Forget about South Florida corruption. Up north a ways, in Central Florida, they bring weirdness to new heights.
I mean, where else but Florida could you ever get this fact pattern:
Deputies: Man on crack when alligator attacked. LAKELAND — A man who was attacked by an alligator this morning was naked and smoking crack at the time, Polk County deputies who rescued him said today.
Lest you should be tempted to try this at home, I should add that the victim got chewed pretty bad:
Apgar, 45, of Polk City, suffered a broken arm, partially amputated left arm and trauma to his left leg. Doctors are trying to reattach the arm at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, where [he] was listed in critical condition.
“We don’t know whether he’ll make it or not,” said Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd.
It was pretty dark, but Sheriffs think they have identified the perp: