Public Safety Alert: Ryan Arrandale Escaped From Florida Department of Corrections

Public Safety Alert: Ryan Arrandale Escaped From Florida Department of Corrections

  West Palm Beach, Florida — Florida Department of Corrections Inmate, Ryan Arrandale, 25, white male, 6’01”, 215 lbs., scar on left wrist, wearing blue pants and blue shirt ran out the back door of the Florida Department of Corrections Facility located at 261 Fairgrounds Road, West Palm Beach. Authorities have indicated that Inmate Arrandale […]

Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law

Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law

  On October 1, 2013 at 12:01 a.m., the new “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law” goes into effect. s. 316.305 (3)(a) is defined as the following: A person may not operate a motor vehicle while manually typing or entering multiple letters, numbers, symbols, or other characters into a wireless communications device or while […]

Chanel Phillips’ Death Determined To Be Drowning

Chanel Phillips’ Death Determined To Be Drowning

The Palm Beach County Medical Examiners office has concluded their investigation regarding the death of 23-year-old Chanel Ferrell Phillips. Earlier this week Ocala Post reported on a missing South Florida woman that had been found at the bottom of a pond. Chanel Phillips, 23, who had been missing since early Saturday morning, was found inside […]

Levy County Fatal Crash Leaves Two Dead One Fighting For Her Life

Levy County Fatal Crash Leaves Two Dead One Fighting For Her Life

  An early morning crash in Levy County has left two people dead and one person in critical condition. Around 5:00 a.m., a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling southbound on U.S. 19 in the northbound inside lane. A 2002 Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on U.S. 19 also in the inside lane. The Jeep […]

Body cam records would-be NFL player Jermaine Green being shot

Body cam records would-be NFL player Jermaine Green being shot

  Daytona Beach, Florida — A man was shot by two officers in Dayton Beach early Wednesday morning after police say he held a knife to his girlfriend’s neck. At around 2:45 a.m., police were called to a residence located at 822 Magnolia Avenue in Daytona Beach regarding a fight inside the home. When police […]

Deborah Thompson Arrested Search Over Grandson Still At Large

Deborah Thompson Arrested Search Over Grandson Still At Large

Polk County, Florida — Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public with an Attempted Murder Investigation. At approximately 6 a.m., on Saturday, September 21, 2013, a shooting incident occurred in the area of Edwin Street, NE Winter Haven. 31-year-old Kelvin Lewis Key-Herrington of 518 Sears Avenue NE, Winter […]

Volusia County 911 System Down In Some Areas

Volusia County 911 System Down In Some Areas

Volusia County is currently experiencing intermittent problems throughout the area with its emergency 911 system. Because of the problems, some callers have been unable to reach 911 and are receiving a recording. The situation appears to be affecting both landline and cell phones.     If this situation occurs, callers should hang up and immediately […]

Joshua Ortiz Arrested For Fracturing A Baby’s Skull

  A man in Osceola County was arrested after an 11 month old baby he was watching ended up with bruises on his body, a fractured skull, and a broken tibia. According to authorities, Joshua Mellow Ortiz, 25, was watching the child at a home in St. Cloud earlier this month when he notice the […]

Missing Girl Chanel Phillips Has Been Found Dead

Missing Girl Chanel Phillips Has Been Found Dead

Jupiter, Florida — A missing South Florida woman has been found at the bottom of a pond. Chanel Phillips, 23, who had been missing since early Saturday morning was found inside her 2001 Cadillac Deville at the bottom of a pond in the Jupiter Subdivision, Mallory Creek.     At around 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, September […]

Florida Highway Patrol Ticketing Aggressive Drivers

Florida Highway Patrol  Ticketing Aggressive Drivers

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) announced today an additional enforcement week dedicated to the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign will begin September 23, 2013 and run through September 27, 2013.   The TACT campaign is targeted to highlight the danger of aggressive driving behaviors when interacting with large trucks on the road. Motorists […]

Health Plans Selected For The Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Managed Medical Assistance Program

Health Plans Selected For The Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Managed Medical Assistance Program

  The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) selected the health plans it will contract with for the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program. The Agency selected 10 general, non-specialty MMA plans via a competitive bidding process. In addition, the Agency selected five companies to provide specialty plans, including specialty plans focused on HIV/AIDS, child welfare […]

Deborah Thompson And Kelvin Key-Herrington Wanted And On The Run

Deborah Thompson And Kelvin Key-Herrington Wanted And On The Run

Polk County, Florida — Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help from the public with an Attempted Murder Investigation. At approximately 6 a.m., on Saturday, September 21, 2013, a shooting incident occurred in the area of Edwin Street, NE Winter Haven. 31-year-old Kelvin Lewis Key-Herrington of 518 Sears Avenue NE, Winter […]

Charles Lee Arrested For Embezzling From Police Department

Charles Lee Arrested For Embezzling From Police Department

Arcadia, Florida — Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Ft. Myers Regional Operations Center arrested Charles Junior Lee, 47, of Arcadia, Florida., on one count of Organized Scheme To Defraud (greater than $50,000.00), one count of Grand Theft (over $100,000) and one count of Official Misconduct. Lee resigned his position as City Marshal […]

Worst child pornography case In U.S.history

Worst child pornography case In U.S.history

  WARNING: THIS ARTICLE MAY BE DISTURBING TO SOME READERS Worcester, Massachusetts/Largo, Florida — An investigation led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, named “Operation Holitna” that originated in Boston back in 2010 has led to the arrests of 54 predators in at least six different countries, and the rescue of around 167 child […]

Dash cam release showed Marlon Brown being run over by police car

Dash cam release showed Marlon Brown being run over by police car

  DeLand, Florida — DeLand Police Officer James Harris was fired from his job after he accidentally ran over Marlon Robert Brown as he was fleeing from officers. FHP spokesperson, Sgt. Kim Montes, says 38-year old Marlon Robert Brown “failed to stop” for a Volusia County deputy who attempted to pull him over for a […]

Human Remains Found In Polk County

Human Remains Found In Polk County

  Polk County, Florida — Homicide detectives in Polk County are conducting a death investigation after a man found human bones in the woods. It was around 8:55 a.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2013, when a witness from Tampa was looking for scrap metal along North Wabash Avenue in Lakeland, between Memorial Blvd and Crutchfield Road, […]

Christopher Dwight Allen Forensic Investigator Arrested

Christopher Dwight Allen Forensic Investigator Arrested

Jacksonville, Florida — A forensic investigator has been arrested after reports of jewelry of a deceased woman being stolen led investigators directly to him. Agents from the Florida department of Law Enforcement arrested Christopher Dwight Allen, 46, of St. John’s on September 13, 2013, on charges of official misconduct, dealing in stolen property, and false […]

John Paul Stanton Arrested For Promoting Sex With Children

John Paul Stanton Arrested For Promoting Sex With Children

Brooksville, Florida — A man in Brooksville has been arrested for promoting sexual performance by a child following the execution of a search warrant on his home.           John Paul Stanton, 31, of Brooksville was arrested on September 10, 2013, by The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tampa Bay Regional Operations […]