Five Things to Know in Florida for July 28

WIFE SUPPORTS TRUMP; SAYS FLORIDA DEMOCRATIC POLITICIAN HUSBAND HAS TO GO

Lynn Aronberg said in a press release Thursday that she is “amicably” divorcing Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg. Lynn Aronberg says she is a “staunch Republican and supporter of President Trump,” while her husband is not. She says that fact led her to feel “increasingly isolated in the marriage.” The 37-year-old former Miami Dolphins cheerleader and public relations consultant said she is getting a $100,000 settlement.

AUTHORITIES: MAN ROBS BANK, THEN GETS NAKED AND THROWS MONEY

The FBI says 25-year-old Alexander Sperber is charged with bank robbery. A federal complaint says the man told authorities he parked his car at the bank, made a gun motion with his hand and demanded money from the teller, who gave him about $4,700 in a bag. Officials say a red dye pack exploded, staining his clothes and a cast on his left wrist.

SHERIFF: DEPUTY KILLED WOMAN WHO LUNGED AT HIM WITH KNIFE

Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar told news outlets Thursday that the deputy acted in self-defense when he shot Susan Teel on Wednesday night in a gated community near Vero Beach. Loar says the deputy went to the home after the woman’s daughter called 911. Loar said Teel’s 69-year-old husband, Dr. Dudley Teel, had found her in a bathtub attempting to cut her wrists.

WOMAN ESCAPES AS CAR FALLS INTO HOLE IN FLORIDA DRIVEWAY

Awakened by a loud bang around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, she looked outside and saw the driveway buckling under her car. She says she hurried out to move it, but just as she got in, the driveway collapsed and the car fell nose-first into a 6-foot (2-meter) deep hole. She told news outlets that she managed to get out, scraping her leg in the process, but now the hole stretches about 30 feet under her home, which had to be evacuated.

CASES DROPPED AFTER OFFICER CHARGED WITH FALSIFYING REPORTS

Local news outlets report that Clermont Police Officer Cecil Garrett was arrested Wednesday. Assistant State Attorney Walter Forgie told the Orlando Sentinel that Garrett had shown a pattern of pulling over drivers without cause. Garrett was fired from the Clermont Police Department in 2011 following false arrest accusations, but the department rehired him after an arbitrator determined there wasn’t a fair investigation.

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