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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Orange sheriff, MBI face lawsuit over mistaken identity

    Orange sheriff, MBI face lawsuit over mistaken identity
    Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation face a lawsuit in federal court over a case of mistaken identity in a neo-Nazi biker investigation, court records show. In 2012, one of the sheriff's top undercover agents...
  • Hazmat team called out after crash near Central Florida Parkway

    Hazmat team called out after crash near Central Florida Parkway
    The Orange County Hazmat team was called out after a crash where 200 gallons of fuel were leaked in the Taft area. Rocket Boulevard was closed between Central Florida Parkway and General Drive. It happened around 2:40 p.m. Florida Highway Patrol and...
  • Deputies probe 2 separate shootings in Orange

    Deputies probe 2 separate shootings in Orange
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office investigated two separate shootings Tuesday night that left three people injured, deputies said. One shooting happened in south Apopka, while the other occurred near the University of Central Florida. All three...
  • 3 more FAMU ex-band members face trial in fatal hazing

    3 more FAMU ex-band members face trial in fatal hazing
    The second trial in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion is set to begin today , and this time three ex-band members will face a jury together. One initially told investigators he tried to save Champion after the 26-year-old collapsed....
  • Man hospitalized following shooting near Eatonville

    Man hospitalized following shooting near Eatonville
    A shooting outside Eatonville has left one man in the hospital, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. The incident took place on Clearbrook Circle west of Eatonville at about 8:30 a.m., Capt. Angelo Nieves said. A man was shot during a...
  • Twin brothers busted for drunken fracas at The Knight's Pub, deputies say

    Twin brothers busted for drunken fracas at The Knight's Pub, deputies say
    Twin brothers led law-enforcement officers on a foot chase near the University of Central Florida campus early Sunday morning after the pair used fake IDs to get into a bar and stole a $350 sign, authorities say. Jonathan and Michael High, both 20,...
  • Woman, man shot while watching TV at Tymber Skan apartment

    Woman, man shot while watching TV at Tymber Skan apartment
    Bullets shattered a window at a Tymber Skan condominium where a man and a woman were watching TV on their couch late Tuesday night, sending both of them to the hospital with gunshot wounds. The Orange County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday provided few...
  • Horses lead life of luxury at Florida retirement farm

    Horses lead life of luxury at Florida retirement farm
    ALACHUA — The winding, tree-lined path to Mill Creek Farm leads to 335 acres of bucolic bliss for retired horses. For more than three decades, the farm has welcomed abused and neglected animals that might otherwise have ended up on a dinner...
  • Shooting in bowling alley parking lot leaves 1 dead, 2 injured, deputies say

    Shooting in bowling alley parking lot leaves 1 dead, 2 injured, deputies say
    The general manager of Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center in east Orange County said he didn't know why a group of people met in the building's parking lot on Sunday evening before an argument and a shooting ensued. In the gunfight, 24-year-old...
  • Jury duty scammers target Central Florida residents

    Jury duty scammers target Central Florida residents
    Gwen Rich received a terrifying phone call at her home a few weeks ago. The man on the other end said he was with the warrants division of the Orange County Sheriff's Office, and told Rich that she failed to appear for a federal grand jury duty summons....
  • Double shooting near UCF marks 2nd in 2 weeks

    Double shooting near UCF marks 2nd in 2 weeks
    The UCF-area shooting that left two men critically injured Thursday night has raised more concerns about student safety and gang activity in the neighborhoods bordering the campus off Alafaya Trail. Although the victims — ages 21 and 22 —...