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Death Penalty Recommended for Florida Keys Man Guilty of Gruesome Murder

A Florida Keys man who committed a gruesome sexual battery and murder has been found guilty.

Orlando Fentanyl Traffickers Sentenced to Federal Prison

U.S. District Judge has sentenced traffickers from Orlando and Apopka to federal prison for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl.

Winter Haven Men Arrested for Fentanyl Trafficking after Volusia Man’s Overdose Death

Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested two Winter Haven men for Trafficking in Fentanyl after the drug overdose death of a Volusia County man.

Still No Arrest in Armed Carjacking at Orlando International Airport

Nearly two weeks after an armed carjacking at Orlando International Airport, the suspect, is still on the run as local police have not made an arrest.

South Florida Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Unlawfully Dispensing Narcotics

A South Florida doctor was sentenced recently to five years in prison for unlawfully dispensing narcotics, specifically oxycodone and morphine.

Orlando Police Looking for Witnesses to Armed Robbery, Shooting

This is still an ongoing investigation, and Orlando police are asking the public if they have any additional information on this case.

OPD Takes More Crime Guns Off Downtown Orlando Streets

OPD recently said the Downtown Delta Bravo Mids Bike Squad recovered these crime guns from two individuals.

Operation Pop Top: Bartow Store Clerk Arrested

Polk County Sheriff's Office continued "Operation Pop-Top" to ensure that alcoholic beverages were not being sold to anyone under 21 years of age.

Federal Corrections Officer Arrested for Battery in Central Florida

Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a corrections officer at the Federal Correctional Complex for battery.

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Murdering Brother Arrested in Puerto Rico

U.S. Marshals Service and Puerto Rico police arrested 23-year-old Lake Wales man on a Polk County Warrant for First Degree Murder.

Convicted Felon Charged with First Degree Murder in Central Florida

Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives announced charges against 39-year-old Ronald Lockett, Jr. of Lakeland for First Degree Murder of his wife.

Another Orlando Traffic Stop Finds Guns & Drugs

The Orlando Police Department said a probable cause search of a vehicle resulted in a recovery of two guns and illegal drugs.

More Drugs & Another Gun Off Orlando Streets

If it seems like you hear this story a lot, you're not wrong - but local police have taken more guns and drugs off the Orlando streets.

Death Investigation of Violent Inmate Dead at Local Hospital

The Officer-Involved Deadly Incident task force for the 10th Judicial Circuit is investigating the death of an inmate that occurred at a local hospital.

5 Local Men, 1 Juvenile Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Detectives from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested five local Central Florida men and a male juvenile for possession of child pornography.

Orlando Police Foot Patrol Finds Illegal Guns, Drugs

OPD Tactical units on foot partrol recently found illegal guns and drugs after a search of a vehicle.

Polk County Firefighter Arrested for Fraud

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 28-year-old Firefighter Lance Taylor Dunn of Lakeland for Grand Theft and Fraud.

Murder Arrest: Teenagers Busted in Shooting at Orlando School Event

The Orlando Police Department has announced major arrests in the November shooting at the Jones High vs. Wekiva High football game.

Multiple Illegally Altered Firearms Recovered in Central Florida Traffic Stop

After resisting Florida Highway Patrol, two people arrested after illegally altered firearms seized by Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Lakeland.

Firearms & Enough Heroin, Fentanyl to Kill Over 2.3 Million People Seized in Florida

Multiple guns and $5,700,000 of illegal drugs, including heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, MDMA, & mushrooms, are now off the Florida streets.

Orlando Search Warrant Busts Local Financial Crime Operation

The Orlando Police Department recently celebrated the arrests of suspects committing financial crimes locally.

Attempted Murder Arrest in Downtown Stabbing over Bottle of Cologne

The Orlando Police Department has taken another violent criminal off the streets who admitted to nearly killing a man over a bottle of cologne.

Drugs, Guns Found During Orlando Traffic Stop at Colonial & Bennett

OPD Patrol Tac units found drugs and guns when they conducted a traffic stop in the area of Colonial Dr and Bennett Rd.

Fingerprints Recovered from Lakeland Car Burglar, Three Suspects Arrested

Fingerprints from a vehicle that was burgled near Lakeland allowed police to identify a suspect and make three arrests.

Illegal Narcotics, Illegally Concealed Firearm in Orlando Traffic Stop

An Orlando officer recently conducted a traffic stop on Curry Ford Rd and Conway Gardens Rd, where drugs and a gun were recovered.

Police Remove More Guns from Orlando Streets

Orlando police officers continue to work to reduce violent crime in the City Beautiful in many ways, including removing more guns from the streets.

Deputy-Involved Shooting in Polk County Ends with Suspect Arrested

Two deputies responding to a suspicious person call near Lakeland were struck by the suspect's vehicle, forcing them to fire their handguns.

Largest Fentanyl Trafficking Seizure in Polk County History

The fentanyl was being manufactured in Mexico and sent into the United States to be made into synthetic pills and sold on the streets.

Two Murder Suspects from Virgin Islands Arrested in Lakeland

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested two murder suspects from the Virgin Islands earlier this month in Lakeland.

Orlando Traffic Stop Reveals Stolen Gun, Illegal Narcotics

A recent Orlando traffic stop revealed a stolen gun and illegal narcotics, which included trafficking amounts of MDMA.