Florida was able to retain its reputation as the go-to source for weird news in 2017. From alligator hijinks to coke-snorting moms to interstate twerkers, here's a look at some of the weirdest Florida stories of the year.
A Tallahassee man came home to find his wife in bed with a local pastor, who was forced to flee the home while naked and later had to ask forgiveness from his congregation.
The driver of a Fort Myers armored truck refused to pull over, even while money was falling from the truck.
The "Cash Me Ousside" girl ran into trouble outside a Lake Worth bar.
A Miami attorney's arson case went up in flames when his own pants caught fire during closing arguments.
A Charlotte County alligator displayed its appetite for golf balls on video.
In other alligator news, some Florida Gulf Coast University students brought a dead alligator into their dorm room for a photo shoot.
A Sarasota tennis tournament was briefly interrupted by sound of loud sex coming from a nearby building.
A Tampa teacher was arrested for drunkenly letting a 14-year-old boy drive her to Waffle House.
In what may be the mugshot of the year, a man with 'Joker' tattoos on his face was arrested for waving a gun in Miami traffic.
A naked woman in Big Pine Key got into a fight with police when they tried to arrest her for squatting in a home.
A Highlands County woman was arrested after allowing a snake to bite her toddler, and then of course posting the video to social media.
The huge retirement community of The Villages was the scene of a huge bust involving heroin, meth, and golf cart parts.
A Port St. Lucie man was arrested for intentionally deflating a neighbor's bounce house while children were inside.
A Keys man was arrested after deputies discovered 11 grams of cocaine hidden in a Cookie Monster doll.
A Hialeah man was caught on video as he opened fire on two utility trucks he says were blocking his driveway.
A St. Petersburg man was arrested after he says his gun accidentally fired while he took a selfie in a strip club.
A 73-year-old Daytona Beach man thought it was a good idea to hand out business cards to teens in hopes they needed a 'sugar daddy'
A Fort Myers woman was seen snorting cocaine off her iPhone screen while waiting in a middle school pickup line.
Two Jacksonville men were charged with stealing an entire power pole while hurricane victims were without power.
A driver in Lehigh Acres felt confident his Corolla could jump 20 feet across a canal. It didn't make it.
A Broward County dog was found abandoned, stabbed, beaten, and left in a suitcase.
A driver on Alligator Alley called 911 while police were chasing him, and asked to speak to Donald Trump, claiming "we made a deal."
A traffic jam in West Palm Beach caused by President Trump turned into an impromptu twerking session on the interstate by several female drivers.
A Brevard County man told investigators he punched an automatic teller machine because it gave him too much cash.
A sign language interpreter was arrested after it was discovered she was signing gibberish during a press conference about a serial killer.