Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 1

BIEBER SETTLES LAWSUIT THAT BROUGHT JUDGE’S ARREST THREAT

Miami attorney Mark DiCowden said Monday in an email that photographer Manuel Munoz’s lawsuit against Bieber was resolved. Terms of the settlement are confidential. A judge last month ordered Bieber to sit down for a deposition or be arrested and brought to court after DiCowden contended that a celebrity should not get special treatment. But now the case is over.

POLICE: BEER-TOTING MAN FIRES RIFLE AT PASSING CARS

News outlets quote Hollywood police as saying that 40-year-old Carl Washington was arrested on five counts of attempted premeditated murder after he shot at five people as they drove past him Saturday morning. Police say among those fired upon was driver Reynaldo Corria, who was shot in the head and crashed. He was taken to the hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

BOMB SCARE DELAYS SPIRIT AIRLINES FLIGHT IN FLORIDA

Local news outlets report that a passenger alerted flight attendants after noticing a message on another passenger’s cellphone before the flight took off Sunday night. It was scheduled to depart Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at 8:15 p.m. Sunday but was delayed for hours while authorities investigated.

MOTHER, DAUGHTER FOUND DEAD IN CORAL SPRINGS POOL

Coral Springs police said Monday that 32-year-old Heidi Marrero and her daughter, Joneily Lanclos, were discovered face down in the pool Sunday afternoon and were unresponsive when they were pulled out. Both were taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead. Police spokeswoman Sgt. Carla Kmiotek says they’re working to figure out how both of the victims ended up in the pool.

$10,000 REWARD OFFERED IN FATAL CENTRAL FLORIDA HIT-AND-RUN

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office announced the award in a news release sent Monday. According to an incident report, Jessica Enchautegui-Otero was standing in a grass median around 12:35 a.m. Saturday when 25-year-old Deputy Adam Pennell stopped to help. A few minutes later a car hit them. The woman died and the deputy suffered a shattered pelvis, broken hip and other broken bones.

 

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