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Lake deputies said today they're looking into a string of burglaries on the north end of the county. About 60 burglaries have been reported in the past several weeks in Lady Lake, Leesburg and the Bassville Park area, according to the Lake County...
One of the Lake County's highest-ranking police officers has left the sheriff's department amid controversy over his authority. Exactly how Wayne Hunter's employment with the Lake County Sheriff's Office ended is the source of disagreement between...
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Tavares police made four arrests at a methamphetamine lab on East Kentucky Avenue today. A patrol officer suspected a meth lab was in operation at a home at 225 E. Kentucky Ave., city officials said. Police obtained a search warrant and raided the...
The Lake County Sheriff's Office arrested six people during a bust of a methamphetamine lab last night in the Dona Vista neighborhood south of Umatilla. The sheriff's narcotics unit had a tip that Rodney Worthey, a 38-year-old Umatilla man wanted on a...
A Groveland woman faces felony charges for alleged filing a false claim she was abducted and raped, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Amelia Delacruz, 38, was booked on charges of filing a false report to law enforcement and making false official...
LEESBURG — City officials have put in place new procedures intended to protect the city against the theft and mishandling of cash. Leesburg commissioners last week adopted the new rules proposed by Finance Director William Spinelli, who...
Sheila Thornton sat with her husband in the lobby of the Umatilla Police Department on April 10 while officers grilled their son, 13, in a room off the lobby behind a locked door. The Thorntons repeatedly asked to be with their son, but police blocked the...
A 25-year-old Lake County man was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison for drug and gun trafficking, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Marcus J. Durias, a convicted felon, sold ammunition, two revolvers — including one that previously...
EUSTIS – A drug task force arrested four people last night following the bust of a methamphetamine lab on Chesley Avenue. An investigation found that meth was being sold and manufactured at 205 W. Chesley Ave. and the task force executed a...
FloriDUHAhhh, Florida, the state where public service hotlines are hotter than the weather. The Lake County Sheriff's Office found out a number they had been printing on their domestic abuse and sexual assault brochure was a number for a sex chat line,...
Special to the TribuneCriminals in unincorporated parts of Lake County might need to look over their shoulders a bit more now that authorities have a new crime-solving tool. The Lake County Sheriff's Office is now on Facebook. Authorities said the idea came from private...
Residents looking for their missing bicycles, stolen cell phones, or just a good deal, could get lucky if they visit the online auction sites where a growing number of area police departments sell their unclaimed property. The goods range from stolen...
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