MIAMI, Florida Reuters - - Florida sheriff's deputies jumped into a dark lake and pulled a naked man from the jaws of an alligator early Wednesday, authorities said. The man lost his left arm and had a broken right arm and major injuries to his left leg, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said. He was hospitalized in critical condition.
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Four members of the Polk County Sheriff department waded through waist-deep mud in the dark to reach Adrian Apgar, 45, and pull him free from the alligator. Mr Apgar was later described as critically ill in hospital. Police said it was unclear why he was in the water in the early hours, but he had admitted taking crack cocaine.
A 22 year old Florida man was hiding from the police when he was attacked and eaten by an 11 foot alligator. Residents called the police reporting they had seen two men dressed in black lurking in their backyards. Cops arrived on the scene at 2am with sniffer dogs and a sheriff's helicopter flew in to track down the burglars.
In OctoberJoshua James became a classic example of a so-called Florida Man when he threw a live, 3-foot alligator through the drive-through window of a Wendy's in Loxahatchee, Fla. It's an action that earned him charges of unlawful possession and transportation of an alligator, as well as a top spot on a new list of the top 10 Florida Man stories. The volume of wacky stories involving elements like these in Florida led to the trope of a Florida Man becoming infamous.
Brandon Keith Hatfield was arrested after he broke into a Florida alligator farm and swam in a pool before being attacked by a crocodile, police said. John's County Sheriff's Office. A 9-foot Florida croc took a literal bite out of crime, chomping on the foot of a half-naked man who broke into the crocodile's exhibit in order to go for a swim -- a bizarre sequence of events that was caught on video. Brandon Keith Hatfield, 23, was charged Wednesday after he allegedly broke into an exhibit at St.
Carlos Mayid couldn't see Adrian Apgar being attacked by an alligator early Wednesday, but he could hear him. With his cellphone in hand Finally, he got close enough to yell back.