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Orange: Rice and Beans Burglary
Date: January 27, 2014
Location: 504 Alafaya Trail
Investigators are seeking information on a burglary to the Rice and Beans restaurant located at 504 N. Alafaya Trl. on January 27th.
Photo above: Burglary suspect
Photo below: Person of interest
Osceola: Minor Solicited, Sex Act
Date: January 30, 2014
Location: Carrott Street
On January 30 deputies responded to the area of North Central Avenue in Kissimmee. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the victim who indicated she was walking to school at approximately 7:15 a.m. near the intersection of Carroll Street when she was approached by a Hispanic male driving a 4-door new model white vehicle. He asked her if she wanted a ride and when she declined, he made lewd remarks and then asked her if she wanted to perform a sex act. She immediately left the area and told her parents who notified law enforcement. The victim told deputies the vehicle left the area traveling northbound on North Central Avenue to Carroll Street.
The male is described as a heavy set, light skinned, Hispanic male in his late 20's or early 30's with short brown hair, a mustache with a short bear and a chubby face. He was wearing an unknown color baseball cap. The vehicle is described as a white car, unknown make or model. The windows had light tint.
Since August 20, 2013, the Sheriff’s Office has taken six reports of Lewd & Lascivious behavior, with five of them possibly being related. The suspect description and incidences are similar in the five cases, however, the vehicle has been different in some of the reports. The suspect has been described as a heavy set white or light skinned Hispanic male, dark brown hair, and brown eyes. Multiple vehicles have been reported (to include two vehicles being driven by the same suspect): White four door (possibly Honda, Toyota, or a Nissan) and a black vehicle (unknown make and model).
REWARD UP TO $15,000
Orange, Polk, Seminole: Serial Armed Bank Robberies
Date: November 23, 2013
Multiple Central Florida Law Enforcement agencies are currently investigating armed commercial robberies at hotels and restaurants located in Orange, Polk and Seminole counties. The suspects range from two to three black males who wear all black or dark clothing and masks, and are armed with handguns. Suspects enter the business, jump the counter and demand money. A possible suspect vehicle is described as a black Chevrolet Impala or other popular rental vehicle models.
Detectives Seek Public's Help Identifying Robbery Suspects
Date: November-December 2013
Suspect #1: On Friday, November 29, 2013, at approximately 1:04pm, a male entered the Fifth Third Bank on South Maguire in Ocoee. Witnesses observed the male display a small hand gun under his shirt while he demanded money from one of the bank tellers before fleeing on foot.
Fifth Third Bank, 2900 Maguire Road, Ocoee, FL 34761
Suspect #2: Robbery occured at 2475 W. Sand Lake Rd at 4:50 p.m. The suspect entered the bank, passed a note implying he was armed, demanded money and fled on foot.
The suspect is believed to be a Hispanic male in his 20s-30s about 5’06”-5’08” and 170-180 lbs. He had a black Adidas baseball cap, a Bluetooth, thin wire framed oval glasses, thin goatee, light colored pattern button down shirt, long sleeved black shirt underneath, brown cargo pants with white/black shoes.
Suspect #3: On November 27 at approximately 8:13 p.m., Osceola County Sheriff's deputies responded to Aldi's Supermarket located at 1040 Buenaventura Boulevard in Kissimmee.
Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the store manager who indicated an unknown male was complaining about a food purchase from earlier in the day. They walked over to the frozen food aisle and the suspect handed the manager a note which indicated he had accomplices in the store and demanded money from the safe. The suspect showed the manager a handgun that was concealed in his jacket. The manager complied with the demands and the suspect walked out of the store with an undisclosed amount of money. He may possibly have left the area in a white mini-van.
The suspect is described as a light skinned ,Hispanic male in his mid-30's. He was approximately 5'5” with a wide nose, thin beard line and thin goatee. He was wearing a heavy camouflage jacket, knaki pants, black tennis shoes and a black hat with a red design on the front.
Apopka: Stolen Motorcycles
Date: November 23, 2013
On 11/23/2013, two black males burglarized a business in the City of Apopka. The males were observed in a white dodge pick-up truck bearing DEM company logo decals of the side and back. The truck has the business name DEM on the doors and tailgate and has been reported stole. The suspects entered the store and stole two motorcycles.The stolen motorcycles are a green Apollo 70cc mini-dirt bike with training wheels. The second motorcycle is a black and red OCC custom chopper a called a "Black Widow" with a webbing design.
