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James Combs’ The Hit List

James Combs’ The Hit List

A Williston man who shoplifted a pair of shoes at a Beall’s store in Sumter County bit the hand of an employee as he attempted to flee. I’d say this misguided fellow was taking a bite into crime. A man…
Clermont Police, Business Partners’ Paint Day Project Rescheduled

Clermont Police, Business Partners’ Paint Day Project Rescheduled

A house-painting initiative between police officers and residents in a Clermont community has been rescheduled. Paint Day will be conducted from 10am-5pm Friday, Jan. 19, after inclement weather forced the cancellation of this event in December. Members of the Clermont…
Mount Dora police bring comfort in the form of stuffed bears

Mount Dora police bring comfort in the form of stuffed bears

When a former police employee sent a hand-stitched stuffed bear made from an old police uniform to Mount Dora Police Chief John O’Grady, a tradition was reborn. The ex-employee said these “comfort bears” were made in the 1990s to help…
Clermont police, business partners’ Paint Day to be rescheduled

Clermont police, business partners’ Paint Day to be rescheduled

UPDATE: Inclement weather forced the cancellation of this event, which will be rescheduled soon. Dec. 7 report: A house-painting initiative in a Clermont community is indicative of the bond that has formed between police officers and residents. Members of the…
Former employee charged with defrauding Gilchrist Golf Academy

Former employee charged with defrauding Gilchrist Golf Academy

Gary Gilchrist, who coaches some of the world’s best women golfers, is the victim of an alleged embezzlement scheme by a former employee at his Lake County golf academy. Clermont police detectives recently arrested Robert Aaron Lury and charged him…
Clermont detectives arrest four in armed robbery case

Clermont detectives arrest four in armed robbery case

Clermont police arrested two men and two boys suspected in an armed robbery that netted an undisclosed amount of cash from a drug store. Employees of CVS Pharmacy, 1800 E. Highway 50, reported to officers that around 2am Oct. 21,…
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