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    The 50 Craziest Things That Have Happened In Florida In 2020 So Far

    Florida is still Florida, pandemic or not.

    1. The Florida man who really didn't want to wear a mask.

    Florida man accused of threatening grocery store employees with ax after being told to wear mask
    Escambia County Sheriff's Office / Via wvlt.tv

    2. The Florida woman who REALLY needed extra dipping sauce for her nuggets.

    Florida woman arrested for threatening to get McDonald's sauce 'by any means necessary'
    Indian River County Sheriff's Office / Via cbs12.com

    3. The Florida girl who had a pretty great strategy for getting out of doing her homework.

    Florida girl put 'Help! Get Me Out of Here' sign on window because she was struggling with homework
    Collier County Sheriff's Office / Via fox13news.com

    4. The Florida man who needed a better blonde wig.

    St. Pete man donned blonde wig to commit burglary. It didn’t work, deputies say.

    5. The Florida man who hung a giant roll of TP in his front yard just because.

    Florida man hangs giant roll of toilet paper in front yard

    6. The Florida man who was using Disney World as his own personal private paradise.

    Report: Man caught camping on Disney’s Discovery Island says it was ‘tropical paradise'
    Orange County Sheriff's Office / Via clickorlando.com

    7. The people in Florida who shoved hair dyers up their noses to "cure" COVID.

    Blowing a hair dryer up your nose won’t kill coranavirus, despite what a Florida commissioner said

    8. The Florida woman who texted 911 for the wrong reason.

    9. The Florida woman who delivered porn-filled Easter eggs throughout her neighborhood.

    Flagler County woman placed 400 pamphlets, porn-filled Easter eggs in strangers’ mailboxes, deputies say
    Flagler County Sheriff's Office / Via wftv.com

    10. The person with a very literal label for their bag of drugs.

    Narcotics Found in Package Labeled 'Bag Full of Drugs' During Traffic Stop in Florida

    11. The Florida woman selling a chicken tender for $5,000.

    A Florida woman is selling a chicken tender shaped like a manatee for $5,000
    Melinda Britt Disbrow / Via orlandoweekly.com

    12. The politicians who decided that WWE pro wrestling was "essential."

    Florida deems WWE pro-wrestling 'essential business' amid coronavirus pandemic

    13. The Florida woman who was the last to know about the coronavirus.

    At a yoga retreat in Bali, there was no coronavirus. She came back to a reality with no toilet paper

    14. The Florida man who really wanted his Burger King.

    ‘I’ll kill anybody in here.’ Man pulls gun in Bradenton Burger King drive-thru, cops say

    15. The Florida woman who only needed a Band-Aid.

    Woman with bullet in her head given band-aid, released from hospital

    16. The Florida woman who found $8.5 million worth of coronavirus stimulus in her bank account.

    Central Florida woman withdrawing part of coronavirus stimulus payment finds $8.5 million in bank account
    The receipt with 8 million dollars in her bank account

    17. The Grim Reaper who toured Florida beaches.

    Man dressed as ‘Grim Reaper’ goes on Florida beach tour to scare off visitors

    18. The Florida man using a drone in a pandemic for all the right reasons.

    Florida man delivers toilet paper to neighbour using drone

    19. The Florida man who had a little trouble parking.

    Driver damages parked cars after hopping curb in Citrus County
    Citrus County Sheriff / Via wfla.com

    20. The Florida man with the wrong idea for getting out of an arrest.

    'I hope you catch corona': Florida man arrested after coughing on deputies, threatening to kill mom, deputies say

    21. The Florida man with the fried-chicken secret.

    Man catches 33-inch fish off Florida coast using Publix fried chicken as bait
    Red Eye Film Productions Facebook / Via m.orlandoweekly.com

    22. The Florida man who had enough of social distancing.

    Coronavirus: Florida man accused of coughing on store worker, says social distancing ‘out of hand’
    Volusia County Sheriff's Office / Via kiro7.com