Orange: Credit Card Fraud
Date: November 2013
Location: Orlando and Orange County
The pictured subject may have information regarding the fraudulent use of credit cards in Orlando and Orange County.
Sumter: Decomposed Woman Found
Date: April 22, 2013
Location: SR 44 & I-75
On April 22, 2013, at approximately 10:15am, the decomposing remains of a white female were discovered in a wooded area, near SR 44 and Interstate-75, by two young adults. An autopsy would reveal the female was the victim of a homicide. It is believed the victim had been killed approximately 2 to 4 weeks prior to her discovery. A further forensic anthropology examination of the female, by Dr. Erin Kimmerle of the University of South Florida, provided the following description of the victim:
Description: White female, 50 to 70 years of age, approximately 5’4” to 5’9”, with a large and “robust” physique. She had no upper or bottom teeth, but could have worn dentures. The decedent wore prescription glasses that were either red or pink in color. The exact prescription is known and available. The victim’s hair was long, slightly curly and was light brown or auburn in color with some grey hairs present. At the time of her death the victim’s hair was tied back in a red hair cloth. The victim’s clothing and tattoo are depicted here.
The victim had a number of prior, healed injuries in the form of previous fractures and soft tissue injuries to five left ribs, the right elbow, the mid-spine, the left thigh and lower left leg, and left fifth toe. In addition, she had osteoarthritis throughout the vertebrae and major joints along with a congenital anomaly to the lower spine in the form of fusion of the lower two lumber vertebrae to the sacrum. Toxicology tests would show the victim was taking “METOPROLOL”, which is a commonly prescribed drug to control blood pressure.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery which occurred at 4033 W. Oak Ridge Road on 09/18/2013 at 6:40 PM. The suspect is pictured at left.
Suspect is a black male in his early 20s, with short hair, and was wearing a camouflage print FSU hat and distinctive red shoes with bright yellow laces.
Orlando: Murder Near Citrus Bowl
Date: August 31, 2013
Location: Tampa Avenue & Carter Street
On 8/31/13, at 4:18AM, officers were flagged down at the intersection of Tampa Avenue and Carter Street regarding a man down. Officers located the victim, Elroy J. Bryant (B/M - 32 years old) (photo below), laying deceased in a nearby field suffering obvious homicidal trauma. Homicide detectives are requesting assistance from the media and the public in helping to solve this murder.
The suspect in the robbery was a black male, early to mid 20's, approximately 5-10 to 6-0 in height, average build, light complexion, no obvious tattoos or gold teeth. He was last seen wearing a red baseball hat, red polo shirt, black shorts, and riding a mountain bike.
Victim: Elroy Bryant
Polk: Bank Robberies
Date: August 28, 2013
Locations: Davenport, Auburndale
At approximately 1:50 pm, on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, a light completed black male, approximately 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 200-210 pounds entered the Mid Florida Credit Union located at 300 Amersweet Way, Davenport, and passed the teller a note demanding cash implying he had a gun.
The suspect was described as having on a dread-locks style wig, sun glasses, a mustache and goatee which appeared to be a disguise and was wearing khaki pants, a white and blue plaid button up shirt, and tan shoes.
After taking the money, the suspect fled the bank on foot, to a waiting vehicle behind the building. The vehicle appears to be a dark colored SUV.
The same suspect is wanted for a Bank Robbery which occurred an hour earlier in Auburndale at the Bank of America located at 300 Havendale Boulevard. In this case, the suspect entered the Bank of America at 12:41 pm, wearing the same disguise as describe above and also presented a note to the teller demanding money.
Orlando: Circle K Armed Robbery
Date: August 27, 2013
Location: 2704 S. Ferncreek Ave
Please see the attached report and video of a robbery tat occurred at the Circle K, 2704 S. Ferncreek Ave on 8/27/13.
The suspect, described as 5'9", bald head, was wearing a black t-shirt and tan cargo shorts, enters the store and places items on the counter. He goes behind the counter and approaches the clerk. The clerk told him he could not be back there, the suspect told the clerk that she better do what he says or he would hurt her. He then grabbed cartons of cigarettes and walked out of the store.
