MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Florida isn’t just the Sunshine State, it’s the Florida Man State, where crimes are elevated to a whole new level thanks to our very liberal “sunshine laws.” So basically, if it happened to Florida Man, it probably involves alligators, amphetamines, guns and even a machete named ‘Kindness.’

Here are the top ten Florida Man stories of 2019.

  1. Florida Man Caught With Nearly 200 Illegal Lobsters


  1. Florida Man Captures Infamous Gator, ‘Chance The Snapper’ In Chicago Park Lagoon


  1. Florida Man Says He Went ‘Bananas,’ Shot Out Utility Workers’ Tires


  1. ‘Kill ‘Em With Kindness’: Florida Man Stabs Neighbor With Machete Named ‘Kindness’, Say Police


  1. Florida Man Accused Of Threatening Massacre At Walmart Day After El Paso Shooting


  1. Florida Man Makes Beer Run With Large Gator In Hand


  1. Florida Man Asks Walmart Employee For ‘Anything That Would Kill 200 People’


  1. Florida Man Charged With Manslaughter For Shooting Woman During Foreplay With Gun, Police Say


  1. Florida Man Attacked By Neighborhood Squirrel Who Has Residents On High Alert


  1. What’s Your ‘Florida Man’ Story? Google It To Find Out In The Florida Man Challenge