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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man no longer 'person of interest' in probe of mysterious death

    Man no longer 'person of interest' in probe of mysterious death
    The investigation of Orlando salon worker Hien Tran's mysterious death last week continued Tuesday after homicide detectives questioned and released a "person of interest," according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. A search for the unidentified...
  • 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....
  • Mysterious packages from FSU shooter prompt concern

    Mysterious packages from FSU shooter prompt concern
    The gunman who shot three students at Florida State University mailed mysterious packages to friends before the shooting, including a parcel that arrived today in Texas, according to a friend and news outlets. All the packages are due to arrive today,...
  • Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month

    Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month
    Jamaican restaurant shooter "should be considered armed and dangerous," deputies said. Deputies released on Friday a photo of the man suspected of walking up to Leroy's Jamaican Cuisine order window in Pine Hills and shooting a restaurant employee...
  • Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area

    Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area
    Thanksgiving is a time for traditions: watching big football games, eating homemade pumpkin pie and, of course, enduring travel headaches and traffic snarls. Some 2.3 million Floridians are expected to travel between Wednesday and Sunday, according to a...
  • Deputies: Teen, man identified in deadly shootings in Orange County

    Deputies: Teen, man identified in deadly shootings in Orange County
    Investigators have identified a teen boy and man killed in two separate shootings in west Orange County this weekend. Jose Altamirano, 17, was armed when he was shot to death at the intersection of Powers Drive and Livingston Street on Sunday night....
  • Fourth off-campus robbery near UCF under investigation

    Fourth off-campus robbery near UCF under investigation
    An armed robbery on Sunday night at an apartment complex near the University of Central Florida — the fourth robbery report outside of campus in the past two months — remains under investigation, according to the Orange County Sheriff's...
  • Five things for Tuesday, Oct. 28

    Five things for Tuesday, Oct. 28
    A little late this morning, but here are your five things for today in Orlando: shooting at I-Drive hotel; scooters at theme parks; local landmark to close; "cronuts;" and more. 1. The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating this morning a...
  • Gunman sought after 2 shot at I-Drive hotel

    Gunman sought after 2 shot at I-Drive hotel
    Gunfire erupted Tuesday inside an International Drive hotel in Orlando's tourist district and sent two men to the hospital — one in serious condition and the other critical, officials said. The search for the gunman is ongoing. Orange County...