The social media device FaceTime became an essential tool for a Pasco County man who was frantically trying to locate his missing daughter at the end of August. According to reports from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, the man returned home from work on Tuesday, August 28th, to find that both his child and the person watching the child were no longer in the home.
Drunk Driving Accident
An individual deployed as an emergency response dispatcher for the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office made a few unfortunate decisions while saddened over some pictures he saw on social media of his ex-wife. According to reports from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the dispatcher had seen the pictures at some point during the day on Tuesday, July 2nd. The dispatcher told the officers that he had Googled his ex-wife’s name and that this search took him to her Instagram page. On this page were pictures of his ex-wife with another man, and after seeing these pictures the dispatcher became very sad.
Towards the end of June, on the 27th, police working within Indian County town of Vero Beach were notified by an alarmed motorist regarding another driver who seemed to be operating their car in an unsafe manner. According to the caller, they were trying to get through a drive-thru at a McDonalds when another vehicle pulled up behind them. Read the rest »
Police working in Boynton Beach were handed an unusually easy DUI arrest this past Sunday after an inebriated man approached them to ask for directions. According to initial reports, the incident began after the Boynton Beach Police Department had pulled over a car as part of a routine traffic stop. The reports issued around the incident do not indicate just what the initial traffic stop was in relation to, and it is not clear just how that first interaction ended. It was while the officers were talking with the driver of the first car that another person approached them. Read the rest »
On May 10th, an Ocala woman was behind the wheel of a 2011 Chevrolet Avalon and driving down the eastern lanes of U.S. Highway 27 in Marion County when she collided with the rear of a Hyundai Elantra that was stopped in a line of traffic. Florida Highway Patrol personnel released a statement about the incident, and since the time of the initial statement some updates to the story have emerged. Read the rest »
An incident that happened on the morning of Sunday, May 13th, has resulted in the arrest of a single individual and the filing of charges against him by the police working within Orange County. The report issued by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office provides us with the currently available details of the incident. Read the rest »
Towards the end of March, on a Friday, deputies with the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office received a call alerting them to a possible crash at an intersection along the Palm Coast Parkway in Palm Coast. According to the caller, they and another witness had observed a brown Volkswagen Jetta driving erratically, and when the car passed through the intersection of Palm Coast Parkway and Cypress Point Parkway it had collided with another vehicle. Read the rest »
A woman in Ocala is currently facing DUI charges after deputies arrested her while she made her way to retrieve her children from a local school. The official report from deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office indicates that they were alerted by a witness to the woman’s driving. This witness told the deputies that a tan Acura was driving in an erratic pattern down the road, weaving in and out of lanes, and at one point leaving its lane entirely and traveling down the incorrect side of the highway for a sustained period of time. Read the rest »
A troubled man living in Palm Bay was arrested on DUI charges this past Thursday after reports came in to the Palm Bay Police Department about an individual who had crashed their motor scooter while trying to catch their dog that had previously jumped out of a paper sack. Read the rest »
Police in Marion County have arrested a man believed to be driving while intoxicated when he struck and killed a bicyclist in the early morning hours of Thursday, March 8th. A spokesperson for the Ocala Police Department told reporters that the 41-year-old Ocala resident was behind the wheel of a Ford F-150 when he turned down the eastern lanes of Northeast 24th Street at close to 2:00 in the morning. At the same time, a 33-year-old on a bicycle was driving down the western lane of Northeast 24th Street. Read the rest »