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Suspect arrested for 10 counts of child pornography

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:54 pm

A Kissimmee man was arrested on child pornography charges on Tuesday after an investigation was conducted by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Chauncey Guy Sharrow, 46, of 1158 Stroupe Road, Kissimmee, and charged him with 10 counts of promoting photo/movie sexual performance of a child. The investigation began in late August, when detectives identified a computer with an IP address that was linked to child pornography.

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  • Detectives seek possible witness in Oct. 30 Poinciana homicide

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who may possibly have information about a Poinciana homicide that occurred Oct. 30. Deputies responded to 390 Colonade Court that day, and discovered a fire inside the home. After the fire was extinguished, the body of Yury Francisco Campos-Diaz, 27, was discovered inside. The cause of death remains under investigation. In the residence, detectives located more

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  • Loss prevention officer arrested after taking photo of girl in bathroom

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    Antonio Aletriz-Torres

    A store loss prevention officer was arrested on Tuesday after authorities said he took a photo of a 13-year-old girl while she was using the business restroom. Kissimmee police arrested Antonio Aletriz-Torres, 28, and charged him with video voyeurism. According to police reports, Kissimmee police officers responded to Ross Dress for Less at 3819 W. Vine St. in Kissimmee on Monday in reference to a suspicious incident.  Officers spoke with

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  • FDLE: Osceola crime reports down 8.2 percent

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:49 am

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer Following the trend from around the rest of the state, the number of crimes reported in Osceola County from January to June of 2014 fell by more than 8 percent. In Osceola, the total crime index, or number of cases officially reported to law enforcement, fell from 5,115 in January-June 2013 to 4,696 this year, an 8.2 percent decrease. Reports from the Kissimmee (a 4.6

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  • St. Cloud neighbors arrested in unrelated child pornography cases

    Posted on November 14, 2014 at 10:57 am


    Two St. Cloud residents who were neighbors, but did not know each other, were arrested and charged with possession of child pornography on Thursday. Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives, with the assistance of the Kissimmee Police Department, served search warrants at two St. Cloud homes. Arrested were Jerry Wayne Abbott, 50, of 1400 Montana Ave. and Brian Albert Smith, 47, of 1407 Montana Avenue. The two suspects were arrested in unrelated

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  • “Cursed” drove woman to stabbing, police say

    Posted on November 13, 2014 at 2:35 pm


    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer A Kissimmee woman saw no other choice than to kill a man she had a relationship with in order to break the “curse” he had placed on her, police reports stated. Amanda Lopez, 26, was arrested Monday around 10:30 a.m. at the Greyhound Bus Station on John Young Parkway in Orlando as she reportedly tried to flee to New York after she stabbed Larry Fryar,

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  • St. Cloud pair arrested in sexual battery case

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    A pair of St. Cloud residents were arrested Monday as Sheriff’s detectives say one sexually battered a minor female victim, while the other knew but did not report it. Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested and charged Larry Ronald Vliet, 47, with three counts of lewd or lascivious molestation victim under 12, two counts of domestic capital sexual battery victim under 12, one count of sexual battery victim physically restrained

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