All posts tagged "crime"

  • NEWS
    Orange County Sheriffs investigate home invasion

    Units of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home invasion incident involving semi-automatic handguns at 3:51 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at 7308 Burnway Drive in the Dr. Phillips area. Officers met a witness who said...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Two Ocoee men indicted in contract fraud and kickback scheme

    According to a federal release, a federal grand jury has indicted Rudy Rampertab, 45, and Suraj Patel, 34, of Ocoee, on charges of connections with a $3.5 million shipping and packaging contract fraud scheme. Carter M. Stewart,...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Two suspects arrested in Winter Garden homicide

    At approximately 2:55 a.m. on Saturday, October 18, the Winter Garden Police Department received a call in reference to a fight in progress at 521 S. Park Ave., the Winter Garden Village Apartments.  The caller said the fight...

    • Posted October 18, 2014
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  • Cops Corner 10.09.14
    Cops Corner 10.09.14

    OCOEE SEPT. 23 EXPENSIVE TASTE 10000 block of West Colonial Drive. Suspicious person. A store manager told police that two unknown suspects used various credit cards to try to purchase numerous bottles of expensive wine. The suspects...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • NEWS
    West Orange High shooter pleads no contest

    The 18-year-old man who pleaded no contest on charges associated with a December 2013 shooting at West Orange High School also is facing charges for a murder that took place just nine days earlier. J’Morian Bell has...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Cops Corner 09.25.14

    Ocoee Police Sept. 16 1200 block of Russell Drive. Vehicle burglary. A purse containing jewelry, money and other items, with a total value of $16,414, was stolen from a vehicle parked outside of a residence sometime between...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • Ocoee kidnapping suspect
    Police search for attemped kidnapping suspect

    Police are looking for a man who reportedly tried to kidnap an 11-year-old boy near West Oaks Library, in Ocoee. Between 2:45 and 3 p.m. Aug. 25, a white man in a black, beat-up and rusty four-door...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Alleged scammer turns himself in

    A 36-year-old man who is no stranger to law-enforcement officials turned himself in July 31 at the Orange County Jail. Jeremiah Hutto, whose last known address is in Winter Garden, had been sought by Windermere and Oakland police...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Night of violence ends with one teen dead, another jailed

    A 19-year-old Oakland man remained in the Orange County Jail July 30 on charges stemming from a reported carjacking that ended with the death of his alleged accomplice. Kenneth Tyrone Linton was booked at the jail July...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Cops Corner 06.19.14

    Vandal causes major damage Two speed limit signs, a “No Exit” sign and part of a fence were pulled from the ground and crepe myrtle trees were damaged along Montgomery Avenue in Ocoee at about 2:50 a.m....

    • Posted June 19, 2014
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