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.
Deputies had responded to several calls reporting a man yelling for help at around 4 a. When the deputies responded, they found that Adrian Apgar, who they said was naked and high on crack cocaine, being mauled by the gator. The deputies said that they could not shoot the animal because it was too dark and they might have hit Apgar, so they went about 40 feet out into the muddy water and pulled him away from the big gator.
Ask the two deputy sheriffs who found Adrian Apgar nude early Friday, wading in a Lakeland-area pond. He made national news in November when deputies rescued him from the jaws of a huge alligator in Lake Parker. He was naked when they pulled him from the lake in east Lakeland off U.
Florida has a bit of a reputation when it comes to crime. No one knows whether it's something in the water, due to the incessant heat or simply a result of the state's liberal open-records lawsbut so-called Florida Man and woman and teen has become a national legend for weird crimes like naked burglary or stalking the streets, armed, while dressed like a dinosaur. If no one is calling the cops on them, Florida Man is known to stand shirtless in a hurricane while blasting Slayeror to call themselves to report a lack of vodka or just to talk about Hitler. Even when they are not committing crimes, Florida Man can be seen walking into the hospital with a dead shark still attached to their armor taking three days to discover that he shot himself, or being sucked into a nuclear power plant.
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.
On Nov. Augustine, Fla. Police solved the mystery rather quickly after arresting year-old Brandon Hatfield nearby.
A southwest Florida man was arrested on a DUI charge after authorities say he was caught driving mph on Alligator Alley naked with three woman as his passengers. Noe DeJesus, 33, is also facing a charge of driving without a valid driver's license following his arrest Saturday by the Florida Highway Patrol, the Naples Daily News reported. It was unknown if he's hired an attorney.
Augustine neighborhood woke up to a bizarre sight Tuesday morning, one neighbor called police to report what she saw: a man, without a shirt on, crawling around in the mud in her neighbor's courtyard. Officers responded and said they found Brandon Hatfield, with injuries, in a neighborhood about a half-mile north of the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
Jump to navigation. The drug -- ice -- can produce an increased sex drive and maybe that's what triggered the urge in the man, but we cannot think of a reason why he would have wanted to make love to a crocodile. The man's identity cannot be confirmed but an Australian media portal reached out his friends.
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…. Get The International Pack for free for your first 30 days for unlimited Smartphone and Tablet access.