Three adults are dead and four children were rescued after a Christmas Eve murder-suicide at a home in Florida.
The Lakeland Police Department responded to a report of a shooting after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday evening and officers found the four children, all under 10 years old, unharmed inside the house and transported them to the police station, spokeswoman Robin Tillet told CBS 10 News.
Boca Raton Police Chief Dan Alexander discusses incident at Town Center Mall in Boca Raton.
(CNN)Police have a suspect in custody as they investigate a stabbing incident Wednesday at Dyke Industries in Tallahassee, Florida, a police spokesman said.“Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare received five patients from the incident, not six as initially reported,” the hospital said in a statement.“One patient is in serious condition; two patients are in fair condition; and two patients are in good condition.”
A Florida man shot and killed his wife, mother-in-law and 3-year-old daughter before killing himself, police in Florida said Monday.
Pembroke Pines police and fire personnel were dispatched to a home just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday and found Pablo Colon, Jr., 35, his wife, Sandra, 36, his mother-in-law, Olga Alvarez, 61, and Colon’s 3-year-old daughter dead from gunshot wounds, police said in a statement.
Detectives concluded Colon killed his family members before fatally shooting himself, police said Monday.
Source: Florida man killed wife, 3-year-old daughter, mother-in-law and himself, police sayPembroke Pines Police Department
9500 Pines Boulevard · Pembroke Pines · Florida 33024
Administrative Phone – 954-436-3200
24 Hour Dispatch – 954-431-2200
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ASSIGNED PIO: Captain Adam Feiner
DATE OF MEDIA RELEASE: Monday, 08.26.2019
TIME OF MEDIA RELEASE: 2:30 a.m.
CASE NUMBER: PPPD19OFF050776
CHARGE/INCIDENT: Homicide / Suicide
DATE OF OCCURRENCE: Sunday, 08.25.2019
TIME OF OCCURRENCE: 8:27 p.m.
PLACE OF OCCURRENCE: 1657 SW 156 Avenue, Pembroke Pines, FL 33028 (Grand
Palms Residential Community)
VICTIM(S) – NAME, AGE, DOB, RACE, SEX, ADDRESS:
Victim #1: Suspect’s wife / Sandra Colon / DOB 07.30.1983
Victim #2: Suspect’s mother in-law / Olga Alvarez / DOB 03.18.1958
Victim #3: Suspect’s 3-year-old daughter (deceased)
Victim #4: Suspect’s 3-year-old daughter (surviving victim)
SUSPECT(S) – NAME, AGE, DOB, RACE, SEX, ADDRESS:
Suspect #1: Pablo Colon, Jr. / DOB 10.23.1983
Lightning struck at a Florida beach on Sunday, leaving eight people injured, police said.
The victims were struck at Clearwater Beach near Tampa on Sunday afternoon, according to the Clearwater Police Department.
The department said one person was hit by the strike directly and rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Another person was treated for burns and three others were hospitalized as a precaution.
Four teenage inmates staged a fight inside their dorm-style cell late Saturday night at a Florida juvenile detention center as a ruse to escape, overpowering staff and stealing a staff member’s car and a cell phone as they fled.
Two of teens who escaped from the Florida Department of Juvenile justice facility in Jacksonville, remained at large Sunday and a manhunt was underway to apprehend them.
According to a tweet from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the four inmates faked a brawl in their room and then attacked the staff who responded to the scuffle.
The boys were then able to overpower staff in the center’s control room and pushed several buttons until one released the jail’s main door. The boys then stole car keys from the handbag of one of the staff members and made off in the dark of the night with the a four-door Infiniti Q50 with Florida license plate LANE19.
The foursome also took the staff member’s county-issued cellphone and wallet with an unknown amount of cash.
ORLANDO, Fla. —
A man was arrested in Florida after sheriff’s deputies say he tried to steal a car from an elderly man in Orlando.
According to the sheriff’s office, a man, later identified as 25-year-old Jaylen Alexander, allegedly attacked the elderly man, slamming the hood of the trunk on his chest and his walker.
The incident occurred when an elderly man left his car running with the keys in the ignition while he was putting his walker into the trunk.
The reason he was unsuccessful? He didn’t appear to know how to drive a stick shift, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
NPR’s Wade Goodwyn reported that the blast, which occurred at the Market at University shopping center, scattered debris for hundreds of yard and blew the roof off one section of the complex. It was reportedly heard and felt from miles away
PENSACOLA, Fla. – A Florida man previously acquitted in the killing of a child was arrested last month and charged with torturing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, sometimes while wearing a werewolf mask, authorities said.
Andrew Bennett Ross-Celaius, 37, of Pensacola, was arrested April 9 and charged with six counts of aggravated child abuse, four counts of child abuse, a variety of drug charges, possession of a weapon, tampering with evidence and a probation violation, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Another man, Eric Everett Furnans, 36, of Pensacola, was arrested Tuesday and charged with destroying evidence in the case after Ross-Celaius was taken into custody. He has since been booked on drug charges
A Boeing 737 jet arriving from the Guantanamo Bay military station in Cuba went 100 feet off the runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville and into the St. Johns River in Florida on Friday evening.