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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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  • Man no longer 'person of interest' in probe of mysterious death

    Man no longer 'person of interest' in probe of mysterious death
    The investigation of Orlando salon worker Hien Tran's mysterious death last week continued Tuesday after homicide detectives questioned and released a "person of interest," according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. A search for the unidentified...
  • 5-year sentence possible for man who pointed laser at helicopter

    5-year sentence possible for man who pointed laser at helicopter
    A 31-year-old Orlando man could face up to five years in federal prison for aiming the light beam from a laser pointer at an Orange County Sheriff's Office helicopter. Joseph Parrott was accused of pointing the laser at a pilot about 3 a.m. on July 2....
  • Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month

    Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month
    Jamaican restaurant shooter "should be considered armed and dangerous," deputies said. Deputies released on Friday a photo of the man suspected of walking up to Leroy's Jamaican Cuisine order window in Pine Hills and shooting a restaurant employee...
  • Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area

    Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area
    Thanksgiving is a time for traditions: watching big football games, eating homemade pumpkin pie and, of course, enduring travel headaches and traffic snarls. Some 2.3 million Floridians are expected to travel between Wednesday and Sunday, according to a...
  • Deputies: Teen, man identified in deadly shootings in Orange County

    Deputies: Teen, man identified in deadly shootings in Orange County
    Investigators have identified a teen boy and man killed in two separate shootings in west Orange County this weekend. Jose Altamirano, 17, was armed when he was shot to death at the intersection of Powers Drive and Livingston Street on Sunday night....
  • Fourth off-campus robbery near UCF under investigation

    Fourth off-campus robbery near UCF under investigation
    An armed robbery on Sunday night at an apartment complex near the University of Central Florida — the fourth robbery report outside of campus in the past two months — remains under investigation, according to the Orange County Sheriff's...
  • AK-47 attack: 11-year-old girl recovering after shooting

    AK-47 attack: 11-year-old girl recovering after shooting
    An 11-year-old-girl is recovering after more than two dozen shots were fired into an Apopka-area home early Sunday morning, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. "She's doing much better," Jeff Williamson, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Office, said...
  • No activists showed up near Orlando for rally

    No activists showed up near Orlando for rally
    Activists wanted Dec. 1 to be a day of nationwide protests against police aggression, but no one showed up for a rally near Orlando on Monday. A rally, planned by Million March Against Police Brutality, was planned for 9 a.m. Monday in front of the...
  • Five things for Tuesday, Oct. 28

    Five things for Tuesday, Oct. 28
    A little late this morning, but here are your five things for today in Orlando: shooting at I-Drive hotel; scooters at theme parks; local landmark to close; "cronuts;" and more. 1. The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating this morning a...
  • Gunman sought after 2 shot at I-Drive hotel

    Gunman sought after 2 shot at I-Drive hotel
    Gunfire erupted Tuesday inside an International Drive hotel in Orlando's tourist district and sent two men to the hospital — one in serious condition and the other critical, officials said. The search for the gunman is ongoing. Orange County...
  • 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...