Osceola: Indecent Exposure
Date: August 20, 2013
Location: N. Central Ave, Liberty Drive Area
In the last few days, deputies have taken three reports of a Hispanic male exposing himself to teenage girls and possibly attempting to lure them into his vehicle. The first incident occurred on August 20 at approximately 7:20 a.m. in the area of North Central Avenue and West Jackson Street. A man was inappropriately touching himself and asked a 15-year old girl if she wanted a ride.
The second incident occurred on August 29 at approximately 7:15 a.m. in the area of North Central Avenue and Donegan Avenue. A man was inappropriately touching himself and asked a 16-year old girl if she wanted a ride.
The third incident occurred on August 30 at approximately 8:30 a.m. in the area of Liberty Drive and Carroll Street.
The suspect is described as a light to medium skinned Hispanic male in his late 20's to late 30's. He has short black hair, brown eyes and a medium build. He may possibly have a goatee. The vehicle may be a black or dark green, 4-door sedan, possibly a Honda or a white 4-door sedan.
Orlando: Credit Card Theft, Fraud
Date: August 11, 2013
Location: 3200 Parkway Center Ct.
The vehicle burglary occurred on 8/11/13 at 3200 Parkway Center Ct. On 8/12/13, the attached photos show suspects who used the victims cards at the Target in Altamonte Springs and purchased items totalling $1550.00.
Orlando: Parliament House Battery
Date: August 9, 2013
Location: 301 S. Orange Blossom Trail
On 8/9/13 at approximately 3:00 AM, the victim walked from the area of the Parliament House and then southbound on Orange Blossom Trail. The suspect approached the victim and forcibly took her behind a business near 301 S. Orange Blossom Trail. The suspect then attempted to sexually batter the victim. The victim was able to fight the suspect off long enough to escape. Suspect is unidentified at this time.
AGE: Mid-Late 30’s
Hair: Close Cut
Cocoa: 7-Eleven Robbery
Date: July 21, 2013
Location: 947 Dixon Blvd.
On Sunday July 21, 2013 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Officers responded to 947 Dixon Blvd, (7-11 Store) in reference to an armed robbery. The unidentified suspect entered the store and acted as though he was going to purchase a beverage at the counter. During the transaction, the suspect stated that “this is a robbery and give me everything in the drawer”. The suspect displayed a silver handgun from his waistband and displayed the weapon to the employees. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a black male, early 20’s, clean shaven, 5’10 to 6’2” tall, weighing between 170 to 185 lbs. At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing a black hat with orange lettering, and a blue athletic t-shirt with a black long sleeve shirt underneath. A witness observed a dark in color 4-door sedan possibly a Ford Taurus or Ford Five-Hundred leaving the area. The vehicle had dark tinted windows. Suspect is considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS.
Orlando: Women Robbed, Gunpoint
Date: July 15, 2013
Time: 10:00 and 10:35 pm
Location: 523 E. Amelia Street and 1225 Shady Lane Drive
523 E. Amelia St.
On 7/15/2013, at approximately 10:00pm, the female victim was robbed at gunpoint while exiting her vehicle in the driveway of her residence located at 523 E Amelia St. The suspects removed the victim’s purse and attempted to remove her from her vehicle. The three suspects then fled the area in a small, black, four-door, newer model vehicle (unknown manufacturer). The three suspects were all black males in their late teens to early twenties and ranged in height from 5’5” to 5’10”.
1225 Shady Lane Dr.
On 07/15/2013, at approximately 10:35pm, the female victim was robbed at gunpoint while exiting her vehicle in the driveway of her residence located at 1225 Shady Lane Dr. The suspects took the victim’s car from her and her purse and other possessions. The stolen car was later recovered. The three suspects were all black males in their late teens to early twenties and ranged in height from 5’5” to 5’10”.
It is believed that the two cases are related.
Altamonte Springs: Armed Robbery
Date: July 14, 2013
Location: 130 E. Altamonte Drive. (Christmas Tree Store)
On July 14, 2013 the Altamonte Springs Police Department responded to the Christmas Tree Store, located at 130 E Altamonte Dr, in reference to an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers were informed by employees two black males had entered the store at 9:25pm. The suspects approximately 20 minutes later made a purchase and exit the store.
