Kissimmee Doctor Ugarriza Fuentes Arrested

Kissimmee Doctor Ugarriza Fuentes Arrested

  Kissimmee, Florida – The Florida Department of Health’s Orlando Unlicensed Activity (ULA) Unit announced today a joint investigation with the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation (MBI). The investigation led to the arrest of Ugarriza Fuentes for two counts of the practice of medicine without a license, which is a third degree felony and punishable by […]

Goodwill Taking Advantage Of The Disabled

Goodwill Taking Advantage Of The Disabled

  Goodwill is one of the nation’s best-known so-called charities and is paying disabled workers as little as .01 cent an hour, due to a 75-year-old legal loophole that experts say needs to be changed. Goodwill Industries, a multibillion-dollar company whose executives make six-figure salaries, is among the nonprofit groups permitted to pay thousands of […]

Christy Bostic-Petrain Charged With Child Neglect

Christy Bostic-Petrain Charged With Child Neglect

  New Smyrna, Florida — On December 16, 2013 at approximately 1:38 p.m., a witness contacted the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and advised she observed an intoxicated person operating a motor vehicle with a juvenile inside. The witness stated she pulled into the Walmart parking lot at 3155 SR 44, New Smyrna Beach and parked […]

Officer Teacher Attorney And Others On Naughty List

Officer Teacher Attorney And Others On Naughty List

  Polk County, Florida — This is one naughty list even Santa can’t forgive. Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives conducted a four day prostitution investigation that resulted in the arrests of 80 suspects on a variety of charges, including Soliciting for Prostitution, Soliciting Another to Commit a Lewd Act, Deriving Support/Proceeds from Prostitution, and Aiding/Abetting […]

Gainesville Man Arrested For Food Stamp Fraud

Gainesville Man Arrested For Food Stamp Fraud

  Gainesville, Florida — Alachua County Detectives with the assistance of the Florida Department of Financial Services State Law Enforcement Bureau (SLEB) served a search warrant on December 11, 2013 at 4816 SW 80th Place, Gainesville, Florida. The search warrant was the final result of an ongoing covert investigation into the illegal sale for cash […]

A sweet crime that would steal a woman’s heart

A sweet crime that would steal a woman’s heart

  DeLand, Florida — 911 Operator: When was the last time you saw it? Driver: Three o’clock yesterday [Saturday] was the last time I saw the truck. It’s hooked to a trailer as well, fully loaded, with chocolate. 911 Operator: Fully loaded with chocolate, huh? Driver: Yeah, someone with a sweet tooth. 911 Operator: Well, […]

Paramedic & Deputy That Are Twin Brothers Arrested

Paramedic & Deputy That Are Twin Brothers Arrested

  Winter Haven, Florida — Polk Fire Rescue Paramedic Warren “Nick” Nichols, 49, was arrested after authorities were made aware of a sexual relationship he had been having with a 17-year-old female. The mother of the 17-year-old girl found text messages between Warren and her daughter. The mother confronted her daughter who denied she was […]

Winn-Dixie was scammed by employees

Winn-Dixie was scammed by employees

Lakeland, Florida — Winn-Dixie, a supermarket known for scamming consumers during their BOGO sales, experienced a scam directed at the company via employees today. Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested seven Winn-Dixie Employees for fraud. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Organized Retail Crime Unit , in conjunction with Winn-Dixie Organized Retail Crime investigators, […]

Crossbow killer Pedro Maldonado murders own family

Crossbow killer Pedro Maldonado murders own family

  Broward County, Florida — A husband and father of two reportedly goes crazy and kills his family. Pedro Jose Maldonado Sr., 53, used a hand held crossbow to kill his wife, 47-year-old Monica Narvaez-Maldonado and teenage son Pedro Jose Maldonado Jr., 17, in their townhouse. After killing his wife and son, Maldonado Sr. drove […]

