Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Authorities searching for missing Disney worker, FDLE says

Authorities are investigating the disappearance of a 35-year-old Polk County man, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.Brian …

Crime

FDOC Officer Faces Child Pornography Charges, Police Say

Aug 15, 2018<p>An officer with the Florida Department of Corrections is facing child pornography charges.<p>Acting on a tip, agents with the Florida …

Crime

Florida House candidate apologizes for lying about completing degree

<b>SARASOTA, Fla —</b> A candidate running for Florida House District 73 apologized Monday for claiming that she'd finished her college degree, after the …

Florida

Florida construction worker, 38, sexually preyed on 11-year-old girl at home he was remodeling: report

A 38-year-old construction worker who was remodeling a Florida home exchanged phone numbers with an 11-year-old girl he saw there and sent her nude …

Crime

Clearwater Police Bid Farewell To Former Police Chief

Members of the Clearwater Police Department said their goodbyes to former Police Chief Willis D. Booth during funeral services Saturday.<p>CLEARWATER, …

Florida

Miami-Dade Officer Shoots Man Holding Taser Gun

Aug 10, 2018<p>Miami-Dade Police Department officers released body camera video showing what led up to a man's decision to grab a police officer's Taser …

Florida

FDLE To Investigate Police-Involved Shooting

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating a police-involved shooting from …

Miami

Former Keys restaurant owner gets prison for child porn

A former Marathon resident and one-time owner of a popular Middle Keys restaurant and bar was sentenced to four years in prison last week on 10 …

News (U.S.)

Police: Florida man fatally shot after threatening mother

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida man was fatally shot by at least one police officer after threatening his mother with a …

Florida

Delray cops shooting

A Delray Beach man is dead after threatening his mother with a gun and then screaming at responding officers Saturday morning<p>Delray police, who shot …

News (U.S.)

Police: 3 found dead inside burning Florida home were slain

Investigators say three people found dead inside a burning Florida home were slain.<p>The Tallahassee Democrat reports that Quincy police said Monday …

Florida

Ocoee man arrested on child pornography charges

Ocoee resident Sean Ralston Feanny was arrested Tuesday by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on 10 counts of possession of child pornography, …

Crime

Florida jail inmate dies at hospital

Authorities say an inmate at a Florida jail died shortly after being taken to a nearby hospital.<p>The Ocala Star-Banner reports that 34-year-old Mary …

Florida

Tampa Men Accused in Check Fraud Scheme

16 hours ago<p><b>TAMPA (970 WFLA)</b> -- Three men are accused of opening bank accounts just to cash bad checks.<p>The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says …

Florida

Florida conman, 48, is accused of 'stealing 22 people's identities including MLB and NBA stars as well as Backstreet Boys' Howie Dorough'

A Florida conman has been accused of stealing the identities of several high-profile people including MLB, NBA and NFL stars as well as Backstreet …

Florida

State senator who resigned won’t face corruption charges. Case closed.

Former state Sen. Jack Latvala, who resigned last year because of a sexual harassment scandal, won’t face criminal charges for corruption, according …

Corruption

Jack Latvala cleared of criminal charges by state prosecutor

TALLAHASSEE — Former state Sen. Jack Latvala of Clearwater, whose four-decade career in politics collapsed in November in a sexual harassment …

Sexual Harassment

Former Sen. Latvala won't be charged in sexual misconduct probe

Former Sen. Jack Latvala will not face charges after an FDLE investigation for sexual misconduct allegations.<p>The announcement was made by State …

Florida

Jack Latvala avoids charges over sex-for-votes allegations

TALLAHASSEE — Former state Sen. Jack Latvala won’t be charged over allegations he traded his votes for sexual favors.Tallahassee State Attorney Jack …

Sexual Harassment

Florida man stole IDs of a Miami Dolphin, a tennis pro and a Backstreet Boy, cops say

What do pro athletes and coaches like former Miami Dolphins Jason Taylor, Zach Thomas and Joe Philbin, Olympics tennis champ Jennifer Capriati have …

Florida

FDLE: Man stole identities of athletes Johnny Damon, Jason Taylor and Scott Skiles

A 48-year-old man was arrested Sunday on charges that he stole the identities of famous athletes such as retired baseball player Johnny Damon, …

Home Depot

Cop, A Wayne Resident And Firefighter, Shot In Florida: Police

Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller of the Fort Meyers Police Department was shot responding to a call at a gas station, Florida police said.<p>WAYNE, NJ …

Florida

Police shoot, kill Florida man after he kills dog

LADY LAKE, Fla. — Authorities in Florida say deputies shot and killed a man who punched and then shot dogs following a domestic dispute with his wife.<p>…

Crime

Florida man killed by deputies after he kills dog

LADY LAKE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say deputies shot and killed a man who punched and then shot dogs following a domestic dispute with his …

Florida

Deputies shoot armed man in Florida who punched dog in head multiple times

Deputies shot an armed man Friday evening in The Villages near Lady Lake, Florida, the Sumter County Sheriff's Office said.<p>Deputies were called …

Florida

Missing children from West Palm Beach located

- The children at the center of a Florida Missing Child Alert have been found, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.<p>FLDE issued the …

West Palm Beach

Florida probation officer accused of sexual misconduct with woman he supervised

A probation officer in Florida was arrested on a charge that he had sexual relations with a woman under his supervision, WFLA reported.<p>Jeffrey Thomas …

Florida

Lake County SWAT team shoots, kills man holding hostages in Eustis home

Lake County deputies shot to death an armed man who was holding two people hostage in a Eustis home Thursday morning.<p>Nobody else was hurt in the …

Florida

Missing Child Alert Canceled In Miami-Dade

Police canceled a missing child alert for 15-year-old Jasmine Zamora.<p>HOMESTEAD, FL — Police have canceled a missing child alert for a 15-year-old …

Florida

DeLand city commissioner arrested on drug charges, FDLE says

DeLand City Commissioner Jeffrey Hunter was arrested Wednesday on drug charges, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.Hunter, 59, …

Florida Department of Law Enforcement