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  • Man accused of chasing victims at bus stop with screwdriver

    Raushamon L. Brown, 40, got busted at a bus stop.. Brown is accused of trying to rob two people at a Kissimmee bus stop with his weapon of choice -- a screwdriver, reports the Orlando Sentinel. But the passengers put the screws to him. How? Get the...
  • Shooting in front of cop ends in man's arrest

    Here's a sure-fire way to get busted: Shoot your pistol in front of a cop. That is what a Kissimmee cop said Angel Santiago, Jr. did — and did it while driving. reports the Orlando Sentinel. It gets better: Santiago allegedly fired the pistol...
  • State Police Make Arrests in Shell Station Robbery

    State Police Make Arrests in Shell Station Robbery
    The Shell gas station in the village of Marion was robbed by a masked man armed with a knife several weeks ago. After a six week investigation, the Michigan State Police Mt. Pleasant post made arrests of two individuals in connection with the robbery. A...
  • Security flaws at the Osceola County Jail detailed in new report

    Security flaws at the Osceola County Jail detailed in new report
    Short fences, poor lighting and multiple hiding spots are among the security flaws spotted at the troubled Osceola County Jail in April, a new state corrections audit shows. Jail officials have already corrected a few of the security risks spotted by the...
  • Police dog loses half a tooth after tangle with felon

    A police dog punched by a convicted felon earlier this week sustained a minor injury, a spokeswoman for the Osceola County Sheriff's Office said today. "He lost half a tooth,'' spokeswoman Twis Lizasuain said of the injury sustained by the police dog,...
  • Sheriff links 3 Osceola killings to gang members

    KISSIMMEE — Months before Bloods gang leader Michael Rigby escaped from the Osceola County Jail, sheriff's investigators blamed members of the gang for a fatal brawl at a Buenaventura Lakes house party. One man died of stab wounds and a second...
  • Felon accused of punching, trying to drown police dog

    A convicted felon punched and tried to drown a police dog in a canal Wednesday while trying from Osceola County Sheriff's Office drug agents, authorities said today. Michael Lee Holden, 45, was taken into custody and now faces numerous charges, including...
  • Inmate accidentally released from troubled Osceola jail

    It took Osceola County Jail officials more than a week to learn they had accidentally released a felon who had identified himself as another man. Although jail officials took his fingerprints, they failed to correctly identify him as Alexander Keith...
  • Osceola County Jail chief Futch resigns; 16 workers to be fired

    Osceola County Jail chief Futch resigns; 16 workers to be fired
    KISSIMMEE — After three major incidents at his facility — including the escape of a Bloods gang leader — the chief of the Osceola County Jail resigned Monday. Greg Futch, who took over the facility less than two years ago, tendered...
  • Defending Casey brings celebrity, headaches

    Casey Anthony is not the first murder suspect José Baez has defended. But representing her has brought him more public attention, scrutiny and controversy than any other case since he became a lawyer four years ago. In the process, he has bristled at...
  • Reports gave Osceola jail high marks — but inmates escaped

    Reports gave Osceola jail high marks — but inmates escaped
    KISSIMMEE — The past 15 months at the Osceola County Jail were marked by a string of misdeeds, from escapes to corruption to embarrassing incidents involving employees. There were two escapes, one near-disaster and one suicide. One guard went to...
  • Resume: No job experience for new Osceola Jail director

    Hired this week for $10,000 a month to turnaround the escape-plagued Osceola County Jail, Interim Director Kim S. Bogart has not worked before in a jail, according to state records and interviews. Bogart has never been certified as a corrections...