‘I can’t do it,’ Florida woman tells couple after trying to give son away

A Florida woman is accused of abandoning her 2-year-old son in a restaurant parking lot after she unsuccessfully tried to give him to strangers, police said.

Amber Warner, 31, approached a couple as they were leaving the Kountry Kitchen in Vero Beach and tried to get them to take her son, who she was carrying, Vero Beach police said.

Warner told the couple, “I can’t do it,” and then put the boy on the ground before driving away in a black truck, police said.

Officers later found Warner at her home, where she was arrested.

Warner faces charges of unlawful desertion of a child and resisting arrest without violence.

Her 2-year-old son appeared to be in good health and was placed in the custody of the Florida Department of Children and Families.

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Man accused of threatening to beat, rape Miami Beach bartender who refused to serve him

A homeless man is accused of threatening to beat and rape a Miami Beach bartender who refused to continue serving him after she felt he had had enough to drink.

According to an arrest report, the bartender told authorities that Brian Scott Webb, 27, had consumed four beers and a shot Tuesday night at Dewey’s Tavern at 852 Alton Road when he returned to the bar, appearing to be more intoxicated and irate.

She said she refused to serve him any more alcohol and Webb threatened to punch and rape her.

The bartender told police that Webb also threatened to punch patrons inside the bar.

Police said Webb refused to leave and employees called 911.

Webb was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge.

Police said Webb lashed out at officers at the police station as one officer attempted to search him before putting him in the holding cell.

Authorities said Webb elbowed, kicked and punched officers as they fought with him on the ground, attempting to place him back in handcuffs.

According to the arrest report, one officer punched Webb in the face, knocking him unconscious momentarily, which gave the officer a chance to request emergency assistance.

Police said Webb continued being aggressive with paramedics, and they were unable to treat him for his injuries.

The officers suffered minor injuries in the brawl, including a cut to one officer’s nose and eye area and a possible injury to his hand. Another officer suffered a hairline fracture to her hand and a third officer suffered a bump on the left side of his head.

All officers had bruising on their knees because of the fighting on the ground, the report said.

Webb faces additional charges of battery on a police officer and resisting an officer with violence.

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Man accused of threatening to beat, rape Miami Beach bartender who refused to serve him

A homeless man is accused of threatening to beat and rape a Miami Beach bartender who refused to continue serving him after she felt he had had enough to drink.

According to an arrest report, the bartender told authorities that Brian Scott Webb, 27, had consumed four beers and a shot Tuesday night at Dewey’s Tavern at 852 Alton Road when he returned to the bar, appearing to be more intoxicated and irate.

She said she refused to serve him any more alcohol and Webb threatened to punch and rape her.

The bartender told police that Webb also threatened to punch patrons inside the bar.

Police said Webb refused to leave and employees called 911.

Webb was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge.

Police said Webb lashed out at officers at the police station as one officer attempted to search him before putting him in the holding cell.

Authorities said Webb elbowed, kicked and punched officers as they fought with him on the ground, attempting to place him back in handcuffs.

According to the arrest report, one officer punched Webb in the face, knocking him unconscious momentarily, which gave the officer a chance to request emergency assistance.

Police said Webb continued being aggressive with paramedics, and they were unable to treat him for his injuries.

The officers suffered minor injuries in the brawl, including a cut to one officer’s nose and eye area and a possible injury to his hand. Another officer suffered a hairline fracture to her hand and a third officer suffered a bump on the left side of his head.

All officers had bruising on their knees because of the fighting on the ground, the report said.

Webb faces additional charges of battery on a police officer and resisting an officer with violence.

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‘Joker’ arrested after pointing gun at passing vehicles, police say

A Miami-Dade County man whose green hair and face tattoos resemble the look of Batman’s nemesis the Joker was arrested Tuesday after pointing a gun at passing vehicles, police said.

Lawrence Sullivan, 29, faces a charge of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit.

According to a Miami-Dade police report, police were alerted about a man with green hair and tattoos on his face standing at the corner of Southwest 104th Street and Hammocks Boulevard, pointing a gun at passing vehicles.

An officer spotted a man matching that description walking out of the Hammocks Place apartments. When the officer asked the man, later identified as Sullivan, if he was armed, Sullivan said he had a gun in his pocket, police said.

Sullivan told the officer that he didn’t have a permit because it was too expensive, police said.

Among the man’s face tattoos are the words “Joker” stenciled across his forehead, next to a Batman logo with profanity scribbled within it.

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Surfside burglary suspect bloodied in fall after being stunned with Taser gun

A South Florida burglary suspect was booked into jail with a bloodied face after he ran away from a police officer who was taking him into custody and was stunned with a Taser gun, according to a police report.Carlos Sierra, 26, faces charges of burgla…

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Deaf Belle Glade man accused of beating girlfriend’s husband with rock

A deaf Belle Glade man was arrested Saturday after he struck his girlfriend’s husband with a rock and seriously injured him, according to an arrest report.

Vincent Poole, 35, faces a charge of attempted first-degree murder.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, Poole and the victim, Israel Hester, 46, got into an argument Saturday morning. During the dispute, Hester threw his wife’s mattress off the second-floor apartment into an alley below and Poole started to hit Hester and threw a rock at his face.

Hester’s wife told deputies that Poole also used the rock to hit his face.

Two witnesses told deputies that they saw Poole attacking the victim.

The arrest report said that Poole is deaf in both ears.

Israel was flown to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach to be treated for multiple skull fractures, including both orbital bones and his jaw, and bleeding in his brain. Israel was listed in critical condition.

Poole was being held without bond in the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Main Detention Center.

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