Man Named Vladimir Putin Arrested In Florida


Vladimir Putin was arrested in Florida on trespassing charges.

Not Vladimir Putin the Russian president — Vladimir Putin, resident of West Palm Beach, Florida. Police arrested the man at a Publix supermarket after responding to reports of a man screaming at store employees, CBS12 reported. 

Managers reportedly attempt to get Putin to leave, but he refused. He told West Palm Beach police that he missed his ride.

Putin was charged with trespassing and resisting arrest without the use of violence for the August 21 incident.

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In other Putin news, the actual Russian president made headlines when a Russian journalist and vocal Putin critic was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head in his apartment in Ukraine. 

Alexander Schetinin was found after his friends tried to visit him on his birthday.

“Alexander was sitting on a chair, with a gunshot wound to his head, the gun was lying under the chair. According to credible sources, the case has been classified as suicide, as Alexander sent an email to one of his loved ones where he said he wanted to kill himself,” Local news source Lyiv Operatyvni stated, Independent reported. 

Schetinin previously called the controversial leader a “personal enemy.”

The circumstances are currently being investigated by Ukrainian police.

Sources: CBS12, Telegraph, Independent / Photo credit: Telegraph, Twitchy

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