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Monroe County (Florida)

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  • Florida Keys deputy accused of buying drugs while on duty

    Florida Keys deputy accused of buying drugs while on duty
    Detectives busted Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Jaime Miranda Saturday night after they say he purchased drugs from an undercover operative while on duty, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Acting on information...
  • Report: Fleeing motorcyclist in high-speed chase ID'd by buddy's helmet-mounted camera

    Report: Fleeing motorcyclist in high-speed chase ID'd by buddy's helmet-mounted camera
    Technology is not always your friend. Deputies were finally able to arrest a second suspect from a high speed motorcycle chase in the Florida Keys last Tuesday. The two cyclists are accused of passing numerous cars in no passing zones and speeding...
  • Deputies: Man threatened to blow Keys post office

    Deputies: Man threatened to blow Keys post office
    Juan Zigler allegedly handed clerks at the Marathon post office a garbled threatening note on which he wrote that he would “blow up the hole Florida Keys” on Friday, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. The 69-...
  • Florida Keys sub teacher charged with possessing kiddie porn

    Florida Keys sub teacher charged with possessing kiddie porn
    Wlliam Britt's landlord in Cudjoe Key had evicted him earlier this month because of a lack of sanitation and cleanliness. As the landlord helped Britt move out of the Cudjoe Key residence, he noticed some kiddie porn in one of the boxes, according to a...
  • Report: Florida Keys Sheriff's daughter accused of fraud

    Report: Florida Keys Sheriff's daughter accused of fraud
    Allison Marie Peryam, 26,  the Monroe County sheriff's daughter is accused from stealing from The Home Depot in Key West, where she had been employed, reports The Florida Keys News,. A loss prevention manager told cops  that Peryam had printed copies...
  • Hurricane Sandy hits Bahamas; brings brisk winds to Florida

    Hurricane Sandy hits Bahamas; brings brisk winds to Florida
    Hurricane Sandy dropped in strength to a Category 1 storm as it pounded the Bahamas with battering winds and rain on Friday, sweeping over the island chain after killing 21 people across the Caribbean and posing a menacing threat to the U.S. East Coast....
  • 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...
  • Rainy start to the week; expect more of the same through Wednesday

    Rainy start to the week; expect more of the same through Wednesday
    The wet and rainy conditions that South Floridians awoke to on Monday morning were continuing into the afternon. The first part of the week is forecast to be rainy if not stormy, thanks to tropical moisture flowing up from the Caribbean. Most of the...
  • Earth Day Events

    Earth Day Events
    You can visit Everglades National park for free, learn about our dwindling bee populations or attend an environmental fair, as Earth Day is celebrated over the next few days. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the official holiday has been April 22. But...
  • Want your 4-year-old to start learning? The state is offering free preschool

    Want your 4-year-old to start learning? The state is offering free preschool
    Florida is offering young parents a break worth thousands of dollars: Free preschool for their 4-year-old children. South Florida parents can now sign up their 4-year-olds for the upcoming school year, said Stuart Greenberg, director of the state's...
  • Trayvon rumors abound, but here are facts

    Trayvon rumors abound, but here are facts
    The Trayvon Martin case has generated thousands of news stories and scores of speeches and public proclamations. Sometimes the facts get confused. Here are a few examples: The Volusia County Medical Examiner refused to release Trayvon's body to his...