OCSO Investigations

The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office investigated reports of the following crimes last week: ARMED ROBBERY• 3900 block State Road 710 Southeast ASSAULT• 400 block Northeast 14th Avenue• 5900 block Southeast 95th Trail• 5300 block U.S. 441 Southeast• 1100 block Northeast 39th Boulevard BURGLARY• 4100 block U.S. 441 Southeast• 10200 block Northwest Fifth Terrace• 1000 block […]

Arrest Report

The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), the Okeechobee City Police Department (OPD), the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the Department of Corrections (DOC) or the Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force (ONTF). • Brianna Fulwider, […]

Pahokee man arrested trying to flee from law enforcement custody in Clewiston

By Capt. Susan Harrelle CLEWISTON — Monday evening, July 27, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Hendry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) deputies responded to a traffic crash at U.S. 27 and Old 27 in Clewiston. Upon the arrival of deputies, it was reported an individual appeared to be entrapped. Deputies were able to free the person with […]

Former employee is accused of stealing from Town Star

OKEECHOBEE — A former employee was charged with grand theft after reportedly stealing from the ATM, self-service lottery machine and safe of the Town Star on State Road 710, where she used to work. Deputy Misei Esquivel of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Town Star on Thursday, July 23 at approximately […]

HCSO arrests two suspects for burglary in Montura Ranch Estates

By Susan HarrelleHendry County Sheriff’s Office CLEWISTON — On Monday, July 24, the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office General Crimes unit conducted a search at Perimeter Road residence in the Montura Ranch Estates, arresting two suspects for burglary to a residence. Deputies were notified of a burglary to a home in Montura. When they arrived, they […]

Former boyfriend charged with aggravated stalking

OKEECHOBEE — Jon Mesa. 30, was arrested July 27 by Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Deputy Marc Williams and charged with aggravated stalking and criminal mischief $1,000 or more. On Sunday, July 26 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Deputy Williams responded to Bill’s Mini Mart in regards to a criminal mischief complaint. When he arrived, he met with […]

Hendry County Arrest Report

CLEWISTON — The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO), the Clewiston City Police Department (CPD), the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), or the Department of Corrections (DOC). Arrests are for the week of July […]

OCSO investigates impersonation

OKEECHOBEE — A 19-year-old Lake Worth man called the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office on July 25 to report a fraudulent call from a Detective Dave Hamilton. According to the complainant, he recently made contact on a dating app called Adam for Adam with someone who claimed to be another 19-year-old male. Everyone on that site […]

Person caught on camera stealing two cars in LaBelle

LABELLE — A masked man is seen on camera stealing not one but two cars from two different gas stations on Saturday morning, July 25. One victim said he went inside the Handy’s gas station just off Cowboy Way in LaBelle when he noticed a masked man hop in the front seat of his running […]

OCSO investigates impersonation of law enforcement

OKEECHOBEE — A 19-year-old Lake Worth man called the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office on July 25 to report a fraudulent call from Detective Dave Hamilton. According to the complainant, he recently made contact on a dating app called Adam for Adam with someone who claimed to be another 19-year-old male. Everyone on that site is […]