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Seminole County Sheriff's Office

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  • George Zimmerman is public-safety threat, Lake Mary police chief suggests

    George Zimmerman is public-safety threat, Lake Mary police chief suggests
    LAKE MARY — Lake Mary police Chief Steve Bracknell hinted in a recent email exchange that he thinks George Zimmerman may be a threat to public safety. That came in an exchange last week with a West Coast man who complained about how Bracknell's...
  • Lawyers to argue over phone call in George Zimmerman murder trial

    Lawyers in the George Zimmerman murder trial will return to a Florida courtroom early Tuesday to argue over the latest dispute in the contentious case. The parties will debate whether a non-emergency call made months before the Feb. 26, 2012, shooting...
  • Teacher accused of having sex with students submits not-guilty plea

    Teacher accused of having sex with students submits not-guilty plea
    The Winter Park-area man accused of having sex with two students when he taught at Lyman High School waived his appearance at an arraignment Tuesday and instead submitted a written not-guilty plea. Scott Kimbrough, a 39-year-old math teacher, was...
  • 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...
  • Rx for Danger: Law enforcers tap state's prescription-monitoring program for patient, physician data

    Rx for Danger: Law enforcers tap state's prescription-monitoring program for patient, physician data
    Supporters of Florida's prescription-drug-monitoring program, which tracks prescriptions for painkillers and other controlled substances, touted the database as a tool for law enforcement to help catch drug abusers and dealers. Law enforcers have been...
  • Lawmakers finally moving to ban storefront casinos

    Lawmakers finally moving to ban storefront casinos
    If it looks like gambling, acts like gambling and feels like gambling, we don't need a pit boss to tell us what's going on. Seminole County knows it. The county has fought against strip-mall casinos for years, banning them and then waging a court...
  • Owner charged after refusing to help corral bull wandering near S.R. 46

    Owner charged after refusing to help corral bull wandering near S.R. 46
    Sam Monroe Smith tried, he insists, really tried for three or four hours to recapture Filet Mignon, a 500-pound bull a neighbor had just given him. It had been in his pasture just two hours Sunday when it disappeared, he says. Where it disappeared was a...
  • Deputies: 11-year-old witnessed father kill mother, grandfather and himself near Deltona

    Deputies: 11-year-old witnessed father kill mother, grandfather and himself near Deltona
    STONE ISLAND – The shots that rang out in this quiet Southeast Volusia County neighborhood Monday morning didn't just leave three people dead. They shattered the life of an 11-year-old girl who watched in horror as her father killed her mother and...
  • Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70

    Former longtime Lake County Sheriff George Knupp Jr. dies at 70
    TAVARES — At the peak of his law-enforcement career, George Knupp Jr. was arguably the most popular political figure in Lake County. The former four-term sheriff was credited with beefing up the department, adding programs and upgrading equipment....
  • Cops: Man followed teen boy home, got naked

    It must have been a nightmare fo the 15-year-old teen. Richard Pfaender, 57, was arrested on Thursday after he followed a teen boy home from a fast food restaurant, knocked on the door before barginf inside and taking off his clothes when he got inside...
  • Inflammatory ink: Law enforcement takes advantage of suspects' tattoos

    Inflammatory ink: Law enforcement takes advantage of suspects' tattoos
    The two photos of John Allen Ditullio are a sharp contrast: There's the man donning red jail scrubs with a large swastika on his neck, barbed wire inked down his face, and a long, scraggly goatee. Then, there's the man in the blue dress shirt with a...