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Monroe County (Florida)

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  • Report: Man busted for threatening motorists -- and a deputy -- with 11-inch knife

    Report: Man busted for threatening motorists -- and a deputy -- with 11-inch knife
    Dispatchers received reports of a man disrupting traffic, hitting cars and threatening passersby in Islamorada, according to a Monroe County Sheriff's Office news release. When the deputy arrived he saw two occupied vehicles stopped at a corner and a...
  • County names may be dropped from Florida plates

    Q: For years, vehicle tags in Florida didn't display the name of the county but showed "Sunshine State" instead. I was recently in Orlando and saw many tags with county names. Is the state going back to putting the county names on plates where the car...
  • Online hookup led to brutal rape, deputies say

    FloriDUH tip:  Investigate before you mate. Especially with online dating. Here's a cautionary tale from the Florida Keys with so many red flags you'd think it was May Day in Moscow. Remember one of the first things your momma taught you: Beware...
  • Homeless man allegedly told lawmen a woman on the Internet gave him a car

    Homeless man allegedly told lawmen a woman on the Internet gave him a car
    Deputies responded last Wednesday to the Caloosa Cove Resort in the Florida Keys after getting a report of a stolen vehicle, after a man allegedly caught James John Bishop, 37, rummaging through his unlocked Chevy van, according to a news release from the...
  • Sparkling Dining list has bonus for Florida Panthers fans

     
    The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation???s weekly??list of??food vendors that have a history of two or more clean inspection reports was released today, and it features options for diners in the state's four southeastern counties....
  • They walked away

     
    ?? The two occupants of this 1946 Pipe Cub single engine aircraft walked away after it??crashed the afternoon of April 13. Around 4:30 p.m., the plane??left a private air strip off of Tavernier Creek??on Plantation Key and crashed minutes after take-off,?...
  • Vacation rental fraud inquiry in Florida Keys

     
    After two victims??contacted the Monroe County Sheriff's Office with complaints about possible vacation rental fraud involving??a Key Largo home, Deputy??Becky Herrin says??the agency is asking anyone who may also have been scammed to??contact...
  • Snook season reopens on Atlantic coast

     
    Anglers can begin catching snook again today on the Atlantic coast and inland waters along the east coast, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The snook season remains closed on the Gulf Coast, including Everglades National Park and...
  • Have you seen this woman?

     
    ??UPDATE: The Monroe Coutny Sheriff's Office said Nov. 30 that Ms. Lemmet was returned home safely. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is seeking Ivette Lemmet, 77, a??Tavernier woman who the agency says has dementia. Ms. Lemmet may have left her home??...
  • License plate cameras patrol Florida Keys

     
    ?? ?? ?? Margaritaville is no longer so carefree for those trying to leave their troubles behind on the mainland. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office??announced that a patrol car??armed with??license plate scanning cameras??that can check 1,200 to 1,500...
  • Man charged with property rental fraud in Florida Keys

     
    John David Williams, 52, of Tavernier Photo: Monroe County Sheriff's Office, courtesy The Monroe County Sheriff???s Office is investigating a man who is accused of defrauding renters of vacation homes in the Florida Keys. So far, a sheriff???s spokeswoman...