Only in Florida — A man accused of shoving his wife, putting his hand on her throat and raising his fist to her during an argument learned his fate during his initial court appearance earlier this week – a romantic dinner with the wife at Red Lobster.
“He’s going to stop by somewhere and he’s going to get some flowers,” Judge John “Jay” Hurley said at 47-year-old Joseph Bray’s bond hearing. “And then he’s going to go home, pick up his wife, get dressed, take her to Red Lobster. And then after they have Red Lobster, they’re going to go bowling.”
Bray’s wife, who was present at the hearing, said the couple began arguing after Bray neglected to wish her a happy birthday. At some point during the spat, Bray allegedly shoved the woman against a couch and placed one hand on her throat, raising the other as if to strike her. Fortunately, he did not.
Judge Hurley asked the woman if she was hurt or in fear of her husband. When the woman answered no, Hurley continued probing.…Continue Reading
On Monday, the staff of a Red Lobster say Steven Vigil, 32, and Linda Vigil, 28, were wasted inside the restaraunt; passing out at the table, barely able to speak and unable to walk straight. Linda was witnessed shaking and dangling the baby by the arms, trying to make her dance.
The staff told the couple they would be happy to call them a cab, but they refused. A waitress finally called police after the couple got up to leave and were seen stumbling while swinging the baby in its car seat, banging it into walls, chairs and doors on the way out.
When police got to the restaurant, they found the couple in the parking lot, in a stolen car. Steven told police he had borrowed the car from someone he had met in Alcoholics Anonymous. Police would find baby bottles mixed in with trash and about a dozen bottles of prescription drugs inside the car.…Continue Reading