Archive for the ‘Crime’ Category

FDLE urging public to “Say something”

TALLAHASSEE – If there was a generational code that kids have traditionally employed throughout elementary school, it’s not to be a snitch and tattle to the teacher against your own classmates. But for children and adults alike, the state’s top law enforcement agency is urging quite the opposite these days. If fact, they want all [...]

Will rape/murder case bring a chill to the downtown Orlando lifestyle?

ORLANDO — There could be a chill running through the minds of some residents of downtown Orlando today. It’s not that a single high-profile criminal case — the arrest by Orlando Police homicide detectives of Stephen Michael Duxbury on Friday in the murder or Sasha Samsudean — is likely to scare people away from downtown. [...]

Facebook helps law enforcement nab a wanted suspect

LAKELAND — A posting on a popular social media site enabled law enforcement to catch a suspect wanted on theft charges, but when Polk County deputies confronted the man, he tried to run them over. Joshua Adams, 26, of Mulberry was taken into custody on Thursday, and is now in the Polk County Jail, where [...]

Hustler magazine lands store clerk in jail

EAGLE LAKE – An employee at a Polk County convenience store was arrested on Thursday, after sheriff’s deputies said he sold a copy of Hustler magazine to an underage buyer. Deputies arrested Ahmad Alnobani, 25, of Winter Haven on a charge of displaying obscene material harmful to minors and the sale of obscene material to [...]

Orange County Jail looking for some good mysteries

ORLANDO — County jails are often trying to decide what they can do without in order to make confinement a truly unpleasant experience that inmates never want to repeat. Some jails have done away with weight lifting and exercise equipment, and the Polk County Sheriff, Grady Judd, even did away with free underwear and now [...]

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