Latest Florida Department of Law Enforcement News

Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot deputy in 'avoidable' accident

Dec. 05, 2022 13:00 PM EST

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — A deputy mistakenly shot and killed his roommate, who was also a deputy, as the two took a break from playing an online game with friends while they were off duty, a Florida sheriff said. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey called the shooting “an extremely...

Officials: Woman charged with voting in Florida and Alaska

Nov. 04, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida woman was arrested Friday on charges that she voted in Florida and Alaska during the same election cycle over several years. Cheryl Ann Leslie, 55, of Loxahatchee, was charged with two counts of felony fraud, according to Palm Beach County...