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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Search for missing teen intensifies on ground, social media

    Search for missing teen intensifies on ground, social media
    As deputies intensified the ground search for a missing west Orange girl, dozens of friends and family members gathered to march and beg the community to help bring Alexandria Chery home. Hundreds more took to social media using the hashtag...
  • Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High

    Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High
    It’s every community’s worse nightmare: the explosion of violence at a local school, and lives tragically lost. The sometimes tense situation at Edgewater High School on Thursday was not an actual explosion of violence, but a large-scale...
  • Police, fire to hold tactical training at Edgewater High School today

    Police, fire to hold tactical training at Edgewater High School today
    Don't be alarmed if you see an army of police and fire officials amid loud booms at Edgewater High School this morning. It's just a training exercise to test how well local law enforcement officers can work together during public safety threats. The...
  • Mom's boyfriend arrested in search for 16-year-old Alexandria Chery

    Mom's boyfriend arrested in search for 16-year-old Alexandria Chery
    Rosalie Joseph last saw her 16-year-old daughter early Monday morning in their Hawthorne Groves apartment. Alexandria Chery told her mom she wasn't feeling well and planned to stay home all day. While at work, Joseph called her daughter several times to...
  • 'Poison bomb' threat at Evans High leads to young woman's arrest

    'Poison bomb' threat at Evans High leads to young woman's arrest
    The alleged school threat — a gigantic poison bomb — never existed. But the consequences of making a false bomb threat is real. A 19-year-old Orlando woman has been charged with making a false threat online this spring about setting off...
  • Orlando man wounded by uninvited guest at house party

    Orlando man wounded by uninvited guest at house party
    An 18-year-old was shot and wounded by an uninvited guest at a house party in the Ocoee area early Monday, the Orange County Sheriff's Office reported. The young man told deputies he was at a friend's home on Park Highland Drive when several uninvited...
  • Man with mental, physical problems missing, deputies say

    Man with mental, physical problems missing, deputies say
    An alert was issued today for a 60-year-old man with mental and physical problems who has vanished from his Orlando-area home. Tracey Lynn Cornwell was last seen at 1 p.m. Sunday at his home in the 2800 block of Yicca Street, the Orange County Sheriff's...
  • Ed Ganster: Group founder was devoted to first responders

     Ed Ganster: Group founder was devoted to first responders
    In demonstrating support for first responders, Ed Ganster walked the walk as few ever do. Six years ago, he and his wife, Mary, founded Operation Safety 91. The nonprofit group honors firefighters, police officers, emergency-service personnel and...
  • Officials: Deadly car crash investigated as homicide

    Officials: Deadly car crash investigated as homicide
    An early-morning car crash that ended with the driver dead is being investigated as homicide, officials said. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to 37th Street near the National House of Hope in Orlando around 3:30 a.m. Saturday to investigate a...
  • Motorcyclist dies in crash in Lake Forest

    A man was killed Sunday when his motorcycle crashed in Lake Forest in Orange County, authorities said. The unidentified victim, who was described as in his 30s, was riding with other motorcyclists southbound on Santiago Canyon Road between Falcon Street...
  • Publix store near OIA robbed at gunpoint

     Publix store near OIA robbed at gunpoint
    A Publix store near Orlando International Airport was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday afternoon, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. A Hispanic male between 30 and 40 entered the Publix at 4501 Hoffner Avenue around 4 p.m. He went up to a...