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Central Florida Wire | April 30, 2017

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Man Arrested After Pawning Almost $100k Worth of Stolen Jewelry

April 23, 2017 |

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Leesburg, Fla. – A Leesburg man was arrested Thursday evening after allegedly pawning almost $100,000 worth of stolen jewelry according to an arrest report.

Deputies first received the complaint from the victim on April 4 stating that … Read More

Lake County Public Safety warns of dangerous wildfire conditions

April 8, 2017 |

TAVARES — With dry conditions contributing to an increase in recent brush fires in Lake County, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Lake County Fire … Read More

Sheriff Grinnell Issues Warning to Lake County Drug Dealers

April 7, 2017 |

TAVARES – After a rise in recent heroin overdoses, Sheriff Peyton Grinnell issued a response in the form of a warning to all drug dealers in Lake County calling for help from Lake County residents and promising to put an end … Read More

Human Remains of Body Found Near Coleman Identified

March 5, 2017 |

COLEMAN – Deputies have identified the remains of a body found off of CR 514 just outside of the Coleman city limits in Sumter County according to officials.

Sumter County deputies responded to the area on CR 514 near Coleman Friday … Read More

Deputies Seize Aircraft and Almost 200 Pounds of Marijuana in Major Drug Bust

March 2, 2017 |

HERNANDO – Deputies from Lake and Hernando County Sheriff’s offices seized almost 200 pounds of marijuana during an investigation.

The investigation led agents from both sheriff’s departments as well as U.S. Customers and Border Patrol, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security, … Read More

Azua Trial Scheduled to Begin in February

January 6, 2017 | 1

TAVARES – Jose Omar Azua, the man responsible for the death of local biker Lori Dudley in August, will finally go to trial to face the charges of vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

After several … Read More

Sorrento Man Handcuffs Wife, Forces Her Into Trunk

January 4, 2017 |

SORRENTO – A Sorrento man is currently behind bars at the Lake County Jail after allegedly beating his wife, handcuffing her, forcing her into a trunk and then leaving her on the side of the road almost a mile away from … Read More

Man Accuses Wife of “Beating Him Up”

January 4, 2017 |

SORRENTO – A Sorrento woman found herself behind bars after allegedly “beating up” her husband according to arrest reports.

34-year-old Elizabeth Nie was arrested early Tuesday morning just after 1:30 am after deputies responded to her home on Alameda Drive in Sorrento … Read More

Man Arrested After Assaulting Couple with Toy Gun

January 3, 2017 |

LEESBURG – A Leesburg man was arrested on New Year’s Eve after assaulting a couple with a toy gun according to arrest reports.

Leesburg Police officers responded to a home on Sumter Street on New Year’s Eve just before 8:00 pm … Read More

Lake County Cracks Down on Underage Alcohol Sales

December 30, 2016 |

TAVARES – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is cracking down on underage alcohol and tobacco sales throughout the county according to a press release.

In an effort to reduce and possibly eliminate the sale of alcohol and tobacco products to minors, … Read More