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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Jets running back Chris Johnson uncooperative with deputies after being shot in Orlando

    Jets running back Chris Johnson uncooperative with deputies after being shot in Orlando
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was uncooperative with deputies who responded over the weekend to a fatal shooting that left him and a friend with bullet wounds and the driver of their car dead, according to an Orange...
  • Sex offender gets 20 years for child porn found on cellphone, feds say

    Sex offender gets 20 years for child porn found on cellphone, feds say
    Jesse Ausbin Brown's cellphone was tucked away in his car. But after Brown's arrest in Winter Garden for failing to register as a sex offender, his 2005 Grand Prix was towed away and later sold to a new owner. Then the buyer stumbled across Brown's...
  • Deputies: Chris Johnson, two others shot, one fatally, in 'targeted' attack

    Deputies: Chris Johnson, two others shot, one fatally, in 'targeted' attack
    Sunday's shooting that left one man dead and injured two others, including former New York Jets running back Chris Johnson, was a "targeted'' attack, investigators said Monday. But detectives with the Orange County Sheriff's Office cannot say who was...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 10

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA INVESTIGATES CYBER-ATTACK ON SCHOOL TESTING PROGRAM The state's top law enforcement agency is investigating cyber-attacks that caused several school...
  • Former Jet Chris Johnson wounded in drive-by shooting near Florida Mall that left another man dead

    Former Jet Chris Johnson wounded in drive-by shooting near Florida Mall that left another man dead
    Former Olympia High School player and New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was shot in the shoulder in a drive-by shooting Sunday morning that left another man dead and another injured, according to reports. The shooting took place at about 4:09 a....
  • Vile scam fakes bloody accident, seeks money

    Vile scam fakes bloody accident, seeks money
    When Bud Gardner answered the phone, his heart jumped. The caller on the other end said he was with Bud's wife, who had been in a terrible accident on Orange Avenue. She was bloody and unconscious. The caller, who said he was a paramedic, had gotten...
  • After Vietnam, veteran kept leading, inspiring

     After Vietnam, veteran kept leading, inspiring
    He looked on as the American flag was hoisted toward an overcast sky. Behind it, the sleek lines of the new Orlando VA hospital ascended just as high. As he rose from his wheelchair to the sounds of the national anthem, Ret. Col. Earle Denton saluted the...
  • Attackers sentenced in Orlando for Tampa Bay-area crime spree

    Attackers sentenced in Orlando for Tampa Bay-area crime spree
    They were pepper-sprayed, zip-tied and duct-taped during a crime spree in the Tampa Bay area. So say the victims who testified against their alleged attackers in Central Florida. Five of the alleged attackers were sentenced Thursday in an Orlando...
  • Orlando man found guilty of shooting at friend after carjacking

    Orlando man found guilty of shooting at friend after carjacking
    A federal jury on Thursday found an Orlando man guilty of carjacking his friend's car and shooting at him in June, officials said. Nester Leon, 26, faces a maximum 15 years in federal prison for the carjacking conviction, and at least 10 years for the...
  • Deputies: Dive team, investigators search water in robbery case

    Deputies: Dive team, investigators search water in robbery case
    Orange County Sheriff's Office divers are searching a body of water near Harbor Beach Apartment Homes, a complex off Semoran Boulevard and Lake Margaret Drive. Officials say the search is related to a robbery case. "The dive team is conducting follow-...
  • Agents raid two houses, find 1,500 pounds of marijuana

    Agents raid two houses, find 1,500 pounds of marijuana
    Federal drug agents raided two Orange County houses and seized about 1,500 pounds of marijuana, an agent reported today. Two people were arrested, said Jeff Walsh, lead agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration in Central Florida. He would not...