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Mount Dora police charge two men with grand theft from Walmart

Mount Dora police charge two men with grand theft from Walmart

Someone may have to rethink their Christmas wish list. Mount Dora police arrested two men who allegedly tried to leave Walmart with two shopping carts full of Segway miniLite scooters and Swagtron T5 hoverboards. Andre Lamar Johnson, 26, of Daytona…
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…
Lake County Teams Helps in Puerto Rico

Lake County Teams Helps in Puerto Rico

Recently a team of six people from Lake County traveled to Puerto on a mission trip and touched the lives of hundreds of people. The group was led by Gretchen San Miguel, MD, and included Carla Haack, MD, Ricardo Vasquez-Duarte,…
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,…
Clermont police arrest two men in theft of $100,000 of jewelry

Clermont police arrest two men in theft of $100,000 of jewelry

Two Groveland men have been charged in the theft of more than $100,000 worth of jewelry from a Kmart store in Clermont. Isaac Fitzgerald Soudat, 18, surrendered Monday to Clermont police after the other suspect, Christopher Lee Freeman, 20, turned…
Clermont police arrest second suspect in June homicide case

Clermont police arrest second suspect in June homicide case

UPDATE: A second suspect has been arrested in the June 11 homicide of a Clermont man. Amber Crystal Weaver, 20, of Groveland, was arrested Friday evening on a warrant obtained by the Clermont Police Department for her involvement in the…
Kicks 4 Guns: Turn in your weapons for shoes and walk away free

Kicks 4 Guns: Turn in your weapons for shoes and walk away free

UPDATE: The Clermont Police Department hosted a successful Kicks 4 Guns event Thursday, collecting 24 firearms, including revolvers, rifles, and a sawed-off shotgun, a news release stated. The guns were collected with complete anonymity and no questions asked. The department thanks…
Tip a cop to benefit Special Olympics

Tip a cop to benefit Special Olympics

If you dine at the Lady Lake Chili’s Monday, don’t forget to tip your cop. The West Central Florida Police Chiefs Association and Chili’s Restaurant are teaming up for a Tip-a-Cop fundraiser from noon-5pm Monday, Aug. 7, at the restaurant,…
Clermont police officer arrested, faces perjury charges

Clermont police officer arrested, faces perjury charges

A Clermont police officer was arrested on charges of perjury following a five-month independent investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Cecil Garrett, a member of the police department since December 2005, turned himself in Wednesday and was placed…
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