Gov. DeSantis repeats warning against Spring Break ‘melee’ scenarios
Miami Beach braces for another weekend of bad behavior. Image via AP.

Spring Break Miami Beach Curfew
The Governor said state resources were ready to help quell disturbances.

Gov. Ron DeSantis has a message to college rowdies who may be coming to Florida to party: If they get out of line, be prepared for force from the state.

In Miami Beach, DeSantis repeated his offer to provide state resources to avoid situations that have occurred in past years.

“Proactively, the state will provide resources that the city here needs to be able to ensure that Spring Break is not turned into some melee,” he promised.

“You should not even really know that it’s Spring Break or not because things should be orderly. So we’ll have resources that both Highway Patrol and Florida Department of Law Enforcement will be working with not just Miami Beach, but wherever in the state.”

The State Guard may be part of the solution, he added, for “probably a handful of spots” including Miami Beach.

DeSantis has already offered marching orders to the state’s chief law officers. During remarks to the Florida Sheriffs Association Conference, Gov. DeSantis told the law officers they should “do what you need to do” to maintain order during those days of seaside debauchery later this year.

“I know it’s not the same concern in every part of the state, but we’ve seen some of the things that have happened in other parts of Florida. I mean, we’ve seen things in Miami Beach. We have resources available. We want to work proactively with the local jurisdictions,” DeSantis said.

Indeed, 2023 saw incidents in Miami Beach, and the Florida Highway Patrol was eventually used to help keep order. In 2022, Miami Beach and Panama City Beach dealt with disorder as well.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • No Laws No Consequences

    February 5, 2024 at 12:20 pm

    “You SHOULD not really know it’s Spring Break…”

    But you will.

    And Bike Week(s).

    • Dont Say FLA

      February 5, 2024 at 12:23 pm

      Rhonda’s totally fine with bike week. That’s just old white people.

  • Dont Say FLA

    February 5, 2024 at 12:23 pm

    What is it, are Florida’s spring breakers black these days? Based on Ron’s lying blue eyes I must surmise that Florida’s spring breakers ain’t whites. All the white kids must get on the plane and fly right past Flori-duh down to Cancun. Therefore Rhonda the shit-smear spreads fear, crying “don’t come here”

  • Biscuit

    February 5, 2024 at 12:42 pm

    Newsfart from Florida: Governor Ron DeSantis, who never gets invited to party with anyone anymore because he is a known party-pooper, has decided to poop on any young adults who dare to have fun in Florida.
    Talk about defecating in public! Who’s the pooper now!

  • Mark Anderson

    February 7, 2024 at 9:45 am

    The Dunedin short stop misses more than a few.

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