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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Orlando man sentenced to 15 years in prison for trafficking cocaine

    Orlando man sentenced to 15 years in prison for trafficking cocaine
    As a drug dealer, Garry Wiggins lived in a home fortified with rebar and cement posts. Now, the 48-year-old Orlando man will be surrounded by prison bars for the next 15 years for his role in a cocaine-trafficking ring. He must forfeit his South Buena...
  • Orlando International Airport offers free rides to stranded travelers

    Orlando International Airport offers free rides to stranded travelers
    Orlando International Airport officials and a private-parking operation are offering free rides to travelers stranded because they left their cars at a lot that closed without warning this weekend. Airport Quick Parking on Jetport Drive shut down with...
  • AK-47 attack: 11-year-old girl recovering after shooting

    AK-47 attack: 11-year-old girl recovering after shooting
    An 11-year-old-girl is recovering after more than two dozen shots were fired into an Apopka-area home early Sunday morning, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. "She's doing much better," Jeff Williamson, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Office, said...
  • Cuba, liberals, and Dirty Harry: Letters

    Cuba, liberals, and Dirty Harry: Letters
    Weighing Cuba policy shift I just watched U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's response to President Obama's re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba. In 2013, I spent 10 days traveling in Cuba with a People to People Partnership. I saw a country with no...
  • Stolen 'Juliet' race car recovered by deputies

    Stolen 'Juliet' race car recovered by deputies
    This Juliet did not go to die with her Romeo. Orange County sheriff's detectives recovered the stolen Ford Mustang named "Juliet" on Thursday. The car, along with a Chevrolet Malibu called "Romeo," was stolen last weekend from a Kangaroo gas station at...
  • Preds coach falsely accused of domestic violence, girlfriend says

    Preds coach falsely accused of domestic violence, girlfriend says
    The girlfriend of suspended Orlando Predators coach Rob Keefe said she falsely accused him of domestic violence. "I want to make it very clear that Rob did not hit me or do anything to harm me," Amie Hardin said in a statement written under oath in...
  • Deputies: Man shot in leg, teen suspect remains on loose

    Deputies: Man shot in leg, teen suspect remains on loose
    A teenage suspect remains on the loose after a 19-year-old man was shot in the leg Friday night, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. The shooting happened at 5:23 p.m. in the 5400 block of S. Texas Avenue, said Lt. Matt Butler. The victim...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...