Sheriff's Office News Releases

Two Suspects Arrested for Aggravated Elderly Abuse

Published: Wed, August 31, 2016
Osceola County – Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jorge Luis Gonzalez-Gonzalez and May Dollys Perez-Paz and charged them with Aggravated Elderly Abuse and Practicing Medicine Without a License. The investigation began in June when deputies took a report from a 72-year old man and his wife. The victim told...

20 Suspects Arrested During Prostitution Operation

Published: Wed, August 31, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – Over the past several weeks, members of Osceola County Sheriff’s Office Tourism Policing Unit began an investigation targeting prostitution stemming from www.backpage.com and massage parlors throughout the west sector of the county. As a result, 20 suspects were arrested on prostitution related charges. Samantha Ponderack...

Public’s Help Needed to Identify Robbery Suspect

Published: Mon, August 29, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives need the public’s help identifying an armed robbery suspect. On August 28 at approximately 12:43 a.m. deputies responded to a residence on Campus Street in Celebration. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the victims who indicated they were exiting their vehicle when...

Suspect Arrested for Video Voyeurism

Published: Mon, August 22, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – On August 20 at approximately 9:25 p.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an apartment on Perth Place in Poinciana. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the complainant who indicated her 12-year old son told her Josue Carmelo Torres, a neighbor, had videotaped him in the...

Armed Burglary & Possible Attempted Murder Charges

Published: Fri, August 19, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – Today at approximately 2:01 p.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence near Denver Drive and Topeka Avenue in Holopaw. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the homeowner who indicated he observed two suspects attempt to burglarize his residence. When the suspects saw the homeowner,...

Suspect Arrested for 10 Counts of Child Porn

Published: Fri, August 19, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – On August 18, Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Dean Mikel Brooks and charged him with 10 counts of Promoting Photo/Movie Sexual Performance of a Child. The investigation began in late June when detectives identified a computer with an IP address that was linked to child...