RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Orange County Sheriff's Office

A collection of news and information related to Orange County Sheriff's Office published by this site and its partners.

Top Orange County Sheriff's Office Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • 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...
  • American Front leader turns down plea deal

    American Front leader turns down plea deal
    KISSIMMEE – More than two years after the feds arrested the leader of a white-supremacy group in Central Florida's largest domestic-terrorism case, the trial for American Front leader Marcus Faella started Tuesday. Faella, 41, is charged with...
  • American Front domestic terrorism trial begins in Kissimmee

    KISSIMMEE – Once facing possible life in prison, American Front leader Marcus Faella turned down a prosecution offer Tuesday to plead guilty to a crime routinely carrying a three-year sentence. He rejected the offer shortly before jury selection...
  • 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...
  • Report released on killing of Windermere officer

    Report released on killing of Windermere officer
    A nearby drugstore's surveillance cameras were recording when Windermere police Officer Robert German was gunned down during an encounter with two teenage runaways, according to newly released documents. However, despite the video, it remains unclear...