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Seminole County Sheriff's Office

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Top Seminole County Sheriff's Office Articles

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  • Officials: Person of interest in 30 arsons arrested

    Officials: Person of interest in 30 arsons arrested
    A person of interest in nearly 30 arsons throughout Central Florida was arrested Saturday after a chase with Daytona Beach police and a suicide attempt, officials said. Steven Angle, 40, is in the Volusia County Jail on charges of disorderly conduct and...
  • Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record

    Man questioned in nearly 30 arsons has lengthy criminal record
    Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell. Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...
  • Oviedo police release 'swatting' hoax shooting call

    Oviedo police release 'swatting' hoax shooting call
    The call is dramatic, from a seemingly panicked boy claiming to have shot his mother in the chest with an assault rifle inside an Oviedo home early Friday. But police say that's all it is: drama, a staged emergency call aimed at eliciting a large-...
  • Local agencies form arson task force to investigate recent fires

    Local agencies form arson task force to investigate recent fires
    Several law enforcement agencies have formed a task force to investigate a spate of recent arson fires in Central Florida, the Orlando Police Department said Friday. In a press release, the Police Department said the task force would consist of eight...
  • 'Swatting' hoax about fatal AR-15 shooting in Oviedo home prompts big cop turnout

    'Swatting' hoax about fatal AR-15 shooting in Oviedo home prompts big cop turnout
    The caller described a bloody murder scene inside an Oviedo home early Friday morning, officials said. "I just shot my mom," said the caller who claimed to use an AR-15 rifle to kill the woman about 4 a.m., officials said. The call prompted nearly...
  • Drug ring used I-Drive hotels to distribute pot, MBI says

    Drug ring used I-Drive hotels to distribute pot, MBI says
    Agents said Friday they dismantled a crime ring shipping high-quality marijuana from California to International Drive hotel rooms, where associates would sign for the packages, before moving the drugs to suburban Orlando stash houses. The...
  • George Zimmerman will not be charged in domestic dispute, prosecutor says

    George Zimmerman will not be charged in domestic dispute, prosecutor says
    George Zimmerman's latest brush with the criminal-justice system ended Wednesday, when State Attorney Phil Archer announced that Zimmerman will not face charges in a domestic incident last month. Archer's decision came days after the named victim,...
  • 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...
  • Report: George Zimmerman, girlfriend get guns back from Sheriff's Office

    Report: George Zimmerman, girlfriend get guns back from Sheriff's Office
    George Zimmerman was spotted at the Seminole County Sheriff's Office today, where he and his girlfriend retrieved guns that were confiscated after his arrest last month, according to a TMZ.com report. Video on TMZ.com shows Zimmerman exiting the...
  • Zimmerman trial: Sequester of jury cost $33,000

    Zimmerman trial: Sequester of jury cost $33,000
    While living in isolation during the George Zimmerman murder trial, jurors went bowling, saw a Fourth of July fireworks display and got manicures and pedicures, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday. Those were counterpoints to the...
  • How to get a seat at the George Zimmerman trial

    How to get a seat at the George Zimmerman trial
      Scoring a seat to the George Zimmerman trial isn't as easy as just showing up to the Seminole County courthouse and asking for one. For what is expected to be one of the most watched trials in the county's history, court officials have set up a...