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Kissimmee man arrested for soliciting children by computer

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 3:46 pm

Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Kissimmee man Thursday for using a computer to inappropriately solicit children. Jarrod Williams, 21, of 1125 Mairi Court, Kissimmee, was charged with four counts of use of a computer to seduce/solicit or lure a child, three counts of transmission of harmful materials to a minor by an electronic device and five counts of sexual performance by a child. The investigation began on April 22,

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  • Arrests made in weekend homicide

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 2:27 pm

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    Thanks to hours of surveillance video, Kissimmee police detectives have made two arrests in a homicide that occurred last weekend a few blocks north of downtown Kissimmee. Jason Simmons, 31, and Jonathony Santiago, 23, were arrested late Tuesday and charged with premeditated murder and conspiracy to commit murder in connection is with the shooting and killing of 61-year-old Guillermo Olivencia. They were transported to the Osceola County Jail where they

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  • Kissimmee mother arrested for drunk driving, child neglect

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 2:09 pm

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    Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Kissimmee woman they alleged came to her children’s school drunk to pick them up. Carhlie Thompson, 32, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and four counts of child neglect. On Monday at approximately 4:39 p.m., deputies responded to Highland’s Elementary School and spoke with a school employee who reported that a parent picking up her children appeared intoxicated while waiting in

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  • Arrests made in weekend homicide

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    Thanks to hours of surveillance video, Kissimmee police detectives have made two arrests in a homicide that occurred last weekend a few blocks north of downtown Kissimmee. Jason Simmons, 31, and Jonathony Santiago, 23, were arrested late Tuesday and charged with premeditated murder and conspiracy to commit murder in connection is with the shooting and killing of 61-year-old Guillermo Olivencia. They were transported to the Osceola County Jail where they

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  • Two suspects arrested for armed robbery

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 10:55 am

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    Two Kissimmee men were arrested on Friday after allegedly robbing a victim at a local convenience store. Yancarlo Santos-Hernandez, 26, of 1050 S. Hoagland Blvd., and Robert Bonilla, 26, of 4741 W. U.S. Highway 192, were charged with armed robbery and grand theft. According to Sheriff’s Office reports, at approximately 2:12 a.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 7-Eleven at 5880 W. U.S. Highway 192. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with

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  • Kissimmee police save life of domestic violence victim

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 4:26 pm

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    By Charlie Reed Staff Writer When Kissimmee police officers showed up to a Mill Run house Tuesday, they encountered one female victim running out the front door. She had just escaped the violent encounter still playing out inside between her stepfather and her mother, who had just gotten off the phone with 911. “My husband had a knife. He wants to kill me,” the frantic mother told dispatchers during a

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  • Sheriff’s Office warns residents about fraudulent warrant scam

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 2:22 pm

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     The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a warrant scam where the suspect tells victims he works for the law enforcement agency and threatens to arrest them. Recently, an individual who identified himself as a deputy with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has contacted two residents. According to Sheriff’s Office reports, he tells the person he will issue a warrant for the victim’s arrest and they can avoid

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