Snap No Longer, Decrease In Food Stamps & ‘Obamacare’

Snap No Longer, Decrease In Food Stamps & ‘Obamacare’

Food Stamp [EBT] recipient benefits will decrease on November 1,2013. Food Assistant benefits will decrease due to the ending of SNAP increases from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (also known as the Stimulus Plan). Although federal funds have been cut, there will still be programs funded for illegal immigrants or as DCF […]

Two Convicted Florida Killers Have Been Captured

Two Convicted Florida Killers Have Been Captured

  Panama City, Florida — Citizens can sleep a little better tonight knowing two killers are back behind bars. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins, were captured around 6:40 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2013, at the Coconut Grove Motor Inn on Front Beach Road. The two were taken into […]

Chief Rolando Banasco Racist Against White Officers?

Chief Rolando Banasco Racist Against White Officers?

  Mascotte, Florida — Mascotte Police Department located in Mascotte, Florida has had it’s share of news headlines. In 1984 the city hall burst into flames and burnt to the ground, the police department was the center of that investigation, no one was ever charged with the fire. However then-Chief Gary Birman was later arrested […]

Two Killers Accidentally Released And Still On The Run In Orange County

Two Killers Accidentally Released And Still On The Run In Orange County

  Orange County, Florida — In the past month, two killers have mistakenly been released from the Franklin Correctional Institution in the Florida Panhandle. Reports show that Joseph Ivan Jenkins, 34, was sentenced to life in prison back in May of 2000 for First Degree Murder in Orange County. Charles B. Walker was sentenced to […]

Mother arrested for brutal child beating video posted on Facebook

Mother arrested for brutal child beating video posted on Facebook

Polk County, Florida — Vivian Vosburg, 30, of 3143 Crystal Hills Drive, has been arrested. Vosburg is the mother of Guadalupe Shaw, the 14-year-old charged with Felony Aggravated Stalking after the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick. Vosburg has been charged with two counts of Child Abuse with Bodily Harm, and four counts of Child Neglect. […]

Man arrested after getting girl pregnant

Man arrested after getting girl pregnant

  Volusia County, Florida — A convicted sex offender is facing new charges in Volusia County after authorities discovered he was having sex with an underage girl. An investigation began after a family member of the underage girl called the probation officer of Anthony Williams, 36, to report that the teenage girl was living with […]

Bird Photo Booth Invented By Bryson Lovett

Bird Photo Booth Invented By Bryson Lovett

When Bryson Lovett, an avid bird watcher invented the Bird Photo Booth, he had no idea how fascinated people would become with it. Lovett wanted to create something that would enable bird lovers to have a great time and get in the action, so to speak. Well, he did just that. The high tech Bird […]

Victor Signs & Christopher Bearden Arrested In Polk County

Victor Signs & Christopher Bearden Arrested In Polk County

  Polk County, Florida — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office served two search warrants at two different addresses on October 10, 2013, ending in the arrests of two men. The first search warrant was served at 141 Fernery Road Apt D7, Lakeland. Deputies developed information that someone at the residence offered to share child pornography […]

“Dear John” A Prostitution Warning From Sanford Police

“Dear John” A Prostitution Warning From Sanford Police

Starting this week, the registered owners of vehicles spotted lingering in areas with known prostitutes, will receive a Community Safety Letter from the Sanford Police Department. The letter will serve as a warning that someone is watching them and that prostitution is unacceptable in the community. Men, if you are married your wife may not […]

Corrections Officers Richard Smith and Dustin Lay arrested

Corrections Officers Richard Smith and Dustin Lay arrested

On October 1, 2013, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Special Investigations began looking into a case involving an incident concerning Marion County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officers Richard C. Smith, 51, and Dustin Allen Lay,32, who were employed at the Marion County Jail. Smith was hired August of 2007 and Lay was hired December […]

Craigslist scams on the rise

Craigslist scams on the rise

If you are someone that enjoys the ease of advertising items for sale on Craigslist you should be aware of the possible scams that are lurking involving prospective buyers of your merchandise. The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office has been experiencing an increase of reported fraudulent activity through Craigslist ads. The scam works as follows:   […]

Carlee Moore cooked meth with her 6-Year-Old present

Carlee Moore cooked meth with her 6-Year-Old present

Deltona, Florida — Over the weekend, a tip led Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies to a house in Deltona where methamphetamine was being cooked in the presence of a 6-year-old child. Investigators spent several hours clearing out the highly dangerous chemicals found inside the residence located at 2555 Doyle Road, the home of 31-year-old Carlee Moore and […]

Katelyn Roman & Guadalupe Shaw arrested for Rebecca Sedwick’s suicide

Katelyn Roman & Guadalupe Shaw arrested for Rebecca Sedwick’s suicide

  Polk County, Florida — On Monday, October 14, 2013, Polk County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives arrested and charged two middle school students as a result of numerous interviews conducted by PCSO detectives who are investigating the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland that occurred on September 10, 2013. According to reports, from December 2012 […]

Taurus Moye Person Of Interest In Murder Of Davonte Lewis

Taurus Moye Person Of Interest In Murder Of Davonte Lewis

Polk County, Florida — Authorities in Polk County are seeking information into the homicide of Davonte Lewis, which occurred on October 11, 2013. 35-year-old Taurus Terrell Moye, who has an active arrest warrant for Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon, has been named a person of interest in the case and is being […]

Fatal Shooting at Serenity Apartments In Ocala

Fatal Shooting at Serenity Apartments In Ocala

    Ocala, Florida — Shortly after midnight, Friday, October 11, 2013, shots were fired at 4744 N.E. 32nd Lane in Ocala (Serenity Apartments). According to detectives, an altercation occurred at a bar near the Serenity Apartments involving four individuals. Two of the four people involved left the bar but were followed by the other […]

Millions In Family Jewels Melted Down, Six Arrested

Millions In Family Jewels Melted Down, Six Arrested

  Miami, Florida — Residents in Collier and Miami-Dade Counties can rest a little easier tonight after six people were arrested in connection with a string of burglaries. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement spent a year and a half investigating more than 30 burglaries that were occurring during the day in upscale neighborhoods in […]

Michael Rogers Arrested For Facebook Post

Michael Rogers Arrested For Facebook Post

Ocala, Florida — On October 6, 2013 the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Bloomington, Indiana Police. Deputy Zackary Hughes was the point of contact. Bloomington, Indiana Police Officers called in reference to a threat that had been posted on Facebook by Michael Scott Rogers, 27, of Ocala. The threat post by Rogers was […]

UPDATE: Norovirus Confirmed October 9, 2013 Marion County

UPDATE: Norovirus Confirmed October 9, 2013 Marion County

  Marion County, Florida—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County determined on October 9, 2013 that Norovirus is the cause of a recent outbreak of gastrointestinal illness at East Marion Elementary School.     The Department wants residents to be aware of the symptoms of the illness, and take precautions to prevent contracting gastrointestinal […]