The man seen here in video surveillance - yes, he is naked and authorities don't know why - stole a truck from Lakeland Cold Storage during the evening hours of May 19-20, 2017, that had a 5-foot tall black & white checkered swan in the bed of it. The swan is sponsored by Aspyre. We found the stolen truck in Hillsborough County, and we identified the suspect, but the swan is still missing.
Escape to Beer Can Island, on the north tip of Longboat Key on the Gulf of Mexico, across Longboat Pass from Bradenton Beach and Anna Maria Island. Longboat Key is divided between Manatee and Sarasota counties, near Bradenton and the city of Sarasota.
Surveillance video shows two masked men enter a grocery store in Rotterdam, New York on Monday, May 22, 2017, and demand cash. The owner grabs a baseball bat he keeps behind the counter for protection and hits one suspect in the shoulder as he went behind the counter to grab cigarettes. Both men quickly fled, taking with them a total of four packs of cigarettes from behind the counter. The store owner and his wife were uninjured.
A loggerhead sea turtle was spotted crawling back to the Gulf of Mexico early Thursday morning, after laying a nest on Anna Maria Island. Sea turtle nesting on the island started May 1 and already turtles are nesting at a faster pace than they did last year.