Orange County mother Melissa Heale, 34 is out on bail facing charges of aggravated child abuse for using a stun gun to discpline her child. Heale along wither other children were staying with unidentified woman when she saw the mother use a stun gun on her child after her oatmeal had not been made correctly.
Orlando, Fla. -
Police are reporting that a blue dodge charger was fired upon several times last night at the intersection of Dijon Drive and North Lake Orlando Parkway.
According to reports, a black SUV pulled up, someone got out and began firing into the car several times, then fled the scene. It is not know if the occupants were the intended target or mistaken identity.
There were tow occupants in the Charger, a man and a woman, both were injured from debris and suffered non-life threatening injuries. They were able to drive to a nearby gas station to get help.
Apopka, Fla. -
An Apopka man was shot while taking his trash out to the curb last night. Deputies say the victim reports seeing four black males walking through the neighborhood when a van pulled up behind them and started shooting.
The shooting continued after the man was shot, with bullets hitting nearby homes and cars according to the sheriff's department.
The victim was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center.
So far, police believe the man taking out his trash was an unintended target that was caught up in the incident.
A standoff between Orlando Police and armed gunman ended with one dead and two wounded. An officer was attempting to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection of Kirkman rd & Raleigh st in Orlando late Friday evening. The driver 21-year-old Marquis Spencer rammed into the patrol car and speed off.
Three people in the car eventually jumped. One man was shot dead and another was captured. The third ran into the nearby woods near Valencia College and was caught. Police have not released the reason why the vehicle was being pulled over.
Orange County, Fla. -
Sheriff's deputies have closed parts of Waterford Lakes shopping plaza and Alafaya trail after a suspicious box was found behind Best Buy. The condos and townhouses behind Best Buy have also been evacuated.
Police report that a block box of unknown original was discovered this morning behind the Best Buy at the shopping plaza and that they have called in the bomb squad to investigate.
No word on when the area will reopen.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is searching for 58-year-old Michael Thomason who has been missing since Saturday. He was last seen near his home on the 6000 block of Bywood Road.
Deputies are asking anyone with information to call the Orange County Sheriff's Office at 407-836-HELP.
He was last seen wearing a camouflage shirt and tan shorts.
Orange County, Fla. - BREAKING NEWS
Orange County deputies are reporting there has been a burglary at the Cranes Landing Apartments on Goldenrod Road, near University Blvd, in Winter Park.
Deputies have set up a perimeter and brought in a helicopter and K-9 units in an effort to find the two suspects.
They are described only as 2 Hispanics males, one wearing a hoodie.
Orange County, Fla. -
Deputies are searching for the driver of a car that they say was street racing Tuesday night on Clarcona Ocoee Road when he lost control and hit a truck and then a power pole knocking it down and causing an outage to hundreds of electrical customers.
After the crash the driver fled on foot. The driver of the truck is also missing.
Power was restored later that night to local residents.
Orange County Firefighters were called to a fire of an abandoned house at 7466 Radiant Circle and unexpectedly discovered the burnt remains of a human body inside of a car which was parked inside the garage.
Officials have turned the investigation over to homicide detectives with Orange County who said they believed foul play was involved.
The body was burnt beyond recognition.
Apopka, Fla. -
The Chase bank in Apopka was robbed Wednesday by a man who used a cooler according to police. The incident happened at 2111 E. Semoran Boulevard where a masked man walked to the Chase bank demanding money and told the clerk to fill up the cooler he brought along.
The unidentified man was wearing green scrubs, a dark hooded sweatshirt and a ski mask and made his escape in a four-door beige compact sedan.
So far police have not made any arrests and are asking the public for help.
Anonymous tips call Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.