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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Guns n' Hoses hockey game is for charity, along with bragging rights

    Guns n' Hoses hockey game is for charity, along with bragging rights
    Three-and-a-half hours before the Orlando Solar Bears play Saturday night, a hockey game will break out at Amway Center. The players' names won't be found in any statistics released by the ECHL, but they are professionals and take risks far greater than...
  • Orange County deputy dragged 100 feet during traffic stop

    Orange County deputy dragged 100 feet during traffic stop
    An Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy sustained minor injuries when he was dragged 100 feet during a traffic stop in Anaheim, authorities said Tuesday night. A suspect was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant and suspicion of dragging...
  • Friend: Orlando man killed by FBI agent was questioned in Boston Marathon bombings

    Friend: Orlando man killed by FBI agent was questioned in Boston Marathon bombings
    An Orlando man who was shot and killed by an agent with the FBI early this morning was friends with the Boston bombings suspects, according to a friend of the victim. Ibragim Todashev, 27, was shot this morning in the 6000 block of Peregrine Avenue in...
  • Missing woman found alive, well at hospital

    Missing woman found alive, well at hospital
    A missing 37-year-old woman was found in good condition Sunday morning at a private psychiatric hospital near Orlando, the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Deputies had asked for the public's help in finding Rebecca Kenyon, 37, was had last been seen...
  • House linked to teen's shooting had ties to NFL players, new evidence shows

    House linked to teen's shooting had ties to NFL players, new evidence shows
    A house linked to the shooting of a 15-year-old girl in Pine Hills last year has ties to current and recent National Football League athletes, newly available records in the case obtained by the Orlando Sentinel show. One of the players, former...
  • Rebecca Sedwick's suicide highlights dangers of cyberbullying

    Rebecca Sedwick's suicide highlights dangers of cyberbullying
    Rebecca Sedwick had been terrorized for more than a year by girls who used to be her friends, Polk County authorities say. She tried to get away, but Rebecca couldn't escape their hateful words relayed across social media: "You should die," someone told...
  • Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton will seek death penalty in Ocoee witness killing

    Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton will seek death penalty in Ocoee witness killing
    Orange County prosecutors filed information this week to seek the death penalty against Bessman Okafor in the Ocoee witness killing case. This is the first death penalty decision made under the direction of new Orange-Osceola State Attorney Jeff Ashton....
  • Orlando man molested 8-year-old, deputies say

    Orlando man molested 8-year-old, deputies say
    An Orlando man is in jail Wednesday after deputies say he molested an 8-year-old boy. Edwin Martinez, 34, was staying with the victim's mother in her apartment Saturday night. according to an Orange County Sheriff's Office report. Around 3:00 a.m. the...
  • Father dies 10 days after son punched him, deputies say

    A Mississippi father died Wednesday, 10 days after his son punched him in the head and he fell onto the concrete in an International Drive restaurant parking lot, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. Leonard Harris, 52, died at about 10:15 a.m. at...
  • Man arrested in fatal shooting near Apopka

    Man arrested in fatal shooting near Apopka
    One man is dead and another in jail after a shooting Friday near Apopka, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies say Darrion Pugh, 30, was outside his apartment at 1138 Old Apopka Road when Antonio Orr, 40, started shooting at him. Despite...
  • Courageous testimony

    Courageous testimony
    Oct. 31 In 1986 and early 1987, at least 21 Central Florida women were victims of a violent serial rapist. Some were slashed or stabbed. An Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff's Office task force apprehended Tommie Lee Andrews. I...