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Florida -- At approximately 9:18 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) arrested 41-year-old Kenneth Slanker of Inverness, Florida. Slanker was arrested after an initial investigation revealed that he sexually battered a juvenile victim. Slanker was...
A lawsuit has been filed against the Florida Department of Corrections after a Lowell corrections officer attempted to poison an inmate. The corrections officer, identified as Qualesha Quayshaun Williams, 28, of Ocala, was arrested on Saturday, January 25, at Lowell...
Elsa, Texas —Documents for what attorneys are calling an unlawful and horrific arrest that occurred in April are now being released to the public. The lawsuit was uploaded on October 5. On April 12, 2020, deputies responded to a mobile...
While most sheriff's offices across the state utilize dash and body cams, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office does not use either. Not one CCSO patrol car has a dashcam. In fact, Sheriff Prendergast refuses to use them, and county records...
Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office says they are taking bids and have set aside over $500,000 to have new fencing and razor wire installed around the jail. The decision comes after an inmate, Alexander Wayne Phillip, 20, who...
An Orlando police officer was indicted on three counts of battery Thursday after it was discovered that he shoved and choked a man during a September 8 unlawful arrest. Cpl. Frank Sikos, who according to state records, is no stranger...
On September 19, 2019, Ocala Police Department police officer, Daniel Wagner, was killed after he was involved in an off-duty motorcycle crash. A report released by the Florida Highway Patrol following a nearly four-month-long investigation, states that Wagner was intoxicated...
Ocala Police Department Sgt. Lonnie Freeman was suspended after it was discovered he falsified reports following an unlawful arrest. In addition to falsifying reports, Freeman is also accused of misleading dispatch and violating the department's excessive force polices. On August 27,...
On Wednesday, January 1, 2020, Sanford Police Officer Adam Feldman was relieved of duty and placed on unpaid Administrative leave pending the outcome of a Criminal and Administrative/Professional Standards Investigation. During the early morning hours on Wednesday, the Sanford Police...
A Lowell corrections officer, who is one of four officers being investigated for beating and paralyzing an inmate, has been arrested for child molestation. Keith Mitchell Turner, 34, was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of Lewd or Lascivious...