Sheriff's Office News Releases

Osceola County Implements 911 Texting

Published: Mon, November 30, 2015
Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County is the first jurisdiction in Central Florida and the 8th county in Florida to implement 911 texting. Effective immediately, residents in any part of Osceola County, including the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, can contact local law enforcement and fire rescue by...

Four Suspects Arrested for Denny’s Armed Robbery

Published: Mon, November 30, 2015
Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives arrested four suspects for their involvement in an armed robbery. This morning at approximately 2:48 a.m., deputies responded to Denny’s Restaurant located at 840 Cypress Parkway in Poinciana. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with employees and customers who indicated two suspects, later...

Public’s Help Needed Locating Missing 16-Year Old

Published: Tue, November 24, 2015
Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives need the public’s help locating Felix X. Martinez, 16. Felix was last seen on November 13 at approximately 11:00 p.m. by his foster family who reside on Fortune Road in Kissimmee. The next morning, they discovered he was not in his...

Suspect Arrested for 5 Counts of Child Pornography

Published: Tue, November 24, 2015
Osceola County, Florida – Today, Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Terry Merissaint and charged him with 5 counts of Promoting Photo/Movie Sexual Performance of a Child. The investigation began in early August when detectives identified a computer with an IP address that was linked to child pornography. This morning,...

Possible Homicide Vehicle Needs to be Identified

Published: Tue, November 24, 2015
Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives need the public’s help identifying the owner of a white pick up truck that may be connected to a homicide. The investigation began on January 21 at approximately 6:10 p.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 5559 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial...

Starbucks Celebration Robbery Suspect

Published: Fri, November 20, 2015
Osceola County, Florida – Today at approximately 6:13 a.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Starbucks located at 715 Bloom Street in Celebration. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with store employees who indicated an unknown individual, possibly a female, entered the business and handed an employee a note demanding money....