City experiences rash of gun thefts

OKEECHOBEE — In the last month, Okeechobee has experienced a rash of gun thefts, and according to Okeechobee Police Detective Bill Saum, the majority of those thefts have been from unlocked vehicles. There have been eight cases within the city limits since the end of July, said Detective Saum. Most of them have taken place […]

Teen charged with grand theft auto

OKEECHOBEE — On Sunday, Aug. 18, a woman called the Okeechobee City Police Department after she was approached by a suspicious person. As Officer Savanna Smith and Sgt. Cesar Romero arrived at the complainant’s residence, Sgt. Romero observed a white truck in the alley across from her home. He saw a teen boy and a […]

Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office searching for stolen excavator

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that on May 22, a 2018 Kubota Mini Excavator on tracks was reported stolen from the 1300 block of U.S. 441 S.E. in Okeechobee. The equipment was stolen between the dates of May 15 to May 22. The color of the excavator is orange, model […]