All posts tagged "police"

  • 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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  • Sgt. Bob Chedwick was the grill-master, with help from Officer Jason Strange.
    Children frolic at Ocoee Police picnic

      Between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Ocoee Police sponsored a community picnic in Vignetti Park. Officers worked a grill for attendees’ sustenance. Children were able to drive small electric cars, play games, hop in a...

    • Posted October 4, 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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  • P.D. creates safety net for elderly

      Steve Thomas, Oakland’s chief of police, is reaching out to his town’s older population in hopes that the residents will reach out in return — daily as a member of the police department’s new Oakland Partners....

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Windermere to examine the fate of town facilities

    Windermere Town Manager Robert Smith likens the town’s tiny police station to “a glorified doublewide.” And he said the main town administration building has been “repaired with Duct tape and bubblegum” for the past several decades. “Now...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Tragedy on the Trail

    A 63-year-old, retired law-enforcement officer broke his neck and died after an Aug. 2 bicycle accident on a Lake County portion of the West Orange Trail. Oakland Police officers were the first to arrive at the scene,...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Turn in a gun, get rewarded

    One person turned in a flamethrower. Another dropped off a bazooka. And then there were the illegal, sawed-off shotguns. These are some of the types of weapons that have been turned in at the annual “Kicks 4...

    • Posted August 13, 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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