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Delta Air Lines passenger, 51, accused of groping girl on plane reportedly mixed Ambien and alcohol

A 51-year-old man travelling on a Delta Air Lines flight between Los Angeles and Orlando accused of allegedly groping a young girl says that the Ambien he took is to blame, The Daily Beast first reported.A US air marshal wrote in a signed criminal affidavit with the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida that Brian Patrick Durning, 51, was arrested on Friday by federal agents after his overnight flight from California landed at Orlando International Airport early in the morning.In the affidavit, signed on 24 June 2022, Tony Helico, a senior inspector with the US Marshals...
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Trucker who failed to show up at Georgia destination found and arrested at Pilot in Wildwood

A trucker who failed to show up at his destination in Georgia was found and arrested at the Pilot service center on State Road 44 in Wildwood. Sumter County sheriff’s deputies responded to a welfare check at about 2 p.m. Sunday at Pilot where they found the 2021 Mack truck bearing Tennessee license plates. It was towing a 53-foot tandem trailer bearing Georgia license plates.

Breaking News: Disney World Cancels Big Project

This new service will give travelers flying into Orlando another option. The service would still require you to travel from Disney Springs to your resort via a Disney bus, boat, personal car service or taxi. Some might enjoy the cost savings, while others would prefer a more direct route to their resort.

Delta Air Lines Passenger Allegedly Groped Girl and Blamed it on Ambien

California man Brian Patrick Durning has been accused of groping a young girl and then a woman who came to her aid, and he says Ambien is to blame. Per the Daily Beast, the criminal complaint shows that the 51-year-old man was arrested for the alleged behavior once the Delta flight arrived at Orlando International Airport. According to the complaint, he was sat in the aisle seat next to the victim, who has not been named because they are a minor. Her mother was sat elsewhere on the flight due to “reservation issues.”
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Report: Disney World Drops Out of Florida Rail Plan

June 27, 2022, 6:02 PM · The Walt Disney World Resort is bailing out of plans for a high-speed rail system across Central Florida, according to a new report. The proposed Brightline expansion from the Orlando International Airport to the Tampa area was supposed to stop at a station in Disney Springs. Brightline's own website detailing the expansion plan even includes the Disney Springs stop. (Well, it did, as of the publication of this post.) But now that plans are in the works for a station near International Drive, Disney is pulling out, according to the Orlando Business Journal.

Man accused of molesting teen on flight to Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — U.S. marshals arrested a man Friday after he allegedly molested a girl he was sitting next to on a flight to Orlando, according to a federal court document. A criminal complaint filed in the Middle District of Florida said Brian Patrick Durning, 51, was on a Delta flight from Los Angeles […]

Passenger allegedly molests child and woman during flight, blames it on Ambien

A California man is accused of groping a child during a flight from San Francisco to Florida — and blaming the sleep aid Ambien for the assault, according to court papers Friday. Brian Patrick Durning was arrested at Orlando International Airport after allegedly penetrating the girl with his finger and trying to grab the breast of a female passenger who tried to intervene, the Daily Beast reported. According to court papers, the 51-year-old male Delta flier was seated in the aisle next to a girl older than 12 but younger than 16. Her mother was seated elsewhere because of a reservation issue. Durning...

Teen charged with snatching gold chains off man’s neck in broad daylight

A Leesburg teenager was arrested for allegedly for allegedly grabbing several religious-themed gold chains valued at $8,000 off a man’s neck while passing him on Picciola Road. The 17-year-old was charged with robbery by sudden snatching after the incident, which happened shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday. The victim told...

Kissimmee pastor arrested for exposing himself

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office Monday arrested a man they say is a Kissimmee pastor in connection with a case of exposing himself in May. Enginio Dali Muniz-Colon, 39, was arrested and charged with exposure of sexual organs. Bail and court information was not immediately available Monday, although the Sheriff's Office said he's being held on a $1,000 bond.

Man accused of molesting child on flight to Orlando, officials say

ORLANDO, Fla. — A 51-year-old man was arrested Friday after he allegedly molested an underage girl on a flight to Orlando, according to U.S. Marshals. Brian Durning was flying from Los Angeles to Orlando when the incident occurred on a Delta airplane in the early morning. He was taken into custody at the Orlando International Airport.

‘Deplorable’: Man Tased by Mount Dora police sergeant speaks out

MOUNT DORA, Fla. — A man who was Tased by a Mount Dora Police Sergeant is only talking to Eyewitness News. John Stevens will likely die in prison if he’s convicted for any of the long list of felony charges he faces, including aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude, leaving the scene of a crash and driving while license canceled suspended or revoked.
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Disney Unexpectedly Cancels Brightline Rail Station Project In Orlando

In a move that has already shocked many, Disney World has now officially pulled the plug on its new project. Sadly, a Disney representative has just confirmed that the plans for the proposed Brightline station at the Orlando Resort have been abandoned, as reported by Orlando Business Journal. Walt Disney...

Man with disabled vet license plate jailed in road rage incident in The Villages

A man with a disabled veteran license plate was jailed in a road rage incident in The Villages. Nicholas Webster Taylor, 37, who lives at the Lake-Sumter Apartment Homes on County Road, 466, was arrested Friday night on charges of battery following an alleged attack on a 70-year-old man driving a gray transit van in the vicinity of Morse Boulevard and San Marino Drive, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

Villager in golf cart arrested on DUI charge after drinking beer at Sonny’s

A Villager in a golf cart was arrested on a drunk driving charge after drinking beer at Sonny’s BBQ at Lake Sumter Landing. Roger Edmond Gagne, 72, who lives at 811 Orchid St. on the Historic Side of The Villages, was driving a red Yamaha golf cart when he was called Friday evening to La Grande Boulevard and La Plaza Parkway, according to an arrest report from the Lady Lake Police Department. Gagne had been called to the scene to pick up an acquaintance involved in an unrelated accident.

Wildwood man apprehended with marijuana cigars hidden in shoe

A Wildwood man was apprehended with marijuana cigars hidden in a shoe in his vehicle. Jaquan Baker James, 26, was driving a gray Honda four-door vehicle shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday when he was pulled over for having an expired decal on his license plate while driving near the intersection of Interstate 75 and State Road 48 in Bushnell, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. When a deputy approached the vehicle during a traffic stop, the “odor of marijuana” was detected.