At 9:49pm both suspects re-enter the store, one of which brandishing a black handgun and ordered all employees to the service desk area. Once there, they demand the manager empty the registers of all cash. The manager complied and the suspects fled the store on foot, with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Ocoee: Snatched Chain, Publix
Date: July 5, 2013
At approximately 5:21pm, a young male approached a customer at Publix Supermarkets in Ocoee, Fl. The male snatched the victim’s gold chain off of her neck. After a brief struggle the young male escaped in a waiting vehicle.
Kissimmee: Queen of Palms
Date: July 5, 2013
Location: 1700 West Vine Street
On July 5th the Kissimmee PD are investigated an attempted armed robbery at the Queen of Pawns pawn shop. At approximately 11:30 a.m. officers responded to the Queen of Pawns pawn shop located 1700 West Vine Street in Kissimmee in reference to an attempted armed robbery. The suspect attempted to rob the store when the clerk fired at the suspect. The clerk and another employee in the store sustained minor injuries during the incident. The suspect fled the scene, it is unknown if the suspect was injured.
The suspect in the attempted armed robbery pulled up in front of the Queen of Pawns in a gray ford SUV. The male exited the Ford and entered into the pawn shop wearing a green long sleeved shirt, black pants and a black shirt around his head.
Seminole: Armed Robbery
Date: July 2, 2013
Location: 8345 S. U.S. Hwy. 17-92
The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an armed robbery to the Value Pawn, located at 8345 S. U.S. Hwy. 17-92 in Fern Park.
At approximately 11:10 a.m, two men armed with a handgun entered the business and demanded employees lock the front door. The suspects filled a bag with ccash and merchandise, and attempted to flee but were unable to exit through the locked door. They fired several rounds at it without success and subsequently exited through the back door, leaving the bag behind. The store manager and a customer both sustained minor injuries during the incident.
The suspects are described as black males, average build, wearing all black, with black material over their faces. They left the scene in a 2002 gray Ford Escape bearing tag number BALR92, reported stolen out of Orange County.
Orange: Pizza Hut Robbery
Date: June 29, 2013
Location: 8128 S Orange Blossom Trail
Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded at approximately 12:23am hours on June 29, 2013 to the Pizza Hut located at 8128 S Orange Blossom Trail. The pictured suspect committed an armed Commercial Robbery.
Suspect Description: Black male, mid 20’s, approximately 6’ and weighing approximately 160 lbs
Brevard: 7 Days Gas, Robbery
Date: June 24, 2013
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery on June 24, 2013, at approximately 8:10 PM. A black male suspect entered the 7 Days Gas Station, made a purchase and as the register was opened, displayed a silver revolver and demanded money. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male, in his 20’s, approximately 5’9"-6' 0", with short black hair. The suspect was wearing a maroon in color shirt with a white logo on the left breast area, tan shorts, tan baseball cap and brown loafers or moccasins. The suspect was last seen running south on Range Road. The suspect is believed to be the same suspect who committed 2 armed robberies over the past two days in the Cocoa area.
Titusville: Merle Norman Burglary
Date: June 14, 2013
During the overnight hours of June 14th, a male entered the store by force and stole jewelry and other items, valued in excess of $10,000. There was physical evidence collected at the scene, as well as surveillance video.
Winter Park: Loren Avenue Murder
Date: June 12, 2013
Location: 1306 Loren Avenue
On June 12, 2013 at approximately 12:10 AM, Patrick Jackson (shown at left) was shot and killed during a home invasion robbery at 1306 Loren Avenue in Winter Park. Masked suspects entered the residence brandishing handguns and demanding the occupants to the ground. Patrick Jackson was shot during the robbery and later died as a result of his injuries.
Suspect #1 was described as a young, dark-skinned black male of medium build and height, wearing dark cargo shorts and a dark short-sleeved shirt.
Suspect #2 was described as a thin, light-skinned black male with dreads, approximately 6’0 in height, wearing dark long pants and a dark short-sleeved shirt.
Orange: Circle K Robbery
Date: June 9, 2013
Location: 2202 W. McCormick Road
At approximately 10:49 p.m. on June 10, 2013, the pictured suspects enter the Circle K located at 2202 W. McCormick Road. The suspects were wearing bandanas over their faces and one suspect had a black t-shirt over his head. Suspect #2 with the red bandana approached the clerk and demanded money from the register. The clerk complied and the suspects fled on foot possibly to a silver Dodge Stratus or BMW 325i.
