You couldn’t make this up. Somebody stole the Squeaky Tiki, a floating Key West tiki bar, and then was arrested after the Coast Guard found him slumped over the wheel the next morning, apparently intoxicated.
The Coast Guard Station Key West reports that it recovered the Squeaky Tiki after it got an 8 a.m. call from FishMonster, a Key West charter boat, saying that it had found the floating tiki hut and that things seemed amiss. The boat is owned by Cruisin Tikis Key West, which asks on its website: “Why go bar hopping…when you can hop on a bar.”
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission took the man on the tiki bar into custody. And the Squeaky Tiki was returned to its owners, with minimal damage. “A little tiki excitement today, which was slightly more eventful than your typical tike cruise,” the company wrote on its Facebook page. Read more: