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Osceola County Sheriff deputies investigate a incident at Royal Palm Drive and Flower Lane in BVL Tuesday.

BVL manhunt ends when suspect surrenders at jail

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 2:32 pm

By Ken Jackson Staff Writer An altercation in Buenaventura Lakes Tuesday that began at rush hour with Osceola County Sheriff’s Office deputies rushing to the scene with K-9 units to investigate on the ground and its helicopter to search for a suspect from above ended when he turned himself in at the jail. Tracy Antwuan Williams Jr., 25, was arrested and charged with battery and felony charges of aggravated assault

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  • Quiñones squares off against KUA over transfer fee

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer Members of the Kissimmee Utility Authority Board of Directors last week denied an Osceola County commissioner’s request to eliminate a fee customers pay as part of their utility bill. Commissioner John Quiñones spoke on behalf of residents who he said pay a transfer fee on their bill that, by contract, goes to the city of Kissimmee. But all KUA customers pay the fee, while 55

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  • KUA to host Movie in the Park series

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the city of Kissimmee, will launch a new family-friendly Movie in the Park series, beginning in October and continuing through March 2015. Scheduled for the first Friday of each month, the series will be held on the civic lawn of Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park, beginning with activities at 6 p.m. followed by the movie at 7 p.m. Attendees will enjoy free admission, free popcorn, themed

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  • More than 500 customers sign up for round-up program

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    Due to an outpouring of community support, more than 500 customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority have signed up for the utility’s Kissimmee Round-Up program. Launched in December, the program gathers voluntary contributions from participating customers by “rounding up” their monthly bills to the next dollar. For example, a customer’s bill of $110.73 would be automatically rounded up to $111, with the additional 27 cents going to the utility’s Good Neighbor

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  • Armed robbery suspect arrested

    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Figueroa Reyes

    A local TV news report helped lead Kissimmee police to a man suspected of robbing a convenience store over the weekend. A tipster called Kissimmee police and identified Raul Figueroa-Reyes, 54, of Kissimmee, as the person captured on video brandishing a gun and robbing a Circle K on S. John Young Parkway about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Police released a still photograph taken from the store’s security footage to the media.

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  • Kissimmee police looking for armed robbery suspect

    Posted on September 14, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    Kissimmee police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a convenience store early Sunday morning. At about 12:30 a.m., a Hispanic male robbed the Circle K located at 10 S. John Young Parkway in Kissimmee.  The suspect walked into the store, brandished a sliver handgun at the clerk, then left on foot.  No one inside the store was injured.  Officers conducted a K-9and helicopter

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  • Police slap sexual battery suspect with 24 new charges

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 3:11 pm


    A Kissimmee man who was arrested for the sexual battery of a 12-year-old boy Tuesday was slapped with 24 additional charges on Friday. Jorge L. Ramos, 49, was first jailed after a 12-year-old boy said the suspect touched him inappropriately while in his apartment. The additional charges are a result of the investigation into the victim’s allegations. At approximately 9 p.m. on Tuesday, officers met with the 12-year-old victim’s mother

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