So, we know about Florida Man stories, but not one where the last name of the man is actually “Florida”. Lawrence Franklin King Florida, that is his real name, allegedly broke into at least seven different businesses around Zephyrhills early Sunday morning. First, he got into a seafood restaurant and stole all the White Claws from their fridge and then threw them in a retention pond out back. After that, he went to a barbershop a few blocks away and stole a set of clippers then broke into another barbershop nearby and stole five more sets of clippers.
According to the police report, he then broke into a carpet store and then a café, where he took $800 in cash. He also broke into a vet’s office, and then a separate business called Little Cat Rescue, where he stole a bunch of pain meds meant for animals. He finally went home around 5:30 in the morning, but before he was done, he stole his neighbor’s Ring camera off their door. So they got an alert about it and called the cops. He eventually admitted to breaking into all of the businesses and walked cops through how he did it. He’s facing multiple charges.
'Mr. Florida' accused of crime spree in Zephyrhills | @WFLAJeff reports https://t.co/dKn1MoPCyJ pic.twitter.com/bnGCLdJt6s— WFLA NEWS (@WFLA) May 31, 2021
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