02, Jun 2013 - Execution, says father of man FBI shot; govt says he attacked
Ibragim Todashev is shown in a police booking photo following his arrest May 4 on aggravated battery charges. / Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff Office The father of a Florida man with ties to Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev said Thursday that his son was slain "execution-style" by FBI agents last week in Orlando.
02, Jun 2013 - Reports: Todashev unarmed when killed by FBI
Ibragim Todashev is shown in a police booking photo following his arrest May 4 on aggravated battery charges. / Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff Office A Florida man with ties to Boston bombing suspect Tamarlan Tsarnaev was unarmed when he was shot to death last week while being questioned by the FBI and Massachusetts state troopers, according to media reports quoting FBI and law enforcement sources.
30, May 2013 - Police sketch artists help solve crimes, with the help of good witnesses
When crime happens in Central Florida, one of the first questions police have is, "who did it?" Many times that answer comes from a witness to the event or the victims themselves. Detective Steve Fusco with the Orange County Sheriff's Office has made a career of turning the memories of those witnesses into life like sketches used to identify and catch suspects on the run. Fusco's process takes ...
10, May 2013 - Orange sheriff's sergeant arrested on DUI charge | Video
Sgt. Kevin Meyer was on his way to an off-duty job when the crash happened, the Florida Highway Patrol said. An off-duty Orange County sheriff's sergeant was arrested on a misdemeanor DUI charge late Sunday after he hit the rear of a moving car, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Sgt. Kevin Meyer, 50, was in uniform and driving an unmarked law-enforcement pickup with emergency lights on.
10, May 2013 - Crimeline focuses on unsolved murders of 2 working moms
As Mother's Day draws near, the Orange County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in finding the killers of two Central Florida working moms.
04, May 2013 - Body of British businessman found in Florida pond
The body of a British businessman has been found in a retention pond at a central Florida resort. Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jeff Williamson says 43-year-old Simon Latham attended a conference at an Orlando hotel with his brother-in-law and about a dozen other people.
30, Apr 2013 - Sheriff: No suspect in killing of Orange City man
Iowa authorities say they have no suspects in an early morning shooting outside a strip club that left a Florida man dead. Polk County sheriff's office Sgt. Jana Abens said Monday that investigators are continuing interviews, but haven't identified suspects in the shooting, which happened early Sunday outside Big Earl's Gold Mine club, just north of Des Moines. Authorities found 23-year-old ...
25, Apr 2013 - 9 Investigates crackdown on sex offenders inside Disney World
A six-month-long Eyewitness News investigation has uncovered sweeping background checks at Disney parks in central Florida, checks targeting registered sex offenders. Investigative reporter Christopher Heath dug through hundreds of pages of Orange County Sheriff’s Office trespass reports, and they show a consistent pattern of documented sex offenders getting kicked off of Disney properties ...
25, Apr 2013 - Suspected drug trafficker arrested after 5-county chase
Thomas Loncala fled from authorities in Orlando and kept driving northeast into Flagler County. A suspected Orange County drug dealer was arrested late Wednesday after he led authorities on a high-speed chase through five Central Florida counties, authorities said.
25, Apr 2013 - Drug-trafficking suspect arrested after chase through 5 counties
Thomas Loncala fled authorities in Orlando, drove to Flagler County, deputies say A suspected Orange County drug dealer was arrested late Wednesday after he led authorities on a high-speed chase through five Central Florida counties, authorities said.
18, Apr 2013 - OPD on Boston bombing, downtown 5K security
Chief Rooney and the Orlando Police Department extend their thoughts and prayers to those in Boston affected by the recent tragic event. Chief Rooney has been in constant contact with Sheriff Demings, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, other city, state, federal, and local officials. Public safety is the number one concern. While we have plans in place to ...
18, Apr 2013 - Amber Alert Canceled: Jayden Martinez found
The Orange County Sheriff's Office says the 1 year old boy missing from his home in Winter Garden, Florida has been found safe.
17, Apr 2013 - Senate could pass anti-drones bill on Wednesday
A bill that would limit Florida law enforcement agencies' use of drones is set for passage in the Florida Senate. +Images: Orange County Sheriff's Office shows off new drones
17, Apr 2013 - Police: Sheriff's lieutenant arrested at home, tried to kick out patrol car windows
Channel 9 has been sorting through recordings Friday night that detail an Orange County deputy’s erratic behavior right before she was arrested. Tressa Paul-Chavis was allegedly drunk and belligerent at her home last night with former Undersheriff Malone Stewart. Chavis said she didn't do anything wrong and kept repeating over and over that she did not violate any Florida state statutes. That's ...
13, Apr 2013 - Windermere to address allegations of police profiling
A news conference will be held Friday morning to address accusations of profiling by two Windermere police officers. The city released a notice overnight, saying the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Orange County Sheriff's Office will join Windermere Police Chief David Ogden to give an update on the situation. Last month, Windermere police officers Ryan Miller and Jason Darnell were ...
11, Apr 2013 - Senate passes anti-drones bill
The Florida Senate has unanimously passed a bill limiting Florida law enforcement agencies' use of drones. +Images: Orange County Sheriff's Office shows off new drones