Suspect #1- Hispanic male, 5’7”, 225-230 lbs, short or close-shaved hair, black short sleeve shirt with white long sleeve underneath, dark jeans, blue bandana covering his face
Suspect #2- White male, 5’5”, 140-150 lbs, thin, black short sleeve shirt, light blue jeans, black shirt covering his head, red bandana covering his face
Eustis: Tony's Pizza Robbery
Date: June 9, 2013
Location: 2760 E. Orange Avenue
On June 9, 2013, at approximately 8:49 pm two-armed gunman robbed Tony’s Pizza located at 2760 E Orange Avenue, Eustis at gunpoint. As the business was closing for the evening, the suspects confronted the manager. The suspects forced the manager back into the restaurant and demanded she open the safe. The suspects made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects fled on foot. The suspects were described as:
Suspect #1 - B/M 6’0-6’3 thin build, wearing black, red, and white gym shorts with a dark shirt, armed with a large semi-automatic pistol
Suspect #2 - B/M 5’9-6’0 medium build, wearing a black hoodie style jacket, dark pants, armed with a smaller semi-automatic pistol.
SOLVED DUE TO CRIMELINE TIPS
Brevard: Handicapped Victim Robbed
Date: June 4, 2013
Location: 927 Dixon Blvd
At approximately 10:20 AM, a wheelchair bound female was ordering food inside the McDonald’s restaurant located at 927 Dixon Boulevard, in Cocoa. While ordering the food, she was approached by a black male suspect who offered to assist. The suspect additionally offered the victim a deal on a gasoline powered wheelchair that he allegedly had at his house. The suspect convinced the victim to follow him in her wheelchair to a nearby abandoned house.
When the victim became suspicious she attempted to leave. The suspect then grabbed her, forcibly removed her fanny pack and fled the scene. The pack contained the victim's wallet and currency. The suspect is described as a black male, in his 20’s, approximately 5’10 tall, weighing between 160-170 lbs., with short black hair. The suspect was wearing a gray t-shirt with black drawstring shorts and black tennis shoes.
Cocoa: Sam's Club Robbery
Date: June 2, 2013
Location: 450 Townsend Road
Cocoa Police Department responded to Sam’s Club Liquor Store on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. in reference to an Armed Robbery. The store is located at 450 Townsend Road, Cocoa at SR 520 and I95. The suspect entered the liquor store, displayed a firearm, and demanded money. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money and alcohol.
The suspect is described as a black male, early 20’s, 5’6”, and 160 to 170 lbs. The suspect also had a thinly grown goatee. The suspect’s hat, according to a witness, was an Orlando Magic cap. The suspect’s royal blue t-shirt was embroidered with “I Fought the BONG and the BONG Won!”
Orlando: Walgreens Robbery
Date: May 12, 2013
Location: 6201 International Drive
The Orlando Police Department is investigating a commercial robbery that occurred on 5/12/13 at about 2:44am, at the Walgreens located at 6201 International Drive.
An unidentified suspect, described as a black male, 25-30 years old, about 5’5”-5’6”, 175-180lbs, wearing a black coat, black pants and a hoodie approached the clerk and placed two pencils on the counter as if he were going to purchase them. The suspect then placed his hand in his pocket telling the clerk he had a gun and demanded the money. The clerk complied and handed him an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction.
Orange: Armed Robbery
Date: May 4, 2013
Location: 830 W. Lancaster Road
At approximately 9:00am on May 4, 2013, the victim was walking westbound on Lancaster Road. When the victim approached 830 W. Lancaster Road, an unknown Hispanic male (see composite above) displayed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded the victim’s money.
Suspect Description: Hispanic male, light complexion, 5’10”-6’, mid 20’s, thin build, short black hair, brown eyes, black goatee, wearing a black shirt, black pants and white shoes with red stripes
Orange:Publix Wallet Snatching
Date: May 3, 2013
Location: 2300 S. Chickasaw Trail
On 5/3/13 at approximately 12:03 pm, the pictured suspect exited the Publix located at 2300 S Chickasaw Trail following the victim into the parking lot. The suspect asked the victim for a dollar and when the victim pulled his wallet out, the suspect grabbed the wallet.
