article Courtesy: Volusia County Sheriff’s Office DELAND, Fla. – A Florida Dollar General employee has been arrested for allegedly pouring bleach into his co-worker’s drink after an argument. Jerome Ellis, a DeLand Dollar General employee was arrested on charges of poisoning food or water and tampering with evidence after video surveillance showed Ellis pouring bleach into his co-worker’s can of Pepsi on Monday, an arrest affidavit states. Ellis and the victim reportedly got into an argument the day before, and the victim told police he believed Ellis was holding a grudge against him, deputies said. The man told deputies he […]
Florida deputy crashes into tree head-on during high-speed chase Four Orlando men were arrested after a high-speed chase resulting in a trooper crashing head-on into a tree ORLANDO, Fla. – New video released by the Florida Highway Patrol shows a high-speed chase that ended with four people arrested, and a FHP trooper losing control of their vehicle and crashing into a tree. The trooper was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and has since been released, Police said the four suspects were possibly street racing, which has become a major issue in Central Florida over the years. The dashcam […]
Florida canal rescue: 3 saved from overturned trapped car in Florida canal An Amazon worker, fire rescue, and deputies saved three people who were trapped in an overturned car in a Florida canal An Amazon worker, fire rescue officials, and deputies worked together to save three people who were trapped in an overturned car in a Florida canal on Oct. 8. Bodycam footage, released by the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office, shows an officer arriving at a hectic scene involving an overturned car. An Amazon worker was trying to help rescue the people trapped in the car prior to being […]
Florida man fleeing from deputies, attempts to steal school bus A man running from deputies attempted to flee on a school bus but was stopped by the bus attendee OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida man who was running from police was arrested for reportedly trying to flee on an Osceola County school bus that was stopped at a Florida RaceTrac gas station. The school bus, which did not have any children inside, was pulled over at a RaceTrac gas station. The driver left to use the bathroom while the school bus attendant began to sweep the bus. As the […]
Bodycam footage shows arrest of Georgia fugitive in Central Florida A Georgia fugitive was arrested by police after a 6-hour-long search in Florida FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – A fugitive who was wanted out of Georgia was tracked down in Flagler County and now faces more felony charges after stealing from a Florida campground, deputies said. Deputies arrested 21-year-old Jerrod D. Oats of Jacksonville, along with a female companion, on Monday at 10 p.m. after a lengthy six-hour search. Around 3 p.m. Monday, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office notified the Flagler deputies of a stolen Chevrolet truck with a Georgia plate […]
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