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A Florida deputy who accidentally set a gasoline-covered motorcycle rider on fire with a stun gun is facing a misdemeanor charge, officials said Thursday.
The man’s motorcycle got knocked over, spilling fuel and soaking him before the deputy stunned him.
Court documents show Brian Brainard Wedgeworth conned women into sending him money, jewelry and watches.
It started with a fistfight between two teen girls, and others soon joined in, sheriff’s officials said.
Skyler Seidenberg, 30, has been placed on administrative leave from Sunlake High School in Land O’ Lakes.

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  1. A Florida deputy who accidentally set a gasoline-covered motorcycle rider on fire with a stun gun is facing a misdemeanor charge, officials said Thursday.
  2. A Florida man has pleaded guilty to defrauding more than 30 women of more than $1.3 million by pretending to be a doctor on online dating services, a U.S. attorney said Thursday.
  3. Payton Gendron is led into the courtroom for a hearing at Erie County Court, in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday.
  4. The Church of Scientology's Flag Building at 215 S Fort Harrison Ave. in downtown Clearwater.
  5. Three people were shot, one fatally, in the Dade City area Wednesday afternoon, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office reported.
  6. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office arrested Skyler Seidenberg, 30, on a felony charge of an authority figure engaging in sexual conduct. Seidenberg was placed on administrative leave from Sunlake High School, where he was a social studies teacher, according to Pasco County Schools.
  7. The bodies of three people were discovered at a Riverview home Wednesday morning in what is believed to be a double murder-suicide, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
  8. This combination of photos provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, shows Thomas Lane.  The former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. As part of the plea deal, Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed. Lane, along with J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao, has already been convicted on federal counts of willfully violating Floyd's rights during the May 2020 restraint that led to the Black man's death.
  9. Alexander Leszczynski of North Redington Beach is facing charges of wire fraud, bank fraud and money laundering.
  10. Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announces the arrest of Andrea Wagner, 39, an investigator for the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board.
  11. Sheila Keen Warren, shown in this 2020 photo, is accused of dressing as a clown and fatally shooting her lover's wife.
  12. Ann Garrison, Programs Coordinator and former president of the Campaign Against Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence, addresses the board during a meeting at offices at Beth El Ministries on May 2 in Wimauma.
  13. Jeffrey Tillman was arrested by St. Petersburg police on a charge of first-degree murder on Tuesday night.
  14. In this Sept. 30, 2019, file photo, Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg talks to the Orlando Sentinel during an interview at his office in Lake Mary. A judge has approved yet another sentencing delay for the former Florida tax collector who was a close associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. U.S. District Judge Gregory Presnell said in an order Monday that a sealed status report filed by prosecutors justifies postponing the sentencing of Joel Greenberg until August. Greenberg has been cooperating in an ongoing investigation of allegations that Gaetz paid a 17-year-old girl for sex. Gaetz has denied any wrongdoing and claims the allegations are an extortion plot.
  15. In this May 5, 2017, photo, former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks to the federal courthouse in Jacksonville. Court documents show Brown, whose initial conviction in a charity fraud case was tossed out by an appeals court, will plead guilty before a second trial.
  16. In this 2012, photo, a row of different AR-15 style rifles are displayed for sale.
  17. Pinellas County Deputy Shelby Coniglio was fired Tuesday after she was arrested on a drunk driving charge.
  18. Randy Peterson Jr., 27, was arrested Monday night on a charge of leaving the scene of a crash involving a death. St. Petersburg police say he struck a pedestrian in his Ford Mustang and tried to run away, but was stopped by witnesses and detained until police arrived.
  19. After a November ruling by the Florida Supreme Court, Florida State Attorney's Office are now grappling with how to apply Marsy's Law -- much like law enforcement agencies have been for the last several years.
  20. Investigators work the scene of a shooting at a supermarket, in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday.
  21. This May 21, 2010, photo shows 38046 8th Ave. in Zephyrhills. When "Thundercats" writer Stephen J. Perry fell on hard times and became homeless in late December 2009, a friend allowed Perry to stay in the home.  According to police reports presented to the court on Monday, shortly after he moved into the house Perry allowed James Davis and his wife, Roxanne, to move into the home’s garage apartment. But the new living arrangement lasted just over five months before investigators say Davis murdered Perry in his bedroom, leaving behind pools of blood that were found by police days later.
  22. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz looks up as one of his lawyers, capital defense attorney Casey Secor, makes an argument in court during jury selection in the penalty phase of his trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Monday. Cruz previously pleaded guilty to all 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in the 2018 shootings.
  23. Hector Gomez, left, and Jordi Poblete, worship leaders at the Mariners Church Irvine, leave flowers outside the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, Calif. on Sunday.
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