Suspect Description: White male, 18-20 yoa, 5’8”, 160 lbs, brown hair, green eyes, wearing a white polo shirt with yellow/red stripes and dark pants
Orange: Shell Station Agg Battery
Date: May 2, 2013
Location: 6949 Silver Star Road
On May 02, 2013, a fight ensued at the Shell gas station, located at 6949 Silver Star Road. The fight involved the individual shown and a victim. Suspects fled the scene in a dark colored vehicle.
Melbourne: Vehicle Burglaries
Date: April 21-22, 2013
Location: Edgewood Drive & S. Fairway Drive
During the overnight hours from April 21st to April 22nd, the Melbourne Police Department investigated 10 vehicle burglaries in the Edgewood Drive and South Fairway Drive area. The investigation revealed the suspects checked for open car doors and then entered these unlocked vehicles. One of the investigations provided still images of the suspect entering into a vehicle and taking small items.
Orange: Double Homicide
Date: April 26, 2013
Location: 2736 Aein Road
Female Victim: Ann Marie Smith
Male Victim: James Smith
On April 26, 2013 the victims were found deceased in their home located at 2736 Aein Road, Orlando, Florida. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area around 6:00 A.M. on the same date.
Kissimmee: Bravo Burglary
Date: April 20, 2013
Location: 4109 West Vine Street
On April 20, 2013 at approximately 3:45 a.m., officers responded to the Bravo Supermarket located at 4109 West Vine Street in reference to a burglary. Officers discovered the glass door on the east side of the business had been smashed. The suspect was able to take an undisclosed amount of cash from the cash boxes.
Sanford: Young Veteran, Murdered
Date: April 18, 2013
Location: Placid Woods Court
At approximately 11:08 PM, Officers responded to the area of Placid Woods Court in reference to a shooting and located an adult male victim with gunshot wounds. The victim, later identified as Keran Stanislaus (pictured at left), was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition and was later pronounced dead.
Stanislaus received a Purple Heart after being wounded in Afghanistan. He was shot to death following an argument at a relative's house, according to a family member.
Orange: Auto Parts Robbery
Date: April 18, 2013
Location: 7800 E. Colonial Drive
At 8:50pm on April 18, 2013, an Armed Robbery occurred at the Advance Auto Parts located at 7800 E. Colonial Drive. Two black males entered the store armed with a handgun and a sawed off shotgun. Both suspects were wearing gloves and were masked with black bandanas. The suspects began to corral the employees and ordered them at gunpoint to the ground. Surveillance video shows the suspects approaching the store on foot and leaving on foot.
Suspect #1- Black male, 20-25 yoa, approximately 5’8”, 150 lbs, wearing black hoodie
Suspect #2- Black male, 20-25 yoa, approximately 6’, 150 lbs, wearing black hoodie
Orange: Walmart Robbery
Date: April 16, 2013
Location: 11250 East Colonial Drive
On 04/16/13 at approximately 6:00pm, the pictured white male committed a Retail Petit Theft turned Strong Arm Robbery at Walmart, located at 11250 East Colonial Drive. The male was last seen leaving the area in unknown make white van with a possible Florida tag of 700NRQ, which is registered to a boat.
Brevard: Armed Burglary
Date: April 11, 2013
Location: Crystal Lake Subdivision, Interlachen Rd
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office West Precinct General Crimes Unit is attempting to identify a suspect involved in an Armed Burglary that occurred in the Crystal Lake Subdivision off of Interlachen Road in Melbourne.
On Thursday, April 11, 2013, the suspect in the composite sketch (pictured at left), gained entry into the residence by throwing a brick through the rear sliding glass door. While in the home, the suspect was interrupted by the returning homeowner. When confronted by the resident, the suspect pointed a firearm at her, and subsequently ran from the area on foot. The suspect was last seen by witnesses running northbound on Interlachen Road. The female resident sustained no injuries during the incident.
The suspect was described as a black male with short black hair, wearing all black clothing, carrying an orange backpack. On the same date, a subject matching that description was seen on foot in two other subdivisions in the area.
Since March 20, 2013, there have been approximately 8 daytime burglaries in the Suntree / Viera area between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., where entry is primarily gained by breaking the rear sliding glass door.
Casselberry: Sex Battery, Minor
Date: April 6, 2013
Location: Stone Castle Apartments
On 04/06/13, at approximately 7:30 am, the Casselberry Police Department responded to a report of a residential burglary and sexual battery to a minor. The incident occurred in the Stone Castle Apartments.
