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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • 5-year sentence possible for man who pointed laser at helicopter

    5-year sentence possible for man who pointed laser at helicopter
    A 31-year-old Orlando man could face up to five years in federal prison for aiming the light beam from a laser pointer at an Orange County Sheriff's Office helicopter. Joseph Parrott was accused of pointing the laser at a pilot about 3 a.m. on July 2....
  • Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?

    Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?
    Voters in the state of Washington sidestepped NRA-friendly politicians on Election Day and approved a measure that requires background checks on all gun sales.  A similar amendment could make its way to Florida, says Patti Brigham, who leads the...
  • Double-murder suspect with no hands, feet kills self during Tenn. traffic stop

    Double-murder suspect with no hands, feet kills self during Tenn. traffic stop
    Orange County detectives were dispatched Tuesday to Tennessee, where the search for a former South Florida man considered a person of interest in his parents' deaths came to a bloody end. Local authorities had been searching for quadruple amputee Sean...
  • Two shot getting out of vehicle in Pine Hills

    Two shot getting out of vehicle in Pine Hills
    Two males were shot while getting out of a vehicle in Pine Hills on Tuesday afternoon, an Orange County sheriff's spokeswoman said. One victim had to go into surgery at Orlando Regional Medical Center while the other suffered non-life threatening...
  • Site honors quad-amputee suspect in parents' deaths

    Site honors quad-amputee suspect in parents' deaths
    The wife of Sean Petrozzino, the quadruple amputee suspected in his parents' death, has opened up for the first time on Facebook about the tumultuous relationship with her estranged husband, who killed himself on Monday. Cynthia Petrozzino, who lives...
  • Quad amputee named suspect in parents' deaths, kills self in Memphis

    Quad amputee named suspect in parents' deaths, kills self in Memphis
    A week-long search for a quadruple amputee — a suspect in his parents' deaths in east Orange County — officially ended nearly 800 miles away in Memphis, where police said Sean Petrozzino killed himself. The 30-year-old shot himself in the...
  • Memphis 'death investigation' possibly linked to search for quad amputee

    Memphis 'death investigation' possibly linked to search for quad amputee
    Orange County detectives were dispatched Tuesday to Tennessee, where the search for the quadruple amputee considered a person of interest in his parents' deaths appeared to have come to a bloody end. Local authorities had been searching for 30-year-...
  • Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween

    Check sex offender registry to keep your children safe on Halloween
    Anyone planning to take their children trick-or-treating for Halloween should consider checking the Florida sex offender registry so they know which houses to avoid. All sex offenders in Florida are required to register their home addresses and that...
  • Chief judge: Committee to investigate if local cops are skipping subpoenas

    Chief judge: Committee to investigate if local cops are skipping subpoenas
    Frustrated to learn an upcoming trial needed to be delayed because Orlando Police Department officers had failed to attend their depositions, Circuit Judge Tim Shea told a courtroom full of lawyers he'd had enough. "Everybody else around here shows....
  • Blue Mass today honors public safety personnel

    Blue Mass today honors public safety personnel
    Orlando Catholic Bishop John Noonan will honor Central Florida's law enforcement, public safety and fire fighting personnel in a Blue Mass today, 12:10 p.m., at St. James Cathedral, 215 N. Orange Ave., Orlando. The public is invited to pray for the...
  • Sheriff's Office hands case of woman's mysterious death back to FHP

    Sheriff's Office hands case of woman's mysterious death back to FHP
    After two weeks without finding evidence of a crime behind Orlando salon worker Hien Tran's death, the Orange County Sheriff's Office returned the investigation back to the Florida Highway Patrol. "Based on the findings and information developed, OCSO...