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Orlando Traffic Stop Finds Gun, Pot & Paraphernalia

OPD officers in the Neighborhood Patrol Unit were conducting pro-active patrol on the beat when they recovered a gun and some drugs.

OPD Special Enforcement Division Recover More Guns & Drugs in Orlando

From two recent OPD search warrants in Orlando, they recovered firearms, cannabis and cocaine.

St. Cloud Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking, Firearms Offenses

A St. Cloud man sold 224 grams of methamphetamine and a firearm to an undercover detective from the Police Department.

Orlando Mortgage Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

An Orlando, Florida man who worked as a loan officer for two mortgage companies pleaded guilty to evading his federal income taxes.

Prolific Criminal Escaped Lakeland Hospital, Later Captured by Police

A Lakeland man wanted by multiple law enforcement agencies was captured, then escaped from a hospital, before being recaptured by police.

Bartow Couple Charged with Aggravated Manslaughter of Three-Year-Old Child

Charges against a Bartow couple have been upgraded to Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child after the death of a three-year-old toddler.

Lakeland Brothers Arrested after Getting Violent at Local Bar

A pair of brothers were arrested after the pair became violent at the Brewlands Bar & Billiards in Lakeland.

Oath Keepers Leaders from Texas, Florida Sentenced on Seditious Conspiracy for U.S. Capitol Breach

Oath Keepers leaders from Texas and Florida sentenced for seditious conspiracy and other charges related to breach of U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

OPD Solves Snatching of Firearms at Shooter’s World

The Orlando Police Department was able to solve a crime that involved suspects snatching firearms at a local Shooter's World.

22-time Convicted Felon Busted with MDMA/Ecstasy, Cocaine, Stolen Firearm

During a search, Orlando officers located drugs and a stolen firearm in the possession of a 22-time convicted felon.

Over 3 Pounds of Cannabis, Cash, Loaded Gun Recovered in Orlando

Orlando police recovered over 3 pounds of cannabis, including 75 individually packaged bags for resale, a large amount of cash, and a loaded firearm.

Cannabis, MDMA, Guns Recovered from Convicted Felon in Orlando

Three pounds of cannabis, MDMA, and two crime guns were recovered from a suspect who was found to be a convicted felon in Orlando.

15-Year-Old Arrested for Attempted Murder, Armed Robbery at Lakeland McDonald’s

A 15-year old male was arrested by detectives and charged with attempted murder and other crimes during an attempted robbery at Lakeland McDonald’s.

Winter Haven Convenience Store Clerks Arrested for Selling Alcohol to Minors

Winter Haven convenience store clerks were arrested by the Polk County Sheriff's Office for selling alcohol to minors during ongoing "Operation Pop Top."

Central Florida 13-Year-Old Shoots Lakeland Police Officer, 2 Other Teens Arrested

Central Florida 13-year-old arrested for shooting at law enforcement and two other Lakeland teens, 14 and 19, also arrested in dangerous incident.

Guatemalan with No Driver’s License, Illegally in Country Arrested in Double Fatal Crash

Guatemalan man with no valid driver’s license and illegally in the country arrested in Central Florida after Willow Oak double fatal crash investigation.

Students Charged after Bringing Gun to Central Florida Middle School

Two Central Florida teens, ages 14 and 15, have been arrested after posting an Instagram story showing off a gun inside a school bathroom.

Fentanyl, Meth, Guns Seized as Daytona Beach Drug Dealer Arrested

A Daytona Beach drug dealer distributing trafficking amounts of fentanyl has been arrested after a Central Florida task force investigation.

Deltona Man Shoots at People Who Paid Fake Money for Marijuana

A man fired several gunshots at the car of two customers who paid him fake money for marijuana in Deltona.

Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Nine Florida Tax Preparers

The Justice Department is seeking to bar nine Florida tax return preparers from assisting in the preparing of federal income tax returns for others.

Florida Man Sentenced for Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise

A Florida man and three other men were sentenced for their participation in a website dedicated to child sexual exploitation.

Operation Last Mile Seizes 548,000 Fentanyl Pills, Guns, Drugs in Florida

Operation Last Mile targeted the Sinaloa and Jalisco Cartels responsible for the last mile of fentanyl and methamphetamine distribution in Florida and U.S.

Jury Convicts Proud Boys Leaders of Seditious Conspiracy Related to Capitol Breach

A jury returned guilty verdicts against members of the Proud Boys, finding four defendants guilty of seditious conspiracy related to Capitol breach.

Parramore Bike Unit Makes 22 Arrests, Seizes Multiple Guns & Drugs

Orlando's Parramore Bike Unit made 22 felony arrests, 10 misdemeanor arrests, 5 city ordinance arrests, and recovered crime guns and drugs in one weekend.

7 Arrested in Undercover Operation Targeting Lewd Behavior in Public Parks

Volusia sheriff’s deputies and police arrested seven men during a recent 2-day operation addressing complaints about sexual activity in public parks.

Operation Pop Top: Central Florida Sales Clerks Busted for Illegal Alcohol Sales

Several Central Florida sales clerks have been arrested for illegal alcohol sales and selling alcohol to a minor in the ongoing Operation Pop Top.

Orlando Police Arrest Felon with Illegal Gun for Hit and Run on 5-Year-Old Child

Orlando police arrested a man who confessed to a hit and run, which involved a 5-year-old child was hit while riding her bicycle.

Two Florida Doctors Sentenced for Stealing $31 Million from Medicare

Two Florida doctors were sentenced for their respective roles in a scheme to defraud Medicare by submitting over $31 million in claims.

Orlando Man Arrested for Armed Robbery

Following a short foot pursuit, Orlando police arrested a man for armed robbery, and he confessed to additional commercial robberies.

ICYMI: Investigators Solve Case of Deceased Woman Hit by Vehicles on I-4

Orlando Police Department received several calls of vehicles hitting what appeared to be a human body on I-4 eastbound, and they later solved the case.