The suspect is described as:
Light Skinned Hispanic Male
19-20 Years Of Age
5’08” to 5’09”
165 to 200 lbs. (Stocky Build)
Ring Piercing Under Lower Lip
Black T-Shirt; Blue Jean Shorts; Baseball Style Hat
Short Hair Or Shaved Head
Armed With A Handgun
Kissimmee: ATM Robbery
Date: March 29, 2013
Location: 1470 East Osceola Parkway
On March 29, 2013, at approximately 2:15 a.m., the 54-year-old victim entered the RaceTrac located at 1470 East Osceola Parkway and inquired about the location of the nearest ATM. Shortly thereafter, the male suspect entered the store and asked the victim for money. The victim told the male that she did not have any money and exited the store. The victim proceeded to the nearest ATM. After the victim withdrew cash from the ATM, the suspect exited the store and grabbed the victim’s wallet knocking her down in the process. The suspect fled in a silver vehicle east on Osceola Parkway then south on the Turnpike.
The suspect is described as a black male, wearing brown lace up boots, black cargo shorts, gray zip up hooded sweatshirt and multicolored hat.
On March 27, 2013, at approximately 10:57 pm, an armed robbery occurred at the Kangaroo gas station located at 2754 E. Orange Avenue, Eustis, FL.
Two black males entered the store; the first perpetrator was described wearing a dark grey or black hoodie sweatshirt, basketball shorts that were red in the back and black in the front, with a white stripe down the pant leg of the shorts, and red Nike sneakers. The first perpetrator was armed with a revolver and carrying a small red backpack with black straps.
The second perpetrator was wearing black jeans, a black hoodie sweatshirt, and black sneakers with white accent (possibly a Nike check) near the front of the sneaker and armed with a black semi-automatic pistol.
After committing the robbery, the two perpetrators fled the store on foot with an unknown amount of cash and Newport cigarettes.
Eatonville: Unsolved Homicide
Date: March 23, 2013
Location: Calhoun Ave & Lemon Street area
At approximately 4am, Christopher Scott Matthews was shot and left in an open field at the corner of Calhoun Ave and Lemon Street in Eatonville.
Altamonte Springs: Bank Robbery
Date: March 19, 2013
Location: Wells Fargo 351 N SR 434
On March 19, 2013 an unknown white male entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 351 N SR 434, Altamonte Springs, Florida with a hand written note demanding the teller turn over all the money she had. While a gun was not seen by the bank employee, one was implied. The teller complied with the suspect’s demands. He then fled from the bank on foot.
The suspect was described as a white male between the ages of 20 and 30 years old. He was wearing a gray t-shirt and dark colored shorts. He had light brown hair and was wearing a ball cap. Surveillance video was captured and still shots are included below.
Cocoa: Party Goer Murdered
Date: March 17, 2013
Location: 800 block N. Fiske Blvd.
On March 17, 2013 at approximately 8:30 PM, the victim, Vernon Augustus Bell (date of birth 09/08/1982) was attending a party in the area of the 800 block of N. Fiske Blvd in Cocoa, Florida. Police received calls of shots fired. Upon arrival, police located the victim who appeared to have been shot and was pronounced dead on scene. Several subjects were reportedly observed running from the scene. A short time later, police received a report that the victim’s residence was being burglarized.
Orlando: Garage Burglaries
Date: March 10, 2013
Victim had her garage burglarized, had a black Sears/Craftsman tool set valued at $200.00 stolen. Victim also had her garage burglarized on 3/10/13, victim stated that she had a red Schwinn bike with fat tires (looks like a mountain bike) stolen as well. On 3/27/13, security saw a male trying to break into garages with a bike matching the above description and took pictures of him.
Orange: Chase Bank Robbery
Date: February 27, 2013
Location: 12825 S. Orange Blossom Trail
On 02/27/2013 at approximately 1735 hours, the above pictured suspect was involved in an incident at the Chase Bank at 12825 S. Orange Blossom Trail. He is described as a white male, 25-35 years old, 5’6”-5’9”, 150-170 pounds, slim build, wearing sunglasses, a black baseball cap with a red Jordan logo, and a long sleeve black t-shirt.
