Mango’s owner accuses neighboring hotel owner of stealing towels

The battle over the future of Ocean Drive, the South Beach nightlife Mecca, is pitting at least two businesses against each other.

“I saw my neighbor coming into my property and stealing towels,” Mango’s Tropical Cafe owner David Wallack said.

Wallack has a surveillance video from July 12 that he said shows neighboring hotel owner Mitch Novick, shirtless, walking into his storeroom and walking out, after having stolen a handful of dirty towels.

“I think he should be arrested for committing a felony,” Wallack said.

If Novick’s name sounds familiar, that’s because he’s the outspoken hotel owner who has posted his own videos of shenanigans and crimes that took place right outside his window.

Novick has said establishments such as Mango’s are the problem on Ocean Drive. He said they are loud and they breed crime and violence. 

Police aren’t naming Novick as a person of interest in this incident, but said they have opened an investigation and are looking at the video.

Novick told Local 10 News that he had no comment on the footage and that he has “borrowed” towels from the restaurant in the past. Novick provided his own video that he said shows him returning the dirty towels to the Mango’s outside dumpster.

He also said he has his own unflattering video of Wallack and shared a video of what he calls “catastrophic environmental damage” done by paint runoff from Mango’s into a nearby storm drain.

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Marijuana company seeks to clean city by gifting pot

The owner of a medical marijuana company in Maine offered city residents free weed for picking up trash, reports The Associated Press.

Dennis Meehan, owner of Summit Medical Marijuana, gave anyone over the age of 21 free pot Saturday if they came to him with a bag of trash that had been collected in town.

Advertising the campaign on Facebook, Meehan says he would like to see “the day of service” expand to the entire state.

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‘Million Dollar Ho’ arrested in Florida prostitution sting

A Florida woman who introduced herself as the “Million Dollar Ho” was arrested Tuesday in a prostitution sting, police said.

Debra Thomes, 49, approached an undercover officer who was sitting in a car in the parking lot of a Fort Pierce park and asked the officer if he wanted a date, according to a police report.

Thomes then sat in the passenger seat and introduced herself as the “Million Dollar Ho,” the report said.

But when she offered the officer her sexual services, the price was significantly less — $40 to be exact.

“You’re the first one today,” Thomes told the officer, according to the report.

Thomes then lifted her dress, exposing her vagina to the officer, before she was arrested, police said.

The police report indicated that Thomes had been convicted of felony prostitution last month.

Thomes now faces a new prostitution charge, her third offense. She was being held in the main St. Lucie County jail on $3,750 bond.

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15 pounds of frozen Italian sausage crashes down on family’s roof

A South Florida family is perplexed after recently waking up to a loud thud, only to find that the mysterious sound was several packages of frozen Italian sausage.

“It was like thunder, and it awakened me out of a sleep,” Travis Adair said. 

Adair said he and his family were awakened Saturday morning by a loud thud on the roof of their Deerfield Beach home.

“We got up, found two packages of sausage on the side of the yard, and then we were like, ‘We got to go on the roof and check and see if we find more of this stuff,'” Adair said.

Sure enough, there were three more packages of Italian pork sausage.

A total of 15 pounds of Italian sausage was found in bags marked William Land Service, a land-clearing company in Alabama.

The homeowners were baffled about how the sausage ended up on their roof, so their son, Austin Adair, called the company.

“I called them and the guys probably thought I was crazy,” Austin Adair said.

He even sent them pictures of the sausage but has yet to hear back.

In the meantime, the family has been coming up with their own theories.

“I thought possibly it had fallen from a plane or had to do with a drug deal or something,” Austin Adair’s mother, Jennie Adair, said. “Possibly North Korea with a sausage missile or something.”

Whatever the reason, the family said they would really like to know.

“I would love to know what happened, because it is so, so odd,” Jennie Adair said.

If anyone knows where the sausage might have come from or had a similar experience, please email [email protected]

 

 

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WATCH: Former employee completely loses it at Taco Bell

Forget Kermit, it was a former Taco Bell employee serving tea in a viral video posted over the weekend.

A 6-minute video of a confrontation between a man, who identifies himself to authorities as the manager of the Taco Bell, and a woman, who the man says is a former employee, is making its rounds on social media.

The video begins with the former employee shouting at the manager before the manager engages a younger man next to the former employee. The woman interrupts the pair and is heard saying “How old are you, little girl?” to the manager.

The former employee then chucks the contents of the tea dispenser at the man who alleges to be the manager of the taco joint.

The manager doesn’t appear to take it lightly and returns fire — finding a large tea dispenser behind the counter to throw at the woman.

The former employee, who is still carrying the now-emptied tea dispenser, counters the manager’s attack by throwing her own tea dispenser at the manager.

Then, the woman walks behind the counter while an employee enters the frame saying “No Margarita!”

The exchange can be seen in the video below…

WARNING: Explicit language is used in the videos below. The language may be unsuitable for some audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Toward the end of the first video, the manager is seen taking off his shirt to fight the younger man — an employee in the video set is overheard saying the younger man is the former employee’s son.

Due to Twitter’s limit on video length, the video was uploaded in increments by Twitter user @Perrymanc0968. The Twitter user said he did not shoot the video himself and saw the video on Facebook.

It’s unclear where the video originated because links to the original post come back as invalid. 

Things die down in the second video…

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— CPDAJUICEGOD🍊 (@perrymanc0968) July 15, 2017

The woman and shirtless manager continue to argue in the kitchen and the woman arms herself with a metal spatula. All of this while a customer waits for their order in the drive thru.

An employee puts herself between the man and woman saying “Arturo, Arturo — the police is coming.”

Authorities show up in the third video…

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— CPDAJUICEGOD🍊 (@perrymanc0968) July 15, 2017

When the police officers enter the Taco Bell, the shirtless manager tells authorities “She’s fired, she doesn’t work here anymore. I’m the manager,” and “She’s here picking up her last check.”

One officer begins handcuffing the woman as the woman attempts to plead her case saying “I didn’t do anything to him. It was him.”

Meanwhile a second officer instructs the manager to put his shirt on and calm down.

The employee recording the ordeal collects the former employee’s personal items and as she is about to turn them over to officers, she turns around to see four officers swarming around the woman’s son in the Taco Bell parking lot, handcuffing him while he’s on the ground.

Twitter users say this all went down at a Taco Bell in Converse, Texas…

An employee of the Taco Bell at 8630 West Farm to Market Road 78 in Converse said the incident did happen at that location, but could not provide any other information as to when the incident happened, what led up to the confrontation or if the individuals were still employed.

It’s also unclear if the drive thru customer got their order.

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