Loading...

Paula Ferguson

96 results
    • POLICE BEAT

        This we get: Under-construction homes are easy targets for thieves...
    • POLICE BEAT

        So you’re waiting at the bus stop. The intersection of Mercy Drive and W.D. Judge...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Good news! The new year is one day old and we already have burglars plundering day-care centers ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Apparently someone didn’t get what they wanted from St. Nick. One disgruntled Grinch spent Boxing Day breaking into a warehouse in the 300 block of West Grant Street ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Our Police Beat Hero o’ the Week is a 36-year-old ice cream truck driver who wouldn’t take any guff from a trio of handgun-bearing thugs ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Last month, burglars visited a sporting goods store in the 4500 block of Old Winter Garden Road. Twice. In one week...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Two dudes in their 30s walked into a shoe store in the 1890 block of South Semoran Boulevard. One was wearing a blue jacket, the other a “flowered shirt,” according to Officer Vo ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        There was a time when it seemed air-conditioner parts were to burglars what Twinkies are to fatties. This column chronicles such thievery all the damn time, but apparently those days have passed ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Something doesn’t add up here. A guy gets shot in the leg in the 3300 block of West Colonial Drive by some gold-toothed, dreadlocked thug and decides not to press charges...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Our teenage hoodlum walked into a video game emporium in the 2900 block of East Colonial Drive, brandished a weapon...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        How exactly does one swipe eight bathtubs from a 16-story building? Eight freaking bathtubs! Not to mention a water heater from the fifth floor?
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        All was relaxed inside one very fluorescent convenience store in the 4300 block of Silver Star Road this early morning. This midnight calm, however, was about to be broken ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Early this morning a man, 60, wandered out of a homeless shelter in the 600 block of West Central Boulevard. He should have left after sunrise, for ne’er-do-wells lurked in dark corners ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Some unknown suspect or suspects broke into a cleaning service business that specializes in window polishing in the 1340 block of Long Street ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        On this evening an unknown man, approximately 20 years old, walked inside a gas station in the 2800 block of West Colonial Drive ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        This is the tale of one man’s trip to a convenience store gone freakishly wrong ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Officers discovered a burglary at a senior recreation center in the 90 block of East Marks Street today. Applesauce and Alzheimer’s drugs, however, were left untouched...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        People sure can be stubborn. Having a revolver pressed against your skull, however, helps loosen them up sometimes ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Some burglars like hard cash. Some like expensive jewelry. Some like frozen alligator heads ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        A Christian center in the 2000 block of West Central Boulevard fell victim to godless fingers early this morning ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        A 34-year-old man was hangin' near a local fast food restaurant in the 500 block of North John Young Parkway near Colonial Drive that reminds people, "You gotta eat," when trouble neared ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        On Tuesday afternoon, just hours after a slew of whiny brats boarded school buses and headed home for an afternoon snack, an unknown suspect or suspects deemed it a good time to pay an elementary school ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Not surprisingly, this week's report begins with a bunch of burglarized metallic scrap. It's become something of a recurring theme in this space, in case you haven't noticed ...
      • Tags: ,
    • POLICE BEAT

        Some O-town prowling suspect(s) chose to visit an apartment complex in the 5740 block of Gatlin Avenue. The "storage unit full o' crap" that burglars love so well would fall victim once again ...
      • Tags: ,

Calendar

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

© 2018 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation