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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Authorities searching for 2 men in robberies at Orange County convenience stores

    Authorities searching for 2 men in robberies at Orange County convenience stores
    A pair of armed bandits wearing bandannas across their faces robbed a Circle K store on North Orange Blossom Trail early Wednesday morning, officials said. It's possible that the same two men hit up two other convenience stores — within two hours...
  • Man accused of head butting deputy, fighting bouncers near UCF

    Man accused of head butting deputy, fighting bouncers near UCF
    A 20-year-old Longwood man was shocked with a stun gun three times then arrested early Thursday after he was accused of fighting with bouncers and head butting a deputy while being kicked out of a nightclub near University of Central Florida. Victor Kwan...
  • Deputies: 4 wounded in OBT drive-by shooting

    Deputies: 4 wounded in OBT drive-by shooting
    A drive-by shooting at a gas station on South Orange Blossom Trail early Saturday sent four people in their twenties to the hospital, officials said. The shooting happened just after 3 a.m. near the Kwik Stop's Kaley Avenue entrance, according to Orange...
  • Names of SWAT deputies involved in fatal shooting released

    The Orange County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday released the names of the SWAT deputies who fatally shot a man who they say pointed a gun at them while serving an arrest warrant last week. The deputies are Master Deputy Steven Berens, a 26-year veteran,...
  • Deputies: 25 arrested in surprise probation sweep in Orange County

    Deputies: 25 arrested in surprise probation sweep in Orange County
    Orange County authorities arrested 25 juveniles and adults in a surprise probation sweep targeting violent prior offenders Wednesday, officials said. During the massive operation, a 22-year-old driver was arrested after she slammed into a Sheriff's...
  • Drug habit may have prompted electrocuted man's copper thefts, family says

    Drug habit may have prompted electrocuted man's copper thefts, family says
    For years, Cryston Swink feared getting a phone call from a police officer saying that her father had been killed. Since Swink was a child, her father, Terry Bowers, had battled cocaine addiction and would periodically disappear on "drug binges" so...
  • Excessive force used in 2010 barbershop raid, appeal court says

    Excessive force used in 2010 barbershop raid, appeal court says
    Deputies violated the rights of barbers at Strictly Skillz barbershop during a 2010 raid in the guise of a license inspection, a federal appeal court said this week, in a strongly-worded rebuke of the Orange County Sheriff's Office. "It was a scene right...
  • Man arrested on armed robbery charges tied to others

    Man arrested on armed robbery charges tied to others
    A 23-year-old man arrested last month after allegedly robbing a 7-Eleven at gunpoint has been connected to four other similar robberies, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Philip Gabriel Cappello was arrested Aug. 10 after a robbery at...
  • Body found on S.R. 408, FHP says

    Body found on S.R. 408, FHP says
    A man's body was found on the side of eastbound State Road 408 near West Colonial Drive this morning, officials said. The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating. "Investigators are trying to determine cause of death and the purpose of the...
  • Suspect's stolen gun not loaded; cop fired 9 times, report says

    The suspect at the center of the deadly confrontation at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando on Tuesday morning was armed with a stolen but unloaded handgun, according to an arrest report released Wednesday. And although Orlando police say the woman killed...
  • UCF area is No. 1 for growing underage-DUI problem, cops say

    UCF area is No. 1 for growing underage-DUI problem, cops say
    They're not old enough to legally buy $1 vodka shots, but young adults walk out of bars near the University of Central Florida every night and get behind the wheel. Officers who patrol the area say they're seeing an alarming spike in the number of...