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Cops Corner 12.04.14

by: Zak Kerr Staff Writer/Reporter


NOV. 28


5100 block of Glasgow Avenue. Animal Control. Deputies of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding a dog bite around 10 a.m. So far, the investigation has revealed that a teenage girl was walking a dog when another dog appeared and attacked her dog. As she and the owner of the attacking dog tried to separate the fighting animals, each suffered dog bites to its arms and hands. Both were seeking medical treatment for their injuries, and no injuries appeared serious. Orange County Animal Services responded and took custody of the aggressor dog and took over the investigation.


NOV. 28


15000 block of West Colonial Drive. Driving With Suspended License. Around 10:55 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle with a broken taillight. The driver told the officer he had lost his license but did not know where or how. The officer checked the status of the driver’s license and learned that it was suspended. The officer asked the driver whether he had problems with his license. The driver said another officer had taken his license during a traffic stop at a prior date. The officer arrested the driver on charges of driving while license suspended with knowledge. The passenger did not have a valid license, either, so he called his wife to pick him up from where the vehicle was parked.

NOV. 30


17000 block of State Road 438. Burglary. An officer received a dispatch around 7:37 a.m. to a bicycle shop regarding a burglary. The complainant, an employee of the shop, said he had arrived around 7:30 to open the shop. He unlocked the back door and saw glass all around the floor, as well as a bag of change on the ground. Both registers were empty, and at least two deposit bags stored under the register in an unlocked cabinet were missing. Another employee had closed the shop around 5:30 p.m. the previous day. In that timeframe, unknown suspects smashed a center window on the north side of the business after gaining roof access. The suspects stole around $2,720 dollars.


NOV. 29


200 block of Security Circle. Driving Under the Influence. Around 10:19 p.m., an officer responded to a scene at which a male suspect’s car had caused about $1,000 of damage to a fence and fallen into a ditch. The suspect tried to exit the vehicle but could hardly stand. The officer smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the suspect’s breath while helping him to stand. The suspect said he was drunk and sorry. He could not stand without falling over, so the officer decided to skip field sobriety tests for his safety. The officer checked for the suspect’s license history, but the suspect never had a license. A Breathalyzer test determined his blood-alcohol-content level was .242. The officer took the suspect to Orange County Jail on charges of driving under the influence with property damage.


Ocoee Fire

The Ocoee Fire Department (stations 25, 26, 38 and 39) reported 112 calls for assistance from Nov. 20-26:

Fires: 2

EMS: 60

Vehicle accidents: 13

Hazardous materials/conditions: 1

Public service: 28

False alarms: 7

Ocoee Police

The Ocoee Police Department reported 757 calls for service from Nov. 20-26:

Arrests (adult): 14

Arrests (juvenile): 2

Assault and battery: 3

Burglary (residential and business): 7

Burglary (vehicle): 6

Child abuse: 0

Criminal mischief: 9

Drug violations: 7

DUI: 1

Homicide: 0

Robbery: 2

Sexual battery: 0

Thefts: 9

Vehicle accidents: 17

Vehicle thefts: 0

Missing/endangered adult: 0

Missing/runaway juvenile: 0

Windermere Police

The Windermere Police Department reported 91 calls for assistance from Nov. 17-23.

Winter Garden Fire

The Winter Garden Fire Department (stations 22, 23 and 24) reported 84 calls for assistance from Nov. 16-22:

Fires: 0

EMS: 60

Vehicle accidents: 3

Automatic fire alarms: 10

Public assistance: 4

Hazardous conditions: 2

Calls for service: 10

Winter Garden Police

The Winter Garden Police Department reported 495 calls for service from Nov. 13-19:

Arrests (adult): 31

Arrests (juvenile): 2

Assault/battery: 7

Burglary (residential and business): 1

Burglary (vehicle): 5

Child abuse: 2

Criminal mischief: 4

Drug violations: 8

DUI: 5

Robbery: 2

Sexual assault/battery: 0

Thefts: 12

Vehicle accidents: 20

Vehicle thefts: 1

Missing/runaway adult: 0

Missing/runaway juvenile: 0

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