Sheriff's Office News Releases

Suspect Arrested for Occupied Burglary

Published: Fri, September 30, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – On September 29 at approximately 7:01 p.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 226 Pawnee Trail in Kissimmee. Upon arrival, they spoke with the homeowner who indicated she observed an unknown male, later identified as Douglas Williams, inside her residence. He told her he thought...

National Night Out-Tuesday, October 4

Published: Fri, September 30, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – On Tuesday, October 4, neighborhoods across Osceola County will celebrate National Night Out (NNO), a crime and drug prevention event. Typically held in August, many southern states have begun coordinating this event in October to take advantage of the cooler weather. The Sheriff’s Office is...

Sheriff’s Office Explorers Win Awards

Published: Fri, September 30, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – Recently, members of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 816 participated in the 2016 Florida Sheriff’s Explorer Association Fall Delegates Competition that took place in Manatee County. The competition teams consisted of three males and two females who competed in firearms and a team...

120 Counts of Lewd & Lascivious Battery

Published: Thu, September 29, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – Today Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Ezequiel Ortega-Gomez and charged him with Incest and 120 counts of Lewd & Lascivious Battery. The investigation began on September 26 when deputies took a report of possible sexual battery. The 16-year old’s mother told deputies she thought her...

Suspect Arrested for Filing a False Report

Published: Tue, September 27, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Cheryl Persall and charged her with Filing a False Report, False Official Statement and Grand Theft. The investigation began this morning at approximately 4:12 a.m. when deputies responded to the toll plaza located at SR 417 southeast of I-4. Upon...

Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

Published: Sun, September 25, 2016
Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives need the public’s help identifying an armed robbery suspect. On September 24 at approximately 10:12 p.m., deputies responded to Family Dollar located at 2500 Michigan Avenue in Kissimmee. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the store employees who indicated an unknown male...