But the Fort Lauderdale teens — ages 14 to 16 — are experienced in crime well beyond their years and have lengthy rap sheets, authorities say. One of the teens, Rural Scott, 15, was on probation and wearing a court-ordered ankle monitor when he told investigators he served as lookout during the April 27 break-in in Fort Pierce. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara called the teenagers "thugs" who "intentionally targeted our community, searched out a house in an affluent neighborhood and stole their life savings.
They are among nearly two dozen teens across the country charged in the last month with committing extreme acts of group violence. The State Attorney's Office in Broward County formally charged Denver Jarvis, Michael Bent, both 15, and Jesus Mendez, now 16, with attempted second degree murder, a felony, in last month's attack that left Brewer clinging to life with severe burns over 65 percent of his body. The two others facing lesser counts of aggravated battery, Jeremy Jarvis, 13, and Steve Shelton, 15, will be charged as minors and, according to Miami's ABC affiliate WPLGwill be released into the custody of their parents this week, per Florida state law.
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Two persons of interest. Two hard-hitting interviews. What do they really know about the disappearance of a Florida teen? In Florida on the night of Nov.
At one point inEpstein was given permission to leave Palm Beach County Jail seven days a week, for up to 16 hours a day — including two hours per day at the Palm Beach mansion where he previously sexually abused dozens of minor girls. Darran Johnsonlost his driver's license three times after traffic violations, but he drove anyway. He was driving under the influence, with a suspended license, the night he hit and killed Broward Sheriff's Deputy Ryan Nimtz, investigators said.
Ana Alvarez-Hernandez's friends brought her to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Miami-Dade police announced Ana Alvarez-Hernandez was fatally shot in the parking lot of a restaurant early Sunday morning. The parking lot was a popular hangout for locals, but things turned violent when a fight between two groups of men broke out, ABC News reports.
Deputies said the Viera teenager stabbed his mother multiple times. One partygoer was badly beaten and hospitalized with a traumatic head injury. Police asked anyone with information related to the case to call Titusville Police Department at or Crimeline at
On Thanksgiving night, thieves broke into an Aloma Avenue car lot in Orange County, destroyed its surveillance cameras, ransacked the office and stole eight vehicles. On Monday, three thieves climbed onto a car carrier parked near downtown Orlando and drove away in three new cars. Police arrested teens aged 15, 16 and
The murder trial of Everett Glenn Miller, the Marine Corps veteran accused of fatally shooting two Kissimmee police officers two years ago, will start Monday morning at the Osceola County Courthouse. A man who robbed a west-Orlando Family Dollar store — holding the clerk at gunpoint and raiding the safe — is also a suspect in several more robberies in Central and South Florida, police said. FBI agent Lamar Baugher reported the theft of his his badge, credentials and a credit card, which was used to make purchases last week at a Family Dollar store in Eustis.