FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen honored FDLE’s top performers today at the department’s Annual Awards Ceremony. [Read more…] about FDLE Members Recognized for Exceptional Performance
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A Margate woman was charged for stealing a family member’s identity in order to live illegally in the United States. [Read more…] about FDLE arrests illegal immigrant for identity fraud
FDLE agents arrested Matthew Neil Melvin, 41, Lake City, for solicitation of a minor for sex and transmission of materials harmful to minors. [Read more…] about FDLE arrests APRN for solicitation of a minor
FDLE agents today arrested Arthur Travis Janes II, 37, of 503 S. Oakwood Ave., Brandon, on 100 counts of possession of child pornography and 1 count of transmission of child pornography. [Read more…] about FDLE agents arrest Brandon man on 100 counts of child pornography possession
An investigation into allegations of bribery involving City of Palm Bay public officials has concluded with two arrests on charges that include racketeering and conspiracy to commit extortion. [Read more…] about Investigation into Palm Bay bribery allegations leads to two arrests
Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Mark Turberville, 54, of 1344 Gavin Road, Bonifay on 20 counts of possession of child pornography. [Read more…] about FDLE arrests Bonifay man for child pornography
FDLE agents arrested Mario Rene Cahuec Cha, 49, of 27767 New York Street, Bonita Springs for illegal smuggling and human trafficking. [Read more…] about FDLE arrests Bonita Springs man for human trafficking
FDLE agents today arrested Mark Victor, 60, of 14416 Oakshire Blvd., Orlando, on 10 counts of child pornography possession and one count of promotion of child pornography. [Read more…] about FDLE agents arrest Orlando man on child pornography charges
FDLE agents today arrested Mario Ortega, 38, of 106 Poinciana Circle, Kissimmee on 10 counts of child pornography possession.
In March, agents received a tip that video suspected of depicting child pornography had been uploaded to a website. Investigators determined the video was uploaded from a computer associated with Ortega. A search warrant was obtained. During an on-scene examination of digital devices, agents found evidence of child pornography. The devices were seized for further analysis.
Ortega was taken to the Osceola County Jail on a $50,000 bond. The State Attorney’s Office, 9th Judicial Circuit, will prosecute the case.
In a joint investigation with the Melbourne Police Department, Rockledge Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation, FDLE agents recently arrested Harold Dale Shirey, Jr., 39, of 2268 Woodbury Road, Melbourne. [Read more…] about FDLE agents arrest Melbourne man on drug charges