Drunk Driver From Polk County Arrested for Driving Wrong Way on I-4

Troopers from Polk County arrested 32-year-old Alejandro Cancel-Montes for driving down the wrong way on Interstate 4. Cancel-Montes was charged with DUI, driving without a license, no insurance, no headlights and driving in the wrong direction. At approximately 3 a.m. on Monday, highway patrol from Polk County responded to a report that a 4-door Toyota was moving slowly […]

Cook County Prosecutors Won’t Retry Man Whose Murder Conviction Was Overturned

Daniel Andersen, who served 27 years in prison in connection to the 1980 death of Cathy Trunko, will not be retried after his conviction was overturned due to DNA evidence. The Cook County state’s attorney’s office told Judge Alfredo Maldonado, who had requested a new trial be set for Andersen, that they would not pursue the […]

Madera County Sheriff Detectives Arrest Suspect in Burglaries of Evacuated Homes

An arrest has been made in relation to burglaries that occurred in Cascadel Woods after homes were evacuated due to the Willow Fire which scorched nearly 6,000 acres in North Fork. While the blaze is nearly contained, the criminal investigation into several homes that were burglarized has been picking up steam with its first arrest. Madera County […]

Polk Woman Arrested and Charged With Murder of Her Father and Daughter

25-year-old Cheyanne Jessie of Lakeland, Florida has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of her 50-year-old father, Mark Weekly, and the death of her 6-year-old daughter, Meredith Jessie. Cheyanne Jessie has also been charged with one count of tampering with evidence according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. According to a press conference […]

Two Inmates Accused of Attacking Deputies in the Guilford County Jail

19-year-old Dexter Rashad Vanstory and 22-year-old Malcolm Wayne Simpson, already inmates at Guilford County Jail have been accused of luring a deputy into their cell at approximately 9 p.m., where they then attacked him. After attacking the deputy, they then attacked a second deputy. Vanstory was being held, without bail, at Guilford County’s prison  in […]

Pastor Charged With Sexually Assaulting 17-Year-Old Male in Manatee County

Juan Gomez, a 52-year-old church pastor at Iglesia De Dios church, has been arrested and is charged with sexually battery for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Gomez was arrested at his home in the 5300 block of Vel Street in Wimauma. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office initiated its investigation on Gomez after […]

Citrus County Road Rage Incident Turns Deadly

Robert E. Doyle, 51, has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 44-year-old Candelario Gonzalez. Doyle is additionally facing three counts of aggravated assault. According to reports, the incident started after an “aggressive driving incident” in the Citrus Hills area. Doyle drove to his residence off Desoto Street where he pulled into the […]

Murder Suspect Wanted in Cook County Arrested in Charles City

Phil Dewayne Jones, 37, was arrested yesterday morning at 9:30 am after a warrant was issued from the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. Jones was wanted for first-degree murder after allegedly beating Frankie Smith, a 38-year-old Chicago woman, to death. The blows inflicted on the woman fractured several of her ribs as well as fractured her neck, which according […]