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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • UCF instructor among 12 arrested in online child-sex sting

    UCF instructor among 12 arrested in online child-sex sting
    A University of Central Florida instructor was among 12 people arrested in a Seminole County Sheriff's Office undercover operation of people who attempted to sexually exploit children using the Internet. Stephen Schlow, 75, taught in UCF's School of...
  • Missing 65-year-old man found safe, deputies say

    Missing 65-year-old man found safe, deputies say
    Deputies say they've found a 65-year-old Orlando man safe after he walked away from his home Monday night. Jose Lopez DeJesus returned this morning to his house in the Starlight Ranch Mobile Home Park, near the intersection of Pershing Avenue and Semoran...
  • Former health care worker facing abuse charges

    Former health care worker facing abuse charges
    A former health care worker is facing abuse charges after officials said he punched a patient in the chest. Roger Lea Scherer was arrested Wednesday following an investigation by the Orange County Sheriff's Office and Attorney General Pam Bondi's...
  • UCF PD 'safety talks' designed to keep students, community safe

    UCF PD 'safety talks' designed to keep students, community safe
    For many UCF students, college is their first time away from home. Mom and Dad aren't around to lock the front door when students forget to do so, or to stop them from walking to the ATM alone at night with headphones on. This naiveté — and...
  • Disney World substation will provide new home for growing sheriff's presence

    Disney World substation will provide new home for growing sheriff's presence
    Orange County deputy sheriffs who serve Walt Disney World do more than just write traffic tickets and deal with unruly guests — they also respond to crimes ranging from car break-ins to robberies that are reported on resort property. As the...
  • Deputies searching for missing 15-year-old boy

    Deputies searching for missing 15-year-old boy
    Deputies are searching for a 15-year-old Orlando boy who was last seen leaving his house Sunday afternoon. Lemuel David Jovet-Altoro left his house on Laxton Street between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and hasn't been seen since, according to Orange...
  • Professional wakeboarder Michael Kyle Evans robbed 7-Eleven, deputies say

     Professional wakeboarder Michael Kyle Evans robbed 7-Eleven, deputies say
    Professional wakeboarder Michael Kyle Evans has been arrested after deputies said he robbed a 7-Eleven last weekend. Evans, 20, is accused of robbing the store at 1100 McCoy Road, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies released images of the...
  • Deputies: Boy's death at apartment was accidental drowning

    Deputies: Boy's death at apartment was accidental drowning
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office said the death Wednesday of an 8-month-old boy was an accidental drowning. Yousuf Khumayis, who was born on Sept. 16, was transported to Florida Hospital East where he was pronounced dead, according to Sgt. Lourdes...
  • Once-missing boy found safe in Orlando, deputies say

    Once-missing boy found safe in Orlando, deputies say
    Orange County deputies have found a once-missing 15-year-old Orlando boy. Dustin Mitchell Boyd, who went missing at about 11 p.m. Sunday, was found late Wednesday at his aunt's home in Orlando, according to Orange County Sheriff's Office Deputy...
  • Acid bombs found at UCF's Knights Circle apartment complex

    Acid bombs found at UCF's Knights Circle apartment complex
    Four potentially explosive bottles with acid were found in the parking lot of the university-affiliated Knights Circle apartment complex on Tuesday in what officials suspect was a prank. One building at the off-campus student housing complex was...
  • Victoria Siegel fought prescription-drug addiction, family says

    Victoria Siegel fought prescription-drug addiction, family says
    Victoria Siegel, the 18-year-old daughter of "Queen of Versailles" stars David and Jackie Siegel, had recently been released from rehab after struggling with her addiction to prescription drugs, family attorney and spokesman Michael Marder said Monday....