All posts tagged "crime"

  • 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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    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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    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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  • Cops Corner 10.09.14
    Cops Corner 06.12.14

    + Cold case murder solved A seven-year investigation into the shootings of two men that left one of them dead has been solved, the Winter Garden Police Department announced Monday. Two men have been arrested in the...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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