Brandon Lapeikis Kills Friend During Football Game

Brandon Lapeikis Kills Friend During Football Game

  Miami, Florida –A gathering of friends that were watching a Monday Night Football game turns to murder. Brandon Lapeikis, 19, is accused of fatally shooting his 19-year-old friend Christian Salazar while watching Monday Night Football. North Miami Beach police say the shooting happened about 10 p.m. Monday as Lapeikis and three friends were watching […]

Facebook Killer Derek Medina Pleads Not Guilty

Facebook Killer Derek Medina Pleads Not Guilty

  Miami, Florida — Derek Medina, 31, of South Miami with a confession attached to it, posted a picture of his wife’s bloody slumped over body on Facebook after shooting her; Medina plead not guilty yesterday in a Miami court. Prosecutors say evidence shows Medina had previously vowed to kill his wife Jennifer Alfonso, 26, […]

Public safety communications officer pulled gun on reporter

Public safety communications officer pulled gun on reporter

  Volusia County, Florida — An off-duty public safety telecommunications officer with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office who was arrested after she pointed a gun at a reporter that had went to her house to try to interview her for a news story, resigned today. Justice has been suspended without pay since the incident, a […]

TDI Bank Robbery

TDI Bank Robbery

  Palm Beach, Florida — At approximately 9:28 a.m. at 312 Northlake Blvd, North Palm Beach a black male armed suspect, entered TD Bank and demanded money. According to reports, there is question as to whether the suspect fled or if he is still inside the bank. North Palm Beach Police Officers responded to the […]

Armed Carjacking In Sanford By Juveniles – Where are the parents?

Armed Carjacking In Sanford By Juveniles – Where are the parents?

  Sanford, Florida — The Sanford Police have arrested three juveniles in connection with an armed carjacking that occurred on Bradshaw Drive shortly before 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013. Rickey A. Davis, 15 , Jaquan T. Ellis,17, and Jerson M. Taylor, 12, were all three arrested and charge with multiple felonies. The victim […]

Protection From Food Poisoning

Protection From Food Poisoning

  Tallahassee, Florida — This holiday season, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) encourages Floridians to properly prepare meals and store food in order to prevent foodborne-illness or diseases caused by eating contaminated foods and drinks. “Preventing foodborne-illness is important to keep your family safe and healthy during the holidays and year round,” said Jamie […]

Deputy Stephanie LeClerc fired

Deputy Stephanie LeClerc fired

  New Smyrna, Florida — Following an internal investigation that resulted in the sustaining of several departmental policy violations, Sheriff Ben Johnson has fired Deputy Stephanie LeClerc. Deputy LeClerc, 37, was served with the notice of termination on November 21, 2013. Deputy LeClerc has been on administrative leave with pay since October 9, 2013, for […]

Florida Congressman Trey Radel Guilty

Florida Congressman Trey Radel Guilty

  Florida – DEA and other federal officials announced that U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, 37, pled guilty yesterday in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia to a misdemeanor charge of possession of cocaine. Radel, who represents the 19th Congressional District of Florida, appeared before the Honorable Senior Judge Robert S. Tignor. As a […]

Two Teens Will Not Be Charged In Rebecca Sedwick Suicide Case

Two Teens Will Not Be Charged In Rebecca Sedwick Suicide Case

  Polk County, Florida — Two juveniles that were previously charged in the suicide death of Rebecca Sedwick have had the charges dropped. Attorney Jose Baez, the attorney that represented alleged murderer Casey Anthony also represented the youngest of the teens in the Sedwick case. Attorney Baez fired off at Sheriff Grady Judd for releasing […]

Cock Ring Fighting Leads to Multiple Men Arrested

Cock Ring Fighting Leads to Multiple Men Arrested

  Polk County, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies received an anonymous tip about possible rooster fights taking place at 4560 Carl Boozer Road Haines City. Deputies responded to the location and discovered a fight in progress with 14 suspects at the scene. Agriculture Crimes deputies responded and a search warrant was obtained for […]

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