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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Orlando man molested 8-year-old, deputies say

    Orlando man molested 8-year-old, deputies say
    An Orlando man is in jail Wednesday after deputies say he molested an 8-year-old boy. Edwin Martinez, 34, was staying with the victim's mother in her apartment Saturday night. according to an Orange County Sheriff's Office report. Around 3:00 a.m. the...
  • Deputies: Man left daughter in car, went to strip club

    Deputies: Man left daughter in car, went to strip club
    A man is in jail Wednesday morning after allegedly leaving his daughter in a car while he visited a strip club. Elliut Gonzalez, 38, of Orlando, allegedly left his sleeping 7-year-old daughter in his green Nissan while he went inside the Diamond Club on...
  • Man arrested in fatal shooting near Apopka

    Man arrested in fatal shooting near Apopka
    One man is dead and another in jail after a shooting Friday near Apopka, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies say Darrion Pugh, 30, was outside his apartment at 1138 Old Apopka Road when Antonio Orr, 40, started shooting at him. Despite...
  • Deputy nabs 737.5-pound gator

    Deputy nabs 737.5-pound gator
    Deputy Jason Forgy, who has an official hunting permit, and his hunting buddy, a recently retired Winter Park Police detective, recently bagged whopper of a gator weighting 737.5-pounds, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff's...
  • Remains found not Tracy Ocasio's, deputies say

    The remains found near Ocoee Friday, including a human skull, are not Tracy Ocasio's, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said Saturday. Officials are continuing to investigate and have not determined whose remains were found. "The Medical Examiner has...
  • Rebecca Sedwick's suicide highlights dangers of cyberbullying

    Rebecca Sedwick's suicide highlights dangers of cyberbullying
    Rebecca Sedwick had been terrorized for more than a year by girls who used to be her friends, Polk County authorities say. She tried to get away, but Rebecca couldn't escape their hateful words relayed across social media: "You should die," someone told...
  • Mistakenly-released inmates had lengthy criminal careers

    Mistakenly-released inmates had lengthy criminal careers
    Here's a look at the two escapees. The manhunt is being led by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, along with the state Department of Corrections, the Orange County Sheriff's Office and the Central Florida Intelligence Exchange (CFIX) Fusion...
  • You can't text and drive, but what about the cops?

    You can't text and drive, but what about the cops?
    A photo posted to a social media website that some claim shows a Broward County deputy possibly texting while driving has started a massive online debate about whether deputies are required to abide by Florida's new law. The picture was posted to Reddit...
  • Orange County deputy dragged 100 feet during traffic stop

    Orange County deputy dragged 100 feet during traffic stop
    An Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy sustained minor injuries when he was dragged 100 feet during a traffic stop in Anaheim, authorities said Tuesday night. A suspect was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant and suspicion of dragging...
  • Video voyeur lived next to elementary school, deputies say

    Video voyeur lived next to elementary school, deputies say
    The man deputies say stalked young girls and took cellphone photos and videos up their skirts at an Orlando-area Best Buy last month has been arrested. The Orange County Sheriff's Office arrested 44-year-old James "Jimbo" Jones at his mother's home in...
  • Toddler recovering after shooting himself with father's gun

    Toddler recovering after shooting himself with father's gun
    A 2-year-old boy got a gun out of his father's bedroom Tuesday and accidentally shot himself in both legs, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. Child-welfare workers and Orange County deputies are investigating why the gun was unsecured and the...