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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Woman arrested after 25 mile police chase in Orange County

    Woman arrested after 25 mile police chase in Orange County
    A 31-year old woman was arrested Monday night after allegedly leading Orange County deputy sheriffs on a 20-minute chase with speeds up 100 mph on busy and rain-drenched roads. Shawna L. Schaefer covered about 25 miles, starting near Central Florida...
  • Sheriff must repair trust breached by barber raids: Editorial

    Sheriff must repair trust breached by barber raids: Editorial
    After controversy erupted four years ago over joint raids on barbershops led by the Orange County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Jerry Demings conceded the operations "were not perfect" but insisted that much of the criticism was based on distortions. An...
  • Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High

    Orlando PD takes part in tactical exercises at Edgewater High
    It’s every community’s worse nightmare: the explosion of violence at a local school, and lives tragically lost. The sometimes tense situation at Edgewater High School on Thursday was not an actual explosion of violence, but a large-scale...
  • Decomposed female body found in wooded area; no confirmation it's Alexandria Chery

    Decomposed female body found in wooded area; no confirmation it's Alexandria Chery
    Authorities found a decomposed female body Friday morning near Interstate 4 during the search for Alexandria Chery but have not yet confirmed that it is the missing 16-year-old girl. But officials have confirmed they have a suspect in Alexandria's...
  • Five things for Friday, August 1

    Five things for Friday, August 1
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. Welcome to August. 1. The search continues for 16-year-old Alexandria Chery. Detectives from the Orange County Sheriff's Office Emergency Response Team and the Marine Unit are set to continue...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Names of SWAT deputies involved in fatal shooting released

    The Orange County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday released the names of the SWAT deputies who fatally shot a man who they say pointed a gun at them while serving an arrest warrant last week. The deputies are Master Deputy Steven Berens, a 26-year veteran,...
  • Documents reveal details of Misty Oaks double homicide

    Documents reveal details of Misty Oaks double homicide
    Court documents released this week provide details linking a double homicide at Misty Oaks Apartments and another shooting at a nearby complex that happened earlier this month. The recently unsealed affidavit offers a glimpse into the events that led up...