ICYMI: ‘Justice for Delucca,’ Phony Shopping Spree, Avengers

Here are some of the top stories of the past week from the NBC 6 Weekend Digest:

“A Wound That Still Hurts”: Rally Held for Teen at Center of BSO Take-Down Video

Dozens of demonstrators gathered at Hampton Park Saturday afternoon to demand justice for Delucca Rolle, a teenager who was head slammed to the ground, punched and tackled by two Broward Sheriff’s deputies in a disturbing cellphone video.

“It takes so much in me to come in front of you. It’s a wound, a wound that still hurts,” said Clintina Rolle, Delucca’s mother.

The protest, which began at 3 p.m., took place at 7800 Hampton Blvd. in North Lauderdale, close to where the April 18 encounter occurred.

The video, which has since gone viral, shows 15-year-old Delucca Rolle being pepper-sprayed, thrown on the ground, punched and his head slammed onto the pavement in the parking lot of a McDonald’s restaurant in Tamarac.

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Family of Woman Killed in Boat Crash Arrive in South Florida

The family of a woman who was killed in a tragic boating accident last weekend have arrived in South Florida, following several obstacles in terms of getting emergency visas to the United States.

The brothers of Jessica Muñoz had been planning a first-time trip to the U.S. for Jennifer’s birthday in May. But the trip was made abruptly sooner than scheduled when the 28-year-old woman died in the boating accident near Government Cut.

The three brothers arrived from Bogotá, Colombia to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Saturday. They were met with a hug from their father, who arrived earlier in the week, and their brother-in-law, now a widower.

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Florida Man Who Tossed Daughter Off Bridge Asks for New Trial

A Florida man found guilty of first-degree murder for dropping his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge four years ago is asking for a new trial.

John Jonchuck was sentenced to life in prison earlier this month, despite arguments from his attorneys that he was legally insane. No one disputed the 29-year-old Jonchuck dropped his daughter Phoebe 62 feet into Tampa Bay in January 2015, and that he had a long history of mental problems.

Prosecutors argued that Jonchuck was driven by vengeance and planned to kill his daughter to keep her away from her mother and grandmother.

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Owner of Vacant Home Hit with $4,400 Water Bill

In 2016, Odilio Moreira boarded up a house he bought in Goulds and shut down water service at the property. So you can imagine his surprise when he received a bill for thousands of dollars.

“Flipped out, flipped out,” he said. “The place has been closed for almost three years.”

According to Odilio, the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department initially told him there had been a leak on the property and that even though the account had been closed, he was still on the hook for the usage.

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Buffalo Bill’s LeSean McCoy Tweets Out Massive Avengers Spoilers With No Warning

If you haven’t done it already, and you’re on social media, mute LeSean McCoy’s account.

The Buffalo Bills running back proved to be a one-man spoiler in tweeting out a significant occurrence in the newly released movie, “Avengers: End Game,” shortly after it premiered.

The tweets didn’t go unnoticed, especially among Bills fans. Rather than eagerly trying to search out any possible news on who the Bills might select with their two draft picks in the second and third rounds on Friday, they instead learned a key plot twist.

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Man Went on South Florida Shopping Spree With Phony $100 Bills, Cops Say

A man accused of going on a South Florida shopping spree with phony $100 bills is facing charges.

Oscar Pulido, 59, was booked into jail Wednesday on four counts of uttering forged bills, according to arrest reports.

The reports said Pulido passed off the fake $100 bills at least four times. The first happened in October 2018, when he used one to pay for $30 worth of face cream at a Massage Envy in Coral Gables, the reports said.

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