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Winter Park suffers spike of car burglaries in January

Burglary numbers rise

Statistics from the Winter Park Police Department shows that last month’s rash of car burglaries in Orwin Manor was just the tip of the iceberg.

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Winter Park Police arrest suspects tied to SunTrust card skimmer

Police find skimmer device

Surveillance footage from a SunTrust Bank on New York Avenue led to the arrest of two suspects found with an alleged card-skimming device.

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Suspicious package threat shuts down part of Winter Park

Suspicious package

Police called in the bomb squad, using a robot to investigate a suspicious package found near Winter Park's downtown core Wednesday afternoon. The package was later deemed non-dangerous.

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Winter Park sees first bank robbery since August 2014

Bank robbery on Park Avenue

Park Avenue was the site of the Winter Park’s first bank robbery since August 2014 on Friday, Dec. 30, at around 5 p.m. at SunTrust Bank.

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Three teens arrested in Winter Park student's death

Teen suspects arrested

Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with the death of 15-year-old Winter Park High School student Roger Trindade.

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Winter Park sees largest burglary spike in years

September sees spike

The month of September alone saw 26 residential burglaries in Winter Park, causing police to up their neighborhood patrols.

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Local attorney arrested after alleged Lake Maitland boat chase

Attorey charged with reckless boating

An alleged high-speed boat chase on Lake Maitland Sunday looked like something out of a movie, according to Winter Park Police.

Winter Park business owner accused of scamming the elderly

Woman preyed on elderly victims

June Andriulaitis of Winter Park was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement last week, accused of scamming elderly timeshare victims.

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Police seek assailants in Park Ave death

WPHS students suspected

Winter Park Police are in search of multiple suspects after 15-year-old Winter Park High School student was found beaten unconscious in Central Park Saturday night.

Unrelated Winter Park robbers wore suit, Jimmy John’s uniform

Suspects in disguise

Appearances can be deceiving. A Winter Park Metro PCS Store and a local resident learned that the hard way last week.

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Winter Park offers chief position to Atlantic Beach chief

Deal offered chief job

The city recently offered the position of police chief to Atlantic Beach Police Chief J. Michael Deal, who accepted the offer and is currently undergoing a background check process.

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Orange County woman uses text message to escape hostage situation

Hostage escapes from husband

It began with a single word via text massage: “help.”

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Maitland blood drive at full capacity following Orlando shooting

Donors give blood to help victims

The Big Red Bus in Maitland was overwhelmed by those looking to donate blood in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in American history.

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Winter Park Police arrest homicide suspect

Arrest made after shooting

A suspect connected to a recent Winter Park homicide was arrested last Thursday by Winter Park Police.

Winter Park sees two shootings in two days

In two days

Winter Park saw two shootings in two days earlier this week, with one resulting in the third homicide the city has seen this year.

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