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All posts tagged "police"
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
Windermere Police writes citations for child bicyclists
To maintain its reputation for issuing lots of tickets, the Windermere Police Department is moving from cracking down on motorists to a new demographic its officers intend to profile: child bicyclists. Students bicycling to nearby schools will...
- Posted October 23, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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