Cops Corner 11.06.14

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OCT. 21


600 block of Largovista Drive. Harassment. At 3:14 p.m., an officer responded to a call regarding harassing phone calls. The complainant said he had received interest from another man via a personal dating ad on The other man had called the complainant and agreed to meet at the complainant’s residence. The other man told the complainant later that his wife had found out about the rendezvous, after which the wife said the complainant should stop contacting her husband. She had placed a tracker on his phone. She then threatened to contact the complainant’s wife and in-laws about the dating ad, unless the complainant gave her money for her move to New Jersey. When the complainant refused to pay, she threatened to pay him a visit.

OCT. 23


Intersection of West Oakland Avenue and Machete Trail. Driving Without a License. An officer stopped a vehicle traveling at 57 mph in a 35-mph zone at 11:58 a.m. The driver had no record of ever having a U.S. driver’s license and was transported to Orange County Jail.


OCT. 17


3200 block of Old Winter Garden Road. Drug Possession. After a complainant notified police at 11:41 p.m. of a hit-and-run involving the complainant’s vehicle and a pickup, a search of the pickup truck’s driver revealed a half-gram of cocaine in the driver’s pocket. The suspect, a foreigner, was held on a charge of cocaine possession and received citations for hit-and-run, driving without a valid license, leaving a crash scene and failing to maintain a lane.

OCT. 21


2100 block of East Silver Star Road. Drug possession. At 2:53 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle with a broken headlight. Neither the driver nor the passenger produced valid Florida identification, but the driver said she had rented the vehicle in her name. After the driver refused consent to search the vehicle, a K-9 officer arrived as backup and dispatchers found a Seminole County warrant on the passenger for failure to appear. The K-9 detected narcotics, later found in the forms of .25 grams of cocaine and a cannabis pipe. The driver said the cocaine was a tip from the night club at which she worked. Police arrested and transported the driver and passenger to Orange County Jail.

OCT. 24


1900 block of Rushden Drive. Burglary. An officer responded to a burglary report at 1 p.m. A home’s rear sliding-glass door was shattered. Among stolen items were an iPad, two MacBook Pro laptops, four diamond necklaces, a gold necklace, two diamond charms, a PlayStation console, checkbooks and a revolver. Estimated value of the stolen items is $6,500. Officers believe they have identified a suspect’s vehicle and are proceeding with an investigation.


Ocoee Fire

The Ocoee Fire Department (stations 25, 26, 38 and 39) reported 105 calls for assistance from Oct. 23 to 29:

Fire: 4

EMS: 54

Vehicle accidents: 14

Hazardous materials/conditions: 1

Public service: 21

False alarms: 10

Ocoee Police

The Ocoee Police Department reported 905 calls for service from Oct. 23 to 29:

Arrests (adult): 19

Arrests (juvenile): 1

Assault and battery: 4

Burglary (residential and business): 5

Burglary (vehicle): 2

Child abuse: 4

Criminal mischief: 3

Drug violations: 4

DUI: 2

Thefts: 16

Vehicle accidents: 23

Vehicle thefts: 2

Missing/runaway juvenile: 1

Windermere Police

The Windermere Police Department reported 441 calls for service from Oct. 27 to Nov. 2.

Winter Garden Fire

The Winter Garden Fire Rescue Department (stations 22, 23 and 24) reported 85 calls for assistance from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1:

Fires: 3

Emergency medical calls: 58

Vehicle accidents: 11

Automatic fire alarms: 5

Public assistance: 2

Hazardous conditions: 2

Calls for service: 4

Winter Garden Police

The Winter Garden Police Department reported 533 calls for service from Oct. 23-29:

Arrests (adult): 21

Assault/battery: 10

Burglary (residential and business): 2

Burglary (vehicle): 2

Criminal mischief: 5

Drug violations: 4

DUI: 3

Thefts: 5

Vehicle accidents: 20