Clermont: ATM Skimmer
Date: February 23, 2013
Location: 4303 S. Hwy 27
On 2/23/13 two Hispanic males placed a skimmer on the ATM at SunTrust Bank (4303 S. Hwy 27) Clermont. The suspects placed the skimmer on the ATM in the banks drive through. The suspects were driving a white older model Dodge Caravan and wore masks to conceal their identity. Law enforcement needs the public’s help in identifying the suspects or the vehicle.
Brevard: Bucks Tobaccoria Burglary
Date: February 5, 2013
Location: 2425 N. State Road 3
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a burglary to Bucks Tobaccoria, located at 2425 N. SR 3, Merritt Island.
During the early morning hours on February 18, 2013, a white male suspect wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, gloves and sunglasses forced entry into the business. The suspect is described as 5’11” to 6’1” with a slim build and short dark hair.
Orange: Credit Union Robbery
Date: February 4, 2013
Location: 1900 McCoy Rd
At approx. 10:35am on February 4, 2013 the suspect entered the McCoy Federal Credit Union at 1900 McCoy Rd Belle Isle, FL. 32809. The suspect approached the counter and revealed a handgun from a towel he was carrying and handed the teller a note. The teller gave the suspect some money and he left the bank last headed west from the bank.
Orange: Murder, Unique Ring
Date: January 28, 2013
Location: 4706 Lake Sharp Drive
On January 28, 2013 at approximately 8:06pm, Ijahka T Williams was found deceased inside of 4706 Lake Sharp Drive, Orlando, Florida, the victim of a homicide. Investigation revealed the above depicted watch and a diamond encrusted ring were missing from the victim’s person.
Seminole: Cold Case Revisited
Last seen: Navy Training Center, Orlando
A newly formed Seminole County Cold Case Working Group has begun reviewing the 1984 murder of Pamela Cahanes, a 25-year-old Navy airman apprentice who was last seen at the Navy Training Center in Orlando, and later found deceased in the front yard of a Sanford home.
Cahanes graduated from the Navy Training Center on Aug. 3, 1984 and the following day was seen shopping in Orlando. She was spotted back at the Navy Training Center with an unidentified male later that same day. That evening, she was again seen with an unidentified male at the Mariner’s Club, a lounge and bar on the Navy Training Center campus. The Navy Training Center was located at what is now Baldwin Park. Shortly after 1 a.m. on Aug. 5, Cahanes is believed to have been to a Chinese restaurant.
Cahanes was found deceased at approximately 7 a.m. on Aug. 5 in the front yard of a vacant home located at 2918 Old SR 46 (now Riverview Avenue) in Sanford. She was partially clothed and badly beaten. The cause of death was strangulation. Cahanes’ clothes were found close to her body, along with bags of shopping containing purchases from Kmart and the Fashion Square Mall. A Chinese takeout carton, and a receipt (believed to be from a Chinese restaurant), was found nearby. Autopsy results indicate Cahanes had eaten Chinese food shortly before her death. Cahanes had approximately $100 in her pocket. Investigators believe that she was not killed at the location she was found, and that she was likely transported there by a vehicle.
ENHANCED REWARD up to $10,000
Orange: China Wok Homicide
Date: September 14, 2012
Location: 2702 Silver Star Road
Shortly before 8:30pm on 9/26/12, Wednesday night, the Orange County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of an armed robbery in progress. The masked suspect entered the China Wok restaurant on 2702 Silver Star Road, armed with a handgun and demanded cash. There was an apparent language barrier as the female victim tried to comprehend his demands. She was shot by the victim, who then demanded money from the second worker, who was pistol whipped. The shooting victim died of her injuries.
There were at least three witnesses in and around the restaurant at the time of the shooting. The suspect fled on foot. He is described as a black male, 5’9”-5’10” thin to medium build, wearing a black hat, long sleeved white shirt with horizontal stripes, and wearing a black mask.
ENHANCED REWARD up to $10,000
Seminole: Timothy Street Murder
Date: August 18, 2011
Location: 3000 block of Timothy Street
At approximately 8:00 a.m., the Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a shooting in the 3000 block of Timothy St in Apopka. Upon the arrival of responding Deputies, a white male was discovered deceased inside of a residence with a single gunshot wound. The victim has been identified as Harry J. Hoover W/M 11/05/66.