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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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Top Orange County Sheriff's Office Articles

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  • Hazing death: FAMU postpones review of anti-hazing rules

    Hazing death: FAMU postpones review of anti-hazing rules
    The president of Florida A&M University announced late Thursday that he was postponing the work of a task force he appointed to review anti-hazing rules at FAMU, which is reeling after the hazing-related death of drum major Robert Champion in Orlando last...
  • State puts brakes on joint barbershop inspections, launches internal review

    State puts brakes on joint barbershop inspections, launches internal review
    The state agency that paired with the Orange County Sheriff's Office for a series of unorthodox inspections of Pine Hills-area barbershops told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday that it will halt the practice until an internal review is completed. The...
  • Criminal barbering? Raids at Orange County shops lead to arrests, raise questions

    Criminal barbering? Raids at Orange County shops lead to arrests, raise questions
    As many as 14 armed Orange County deputies, including narcotics agents, stormed Strictly Skillz barbershop during business hours on a Saturday in August, handcuffing barbers in front of customers during a busy back-to-school weekend. It was just one of a...
  • Bad eviction: Landlord attacked tenants inside trailer with forklift, deputies say

    There is a legal process for evicting tenants — and it doesn't involve using a forklift. Unless you want a lift to jail. John Miller is accused of intentionally driving a forklift into a trailer he owns in Apopka, knowing people were inside,...
  • ‘Blue Bloods’ leads CBS to Friday win; ‘School Pride’ tanks on NBC

     
    Another Friday, another CBS victory in the ratings. “School Pride,” from University of Central Florida grad Cheryl Hines, debuted on NBC. But viewers simply weren't interested: Just 2.9 million tuned in the reality show that rallies...
  • DNA exonerations prove eyewitnesses make mistakes

    DNA exonerations prove eyewitnesses make mistakes
    In a Tampa courtroom in 1981, Alan Crotzer watched as five people took the stand and swore that he was one of the men who kidnapped a 12-year-old girl and 38-year-old woman during a botched home invasion. The child and woman testified that he later...
  • Illegal barbering? Let's focus on real crime problems

    Illegal barbering? Let's focus on real crime problems
    Are you sleeping more soundly this week? I know I am, now that the Orange County Sheriff's Office has concluded an unprecedented sweep of barbershops that yielded nearly three-dozen charges of … wait for it … criminal barbering. Sure,...
  • Deputies track down, arrest Christy Martin's husband

    Deputies track down, arrest Christy Martin's husband
    The husband of professional boxer Christy Martin, suspected of shooting and stabbing his wife last week, was arrested in northwest Orange County Tuesday after deputies were tipped off to his whereabouts. A bloody and injured Christy Martin stumbled into...
  • Christy Martin leaving husband for woman at time of attack

    Christy Martin leaving husband for woman at time of attack
    A violent attack on famous boxer Christy Martin by her husband, James, was preceded by her announcement that she was leaving him for a woman, according to Orange County Sheriff's Office records. On Nov. 23, the day of the attack, James "Jim" Martin...
  • 2 Orange barbershops vow to sue over raids

    2 Orange barbershops vow to sue over raids
    When Orange County sheriff's deputies entered Strictly Skillz barbershop with licensing inspectors in August, handcuffing barbers during business hours, owner Brian Berry said he felt his civil rights had been violated. On Wednesday, Berry said he...
  • Top state regulator sees flaws in barbershop raids, wants changes

    Top state regulator sees flaws in barbershop raids, wants changes
    The head of a state licensing agency that inspects barbershops told a state panel he had no idea the Orange County Sheriff's Office teamed with his employees for a series of sweeps until he read about it in an Orlando Sentinel report. Secretary Charlie...