    23. The Florida woman who still had candy canes in April.

    Florida Woman Arrested After Assaulting Boyfriend With Candy Cane During Argument

    24. The Florida man who probably shouldn't have been castrating someone.

    Florida man arrested after allegedly performing botched castration surgery

    25. The Florida father and son selling toxic bleach.

    The COVID-19 ‘cure’ sold by a Florida father and his three sons is toxic bleach, federal prosecutors in Miami say

    26. The Florida men who played Uno in the middle of traffic.

    Video of men playing Uno in middle of Florida traffic goes viral

    27. All of the people in Florida who drank disinfectant.

    After Trump's Remarks, Floridians Ask Poison Control If Drinking Disinfectant Is Safe

    28. The Florida chew-and-spitter.

    29. The Florida man who just wanted to shoot some golfers.

    74-year-old arrested after pointing gun at group of golfers, deputies say
    Flagler County Sheriff's Office / Via wftv.com

    30. The Florida underwear face mask thief.

    Thief hid face with underwear while stealing Walmart electronics, sheriff says

    31. The passed-out Florida drag queen.

    South Florida Drag Queen Goes Viral After Passing Out During Live Show, Raises Hundreds

    32. The Florida father and daughter who got hit in the head with a bat after trying to get people to socially distance.

    Florida woman, dad hit with bat after social distancing warning

    33. The Florida man who got angry at some dirt bikers and took matters into his own hands.

    Florida man shoots AR-15 at dirt bikers who were ‘tormenting the neighborhood,’ deputies say
    Marion County Jail / Via clickorlando.com

    34. The Florida man with a spray bottle of "COVID-19."

    Coronavirus: Florida man arrested after spraying substance labeled ‘COVID-19;’ charges dropped
    Jacksonville Sheriff's Office / Via kiro7.com

    35. The Florida woman who was really enthusiastic about buying toilet paper.

    Florida Woman Yells "Go Donald Trump!" After Buying Out Store's Toilet Paper

    36. The influencer who took the "coronavirus challenge" a little too far.

    An influencer filmed herself licking a plane toilet seat for 'clout' on TikTok as part of a 'coronavirus challenge'

    37. The "eccentric" Florida primary voter.

    Naked man, sprinklers, fire alarms and power outages mark weird primary in Leon County

    38. The Florida sheriff who doesn't get this whole COVID-19 spreading thing.

    Florida sheriff orders deputies not to wear masks, bans civilians in masks from office

    39. The people trapped in an elevator because of an alligator.

    Small Alligator Keeps Residents Trapped Inside SW Florida Elevator: Sheriff
    Police officers looking a gator near an elevator
    Lee County Sheriff’s Office

    40. The Florida man with the worst luck.

    Florida man once bitten by alligator is chomped by 8-foot shark while on vacation

    41. The Florida man who really wanted people to socially distance.

    Florida man accused of firing shots inside Miami Beach hotel lobby over social distancing

    42. The Florida man who is just really, really into candles.

    Florida man driving with candle sets car on fire

    43. The Florida man with a lot of blood on his hands.

    CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Florida man smears blood on windows, doors of storefronts

    44. The Florida woman who takes this whole wearing–a–face mask thing a little too seriously.

    Woman at Central Florida Walmart calls mask wearers 'cult members' after being asked to leave store

    45. The Florida man misting the streets with hydrogen peroxide.

    Florida man mists hydrogen peroxide over Wauchula streets to combat COVID-19

    46. The Florida man with a parrot problem.

    Tampa man quarantined alone with hundreds of parrots — but says it wasn’t by choice

    47. The Florida man who didn't order that burger.

    RHPD reports: Man calls cops after hamburger with mayo left at his door

    48. The Florida woman who really could have used Maury Povich.

    Not kidding around: Woman sues for paternity test on goats

    49. The Florida machete man.

    Man with machete tattoo on face accused of machete attack
    Hernando County Sheriff's Office / Via nypost.com

    50. The Florida man who got lucky with his leg.

    Florida man loses prosthetic leg surfing, but teen finds and returns it

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