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Public’s help needed in search for Kissimmee armed robbers

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 11:30 am

Kissimmee Police Department detectives continue to search for suspects who robbed a victim Friday night near downtown.  The robbery happened at 8:30 p.m. Friday, as a male victim was walking toward the 7-Eleven store at 101 S. John Young Parkway in Kissimmee. While on South Dillingham Avenue, two unknown black males approached the man and demanded all of his money, according to Kissimmee Police Department reports, then took his money

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  • Deputies working second lewd case in Poinciana area

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:36 am

    The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is working a second incident in the Poinciana area where a suspect exposed himself to a victim. On Wednesday, Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies took a report of a suspicious incident on Monterey Road. The complainant said that approximately three weeks ago, at 10:30 p.m., she was walking her dog on Monterey Road when a man driving a green sedan pulled up next to her. The

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  • Kissimmee mother arrested for child neglect

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    Betsy Velasquez

    A Kissimmee mother was arrested and charged with child neglect after authorities found her home in deplorable conditions. On Tuesday, Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Ventura Elementary School in reference to a possible child abuse case. Deputies spoke with a schoolteacher who said she was concerned for one of her students who arrived late to school every day and had a strong odor coming from his clothing and school

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  • Deputies working second Poinciana incident where suspect exposed himself

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:21 am

    Second suspect composite

    The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is working a second incident in the Poinciana area where a suspect exposed himself to a victim. On Wednesday, Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies took a report of a suspicious incident on Monterey Road in Poinciana. The complainant said that approximately three weeks ago at 10:30 p.m., she was walking her dog on Monterey Road when a man driving a green sedan pulled up next to

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  • Sheriff’s detectives seek man who exposed himself in Poinciana

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    Composite sketch

    Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying an individual involved in allegedly exposing himself to a minor. This morning at approximately 7:46 a.m., deputies responded to the area of Monterey Road and Brighton Court in Poinciana, where deputies spoke with a 12-year old girl who said a male driving a green, older model sedan approached her. He attempted three times to get her attention, and

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  • Kissimmee detectives search for attempted sexual battery suspect

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 9:58 am

    Suspect composite sketch

    Kissimmee police detectives continue to look for an attempted sexual battery suspect in the area of the Reef Club Apartment Community in Kissimmee. The search started Monday afternoon, when officers were called in reference to an attempted sexual assault. At 3 p.m. Monday, the suspect tried to sexually batter a female victim at 1900 Island Circle in Reef Club Apartments. The victim was able to escape and fled the area.

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  • Kissimmee man arrested for stealing over 100 books of lottery tickets

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    Mark Joesph Wright

    Osceola County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a Kissimmee man for allegedly stealing over $80,000 in scratch-off lottery tickets. Mark Joseph Wright, 42, from Kissimmee, was charged with grand theft. Detectives began to investigate Wright on Aug. 19 when the former owner of a Chevron gas station on East Osceola Parkway contacted the Property Crimes East Unit about Florida Lottery calling him about possible stolen lottery tickets. Detectives worked with Florida

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