30, Jun 2014 - Florida barbershop that allegedly doubled as strip club busted by Orange County police
Evan Bleier ORANGE COUNTY , Fla., June 30 (UPI) -- A Florida barbershop that allegedly doubled as a strip club was raided over the weekend and its owner, 42-year-old Derrick Dekeith Price, was taken to jail.
15, Jun 2014 - Former Expressway Authority board member pleads guilty
A former Orlando Orange County Expressway Authority board member pleaded guilty to violating Florida's open meetings law Wednesday. Marco Pena did not appear in court Wednesday, but his attorney entered a plea on his behalf to the misdemeanor count of violating Florida's Sunshine Law. As part of the plea agreement, Pena is avoiding jail time and probation, paying a $500 fine and will not try ...
15, Jun 2014 - Former Expressway Authority board member to plead guilty to violating 'Sunshine Law'
An Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board member who resigned from his post less than a month after another board member was indicted for felony bribery has agreed to plead guilty to violating Florida's Sunshine Law, according to State Attorney Jeff Ashton.
15, Jun 2014 - Former Orlando-Orange Expressway Authority member to plead guilty to misdemeanor
The state attorney's office announced on Tuesday a former member of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority will plead guilty to a misdemeanor violation of Florida's Sunshine Law. The announcement comes in the wake of an investigation into allegations that Marco Pena and other board members were violating Florida Sunshine Laws. Pena, a Florida Hospital executive appointed to the ...
24, May 2014 - Report: Suspect in woman's death bonds out of jail
The man suspected of shooting and killing his girlfriend inside her Orange County home last week bonded out of jail this morning, according to Central Florida News 13.
07, May 2014 - Suspect in day care center crash surrenders
The man who police say fled the scene after his SUV hit a car, sending it into a Winter Park day care center and killing a 4-year-old girl, turned himself in Thursday, Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Maj. Cindy Williams said. Robert Alex Corchado, who Williams earlier said had gang ties as well as numerous drug arrests, surrendered at the Orange County jail, according to a tweet from the ...
01, May 2014 - Business owner near UCF accused of selling morphine
Investigators said the owner of an Orange County tanning salon near the University of Central Florida was selling morphine pills out of his business. Channel 9’s Jeff Deal learned the owner of Beach Hotties on Alafaya Trail was already wanted for the same thing in another state. On Friday, a judge said he considered Panagiotis Karamihail a flight risk and kept him in jail on a half-million ...
01, May 2014 - Former officer accused of downloading child porn bonds out of jail
A former Volusia County corrections officer arrested on charges of child pornography bonded out of jail late Thursday night. A judge ordered Mark Pronovost, 32, to stay in his home with a GPS monitor. Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested him after a standoff in Orange City last month. Pronovost resigned from the Volusia County Corrections Department. Previous Story ...
30, Apr 2014 - Suspect in fatal day care hit-and-run arrested
Robert Corchado, the man accused of causing a crash that resulted in the death of a 4-year-old girl at an Orlando day care, turned himself in to the Orange County Jail on Thursday, according to Florida Highway Patrol troopers. Lily Quintus died after a car crashed into the KinderCare on Goldenrod Road near University Boulevard on Wednesday. Authorities said Corchado, 28, was driving a Dodge ...
30, Apr 2014 - Driver In Deadly Florida Day Care Crash In Custody
(WINTER PARK, Fla.) — The man authorities say fled after causing a deadly crash at a Florida day care center has surrendered. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Robert Alex Corchado surrendered Thursday at the county jail. Police agencies across the state had been searching for Corchado since the Wednesday crash that killed a…
30, Apr 2014 - Driver in fatal day care crash turns self in, FHP says
The man Florida Highway Patrol says caused a car crash into a Winter Park day care , killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring 14 others, is in custody. Robert Alex Corchado, 28, turned himself into the Orange County Jail at 4:12 p.m. Thursday, a day after the crash at the KinderCare Learning Center at 4035 Goldenrod Road. [PHOTOS: Car crashes into day care | VIDEO: Initial Local 6 report ...
27, Apr 2014 - Suspect surrenders in deadly Florida day care center car crash
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A Florida man suspected of involvement in a hit-and-run car crash that killed a 4-year-old girl and injured 14 people at an Orlando-area day care center surrendered to authorities on Thursday, police said. Robert Corchado, 28, turned himself in at the Orange County Jail, said Cindy Williams, a spokeswoman for the Florida Highway Patrol. The second ...
27, Apr 2014 - WFTV confronts governor on Expressway Board member indictment
On Friday Channel 9's Kathi Belich asked Florida Gov. Rick Scott about Thursday's indictment of Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority Board member Scott Batterson by a grand jury. Batterson is charged with one count of bribery and two counts of unlawful compensation . All three are felony charges. He bonded out of the Seminole County Jail shortly after turning himself in Thursday evening ...
21, Apr 2014 - Florida Day Care Crash Suspect in Custody
The man police said fled in the vehicle that caused another car to crash into a Florida day care, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring more than a dozen others, turned himself in to authorities at Orange County Jail Thursday.Robert A. Corchado, 28, had been on the lam following the crash.
05, Jun 2013 - Man arrested, accused of offering to sell woman for $10,000
An Orange County man is in jail, accused of trying to sell a woman for $10,000. Investigators said they caught him in an undercover bust. According to investigators, they were tipped off by a man who told investigators he bought drugs from the suspect, and had been asked if he wanted to buy women. "Central Florida is a perfect storm for human trafficking," said Tomas Lares of the Greater Orlando ...
22, May 2013 - Ex-DP Yacht Broker Arrested in Florida Awaits Extradition
By Andrea Papagianis Four years after fleeing Dana Point, a man accused of defrauding local residents of more than $1.5 million is expected back in Orange County next week after being arrested in south Florida, officials said. Edward Sellers Fitzgerald, 60, a former Dana Point yacht broker was detained by authorities in Delray Beach, Fla.—north [...]
02, May 2013 - Report: Suspected drug dealer arrested after 5-county chase
A suspected Orange County drug dealer was arrested late Wednesday after he led authorities on a chase through five Central Florida counties, clickorlando.com is reporting.
16, Apr 2013 - Suspect in FAMU hazing case to enter guilty plea
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A third defendant charged with the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major is pleading guilty in an Orlando courtroom. Caleb Jackson's attorney says his client plans to plead guilty to manslaughter and felony hazing Tuesday in Orange County court. Jackson had been held in Leon County Jail on a violation of probation since his arrest. FAMU drum major Robert Champion died in ...
11, Apr 2013 - Winter Park man arrested for possession of child pornography
Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have arrested an Orange County man for 10 counts of possession of child pornography.