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Cops Corner 10.22.15
West Orange Times & Observer Thursday, Apr. 16, 2015 4 years ago

Cops Corner 04.16.15

by: Zak Kerr Staff Writer/Reporter




16000 block of West Colonial Drive. Theft. At about 10 a.m., an officer met a complainant at a recreational vehicle dealership where unknown suspects stole two vehicles. The complainant observed an opened crate and ordered an inventory on units stored outside that morning. Two vehicles were missing from shipping crates since sometime after Saturday afternoon, worth $14,239. Business cameras did not face the area of the crates.



500 block of West Henschen Avenue. Theft. An officer met a complainant around 8:05 p.m. about a theft that had just occurred. The complainant said a neighbor had stolen her shovel and hoe from her yard after the complainant refused to give her money and asked her to leave. The neighbor became belligerent and then left with the tools. The officer met the suspect at her residence, where she was uncooperative and said she had never asked for money. The officer told both that the suspect would be trespassed from the complainant’s property if she went there again. The complainant declined to prosecute for the theft of the tools.



80 PROOF, 80 MPH

Clarke and Silver Star roads. DrunkenDriving. An officer stopped a car traveling about 80 mph around 1:02 a.m. The driver flipped off the officer out his window while they stopped at a red light. A bystander stopped in the next lane and gestured to the officer that the suspect had been drinking alcohol. When approached with a ticket for speeding 30 mph over the limit, the suspect said he had no license, but the officer learned it was suspended as of April 2011. The suspect said the date was March 14 and the time was 2:11 when it was 1:19, but he said he had not been drinking, despite reeking of alcohol and struggling to speak. He gave only the number and city of his address when asked and said he did not know his age. He refused sobriety tests and was arrested on drunken driving and driving without a license charges. The officer found an 80-proof vodka bottle in the car. He slept for the entire transport to the DUI test center, where he called the officer several varied racial slurs and threatened to slash the officer’s tires. He made many threats to the officer, including, “I will [expletive] your [expletive] sideways.” The suspect incorrectly blew into a breath tester many times, but a partial breath reading was 0.240 BAC.



10000 block of West Colonial Drive. Theft. An officer reported to a gas station around 6:25 p.m. An employee said a customer had asked for an item from the convenience store cooler. While she got the item, a male suspect took the American Red Cross donation container, according to the customer, who said the suspect has grabbed a 12-pack of beer before leaving. The employee did not see the incident but did recall seeing the suspect as the customer had described. The employee said she would try to follow up with video footage. The donation container held about $8 in change.


Ocoee Fire

The Ocoee Fire Department (stations 25, 26, 38 and 39) reported 102 calls for assistance from March 26 to April 1:

Fires: 5

EMS: 67

Vehicle accidents: 7

Hazardous materials/conditions: 2

Public service: 16

False alarms: 5

Ocoee Police

The Ocoee Police Department reported 426 calls for service from March 19 to 25:

Arrests (adult): 25

Arrests (juvenile): 0

Assault/battery: 3

Burglary (residential and business): 4

Burglary (vehicle): 4|

Child abuse: 2

Criminal mischief: 3

Drug violations: 4

DUI: 3

Homicide: 0

Robbery: 0

Sexual battery: 0

Thefts: 9

Vehicle accidents: 22

Vehicle thefts: 3

Missing/endangered adult: 1

Missing/runaway juvenile: 0

Windermere Police

The Windermere Police Department reported 98 calls for assistance from March 23 to 29.

Winter Garden Fire

The Winter Garden Fire Department (stations 22, 23 and 24) reported 92 calls for assistance from March 22 to 28:

Fires: 2

EMS: 73

Vehicle accidents: 1

Automatic fire alarms: 7

Public assistance: 1

Hazardous conditions: 1

Calls for service: 7

Winter Garden Police

The Winter Garden Police Department reported 484 calls for service from March 19 to 25:

Arrests (adult): 45

Arrests (juvenile): 3

Assault/battery: 8

Burglary (residential and business): 3

Burglary (vehicle): 6

Child abuse: 1

Criminal mischief: 3

Drug violations: 10

DUI: 4

Robbery: 0

Sexual assault/battery: 0

Thefts: 7

Vehicle accidents: 17

Vehicle thefts: 0

Missing/runaway adult: 0

Missing/runaway juvenile: 1

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