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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Still no sign of quad amputee Sean Petrozzino, deputies say

    Still no sign of quad amputee Sean Petrozzino, deputies say
    Five days after a husband and wife were found shot to death in their east Orange County home, their 30-year-old quad amputee son named a person of interest has not yet been located. Authorities believe Sean Petrozzino, 30, traveled to South Florida,...
  • Double-murder suspect with no hands, feet kills self during Tenn. traffic stop

    Double-murder suspect with no hands, feet kills self during Tenn. traffic stop
    Orange County detectives were dispatched Tuesday to Tennessee, where the search for a former South Florida man considered a person of interest in his parents' deaths came to a bloody end. Local authorities had been searching for quadruple amputee Sean...
  • Two shot getting out of vehicle in Pine Hills

    Two shot getting out of vehicle in Pine Hills
    Two males were shot while getting out of a vehicle in Pine Hills on Tuesday afternoon, an Orange County sheriff's spokeswoman said. One victim had to go into surgery at Orlando Regional Medical Center while the other suffered non-life threatening...
  • Memphis 'death investigation' possibly linked to search for quad amputee

    Memphis 'death investigation' possibly linked to search for quad amputee
    Orange County detectives were dispatched Tuesday to Tennessee, where the search for the quadruple amputee considered a person of interest in his parents' deaths appeared to have come to a bloody end. Local authorities had been searching for 30-year-...
  • 'Stressed-out' mom fatally slammed tot on floor, report says

    'Stressed-out' mom fatally slammed tot on floor, report says
    The Orange County woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter told officials she slammed her toddler on the floor before putting her to bed, unaware of the child's injuries, records show. Amanda Berard, 23, said she grabbed her daughter, Aaliyah...
  • Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?

    Could amendment on gun sales background checks be on the way?
    Voters in the state of Washington sidestepped NRA-friendly politicians on Election Day and approved a measure that requires background checks on all gun sales.  A similar amendment could make its way to Florida, says Patti Brigham, who leads the...
  • Quad amputee named suspect in parents' deaths, kills self in Memphis

    Quad amputee named suspect in parents' deaths, kills self in Memphis
    A week-long search for a quadruple amputee — a suspect in his parents' deaths in east Orange County — officially ended nearly 800 miles away in Memphis, where police said Sean Petrozzino killed himself. The 30-year-old shot himself in the...
  • Site honors quad-amputee suspect in parents' deaths

    Site honors quad-amputee suspect in parents' deaths
    The wife of Sean Petrozzino, the quadruple amputee suspected in his parents' death, has opened up for the first time on Facebook about the tumultuous relationship with her estranged husband, who killed himself on Monday. Cynthia Petrozzino, who lives...
  • Internal reports detail missteps in missing-person investigation

    Carline Brumaire Jean's family called the Orange County Sheriff's Office when she failed to return home from work Feb. 9. That same evening, a witness called Orlando police to report a car with a person inside sinking in a retention pond near an Orlando...
  • Missing son in Oviedo homicide case found in Maryland

    Missing son in Oviedo homicide case found in Maryland
    As the search ended Tuesday for the 20-year-old Oviedo man who went missing after his mother was found dead in their home, court records emerged detailing his struggle with mental illness, drugs and crime. Family and friends on Facebook had been pleading...
  • Arrest made in robberies at UCF-area apartments

    Arrest made in robberies at UCF-area apartments
    The man suspected in a pair of recent armed robberies at a UCF-area apartment complex has been arrested, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Monday. Darrious Pettress, 22, is suspected in two robberies earlier this month at the...