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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Man found dead in apartment was shot, deputies said

    Man found dead in apartment was shot, deputies said
    The man who was found dead in his apartment Oct. 17 was shot, a Orange County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Authorities previously only said that Adrian Lopez-Silvero, 25, was only the victim of a homicide. A friend found Lopez-Silvero...
  • Two killed in apparent murder-suicide on Apopka Boulevard

    Two killed in apparent murder-suicide on Apopka Boulevard
    The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide on Apopka Boulevard, a spokesman said. Eva McDermid, 43, was found dead when deputies arrived just after noon at 1567 Apopka Blvd., said Jeff Williamson, a sheriff's...
  • Foul-mouthed pink moped rider arrested in Orlando, records say

    Foul-mouthed pink moped rider arrested in Orlando, records say
    As getaway vehicles go, mopeds are a joke. Just ask Jamie Ewing. The Orlando woman tried to flee from a patrol cruiser on her 2009 pink Tao Tao moped this week after a deputy spotted her failing to make a complete stop at Nashville and Kaley avenues,...
  • Defense attorneys question deputies' use of marijuana citations

    Defense attorneys question deputies' use of marijuana citations
    When an Orange County deputy sheriff pulled over a University of Central Florida student not far from campus early July 26 and found a small bit of marijuana in the car he was driving, the deputy offered a potentially enticing option. The deputy told...
  • Once-missing disabled man found OK

    Once-missing disabled man found OK
    Orlando police Monday said deputies found John Ira Lee, 85, who was reported missing Sunday afternoon. Lee was found by the Orange County Sheriff's Office and is unharmed, said Orlando police Lt. Lovetta Quinn-Henry hcurtis@orlandosentinel.com or 407-...
  • Husband, wife in their 60s found dead in Orange County

    Husband, wife in their 60s found dead in Orange County
    Deputies found a husband and wife, in their 60s, dead inside an east Orange County home Tuesday morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Nancy Petrozzino, 64, and Michael Petrozzino, 63, were found dead at their home in the 13000 block...
  • Quad amputee called 'dangerous' after fatal shootings of parents

    Quad amputee called 'dangerous' after fatal shootings of parents
    The son of a couple found dead inside their east Orange County home on Tuesday is now considered dangerous, officials said Wednesday. Sean Petrozzino, a quadruple amputee, is a "person of interest" in the death of his parents — Nancy Petrozzino,...
  • Orange schools move toward own police force

    Orange schools move toward own police force
    In an effort to head off school shootings and other tragedies, Orange County Public Schools has taken the first step toward creating its own intelligence-gathering police force. The district already has hired four seasoned former law-enforcement...
  • Still no signs of Sean Petrozzino as manhunt continues

    Still no signs of Sean Petrozzino as manhunt continues
    The search for a quadruple amputee named a person of interest in the shooting deaths of his parents entered its fourth day on Friday. Authorities believe Sean Petrozzino, 30, traveled to South Florida, possibly the Coral Springs area where he grew up....
  • Officer disciplined after Orlando cops fail to find car in lake

    Officer disciplined after Orlando cops fail to find car in lake
    An Orlando police sergeant has been disciplined for failing to properly search the area where a 39-year-old Haitian woman drowned inside her car after it plowed into a lake in February, the Police Department said. An internal investigation resulted in...
  • Teen confessed to shooting grandfather as he slept, report says

    Teen confessed to shooting grandfather as he slept, report says
    A 19-year-old confessed to shooting his grandfather in the face "approximately six times" last week, before staging a burglary in an attempt to cover up his role in the crime, court records show. Oakley Miller was arrested Friday in the death of his...