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Orange County Sheriff's Office

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Top Orange County Sheriff's Office Articles

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  • Police ID man slain at apartment complex on South OBT

    A man fatally shot Friday night at an apartment complex along South Orange Blossom Trail has been identified as Willie Jay Boyd, 20. Boyd was standing in a parking lot at Millennium Pointe Apartments, 1804 Flintshire St., about 6:45 p.m. Friday when he...
  • South Orange County woman found murdered

    South Orange County woman found murdered
    Detectives are investigating the discovery of a woman's body found on Norfield Court in south Orange County. Helen Callahand, 45, was found dead in her residence around 8 p.m. Thursday, Sgt. Allen Lee of the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies...
  • Deputies identify victim in apartment shooting, release sketches of suspects

    Deputies this morning identified Marcus Brown as the 19-year-old who man was gunned down and killed Monday at an apartment complex plagued with violent crime. Another man was slain at the same apartment complex earlier this year. Still images taken...
  • 2 victims identified in fatal west Orange shootings

    Detectives on Wednesday identified Andre Patterson, 27, and Joshua Sharpe, 29, as the two men who were fatally shot Tuesday night in west Orange County. The double homicide took place about a half-mile from where another man, Marcus Brown, was gunned...
  • Man killed in brawl with baseball bats, poles is identified

    A man who died Sunday during a violent brawl involving baseball bats and metal poles has been identified as Robert Terrell. Terrell, 34, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he died. Three other men were badly injured during the fight that...
  • Slaying marks 2nd Orange County homicide of 2008

    Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating the year's second homicide in just as many days. Deputies found a man shot to death at the Silver Cove Apartments in the 2600 block of Silkwood Circle. Police responded to the shooting around 9:40 p.m....
  • Authorities name 7th slaying victim of year in Orange

    A 28-year-old man gunned down on his way home from work was identified Saturday as Joven M. Uy -- the seventh homicide victim of 2008 in unincorporated Orange County. Uy, who authorities said was starting a cake-decorating business, was in the 1700 block...
  • Psychologists: Jailhouse letters offer insight into Casey Anthony's life behind bars

    Psychologists: Jailhouse letters offer insight into Casey Anthony's life behind bars
    The letters Casey Anthony penned in jail show an immature woman who needs attention and adoration from others. That's what three psychologists gleaned from reviewing dozens of Anthony's hand-written notes and letters to a fellow inmate at the Orange...
  • Isleworth Country Club resident faces charge in shooting death of wife

    Isleworth Country Club resident faces charge in shooting death of wife
    The Orlando Sentinel is reaching out to people who knew Diane Ward or know the Ward family, or of Bob Ward's business dealings. E-mail us here with an information or photographs you might think helpful. -------------------- James Robert Ward built a...
  • Army Pfc. Christopher T. Blaney

    A soldier from Winter Park has been killed in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Saturday. Pfc. Christopher T. Blaney, 19, died Friday in Taji of "a non-combat-related incident," a news release stated. Taji, a little less than 20 miles north of...
  • Isleworth killing: First wife called Ward dangerous

    Isleworth killing: First wife called Ward dangerous
    As divorce records go, the files on Bob and Janis Ward are fairly mundane. They show two young people with relatively little property to complicate the proceedings. She got the Ethan Allen bookcase and the 1972 Toyota. He kept the house and most of the...
  • Police: Burglars Tunneled Through Wall into Pot Clinic

    Police: Burglars Tunneled Through Wall into Pot Clinic
    LAGUNA HILLS -- Three burglars tunneled through a wall into a medical marijuana dispensary in Laguna Hills from an adjoining business, according to authorities. The burglary at 1:30 a.m. Sunday was the second at the dispensary, located in the 23200 block...