Suwannee County Newswire

Suwannee County Newswire

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Results 1 - 20 of 109 in Suwannee County, FL

  1. Suwannee County Sheriff: Live Oak man fraudulently returns store itemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTXL

    ... presented a false receipt for the item and asked to exchange it for another item of value, according to a Suwannee County Sheriff's Office post on Facebook . Pike received the other item, along with a Walmart gift card for the value of the ...

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  2. Dunnellon man dies after falling out of moving car on North Florida interstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Citrus County Chronicle

    ... 437, according to a crash report from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). During the drive, near the Columbia-Suwannee county line, Anthony Baccili fell out of the car and was later pronounced dead on scene, FHP's report states. Anyone who witnessed ...

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  3. Three hospitalized after truck overturns on I-10 near Live OakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WTXL

    Suwannee County Fire Rescue says three people have been hospitalized, two in critical condition, after their truck overturned on I-10 westbound. The Florida Highway Patrol reported a crash with injuries on I-10 westbound just before 12:30 p.m. on Friday near mile marker 283 .

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  4. West Nile confirmed in Suwannee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Last week the Florida Department of Health in Suwannee County reported an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in the Suwannee County area.

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  5. Woman's bogus report led to false Florida Amber Alert, police sayRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 29 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... being issued, is facing multiple charges, officials say. WCTV reports Roseangel Sanchez was booked into the Suwannee County Jail on charges of fraud and passing forged checks, and Live Oak Police Chief Buddy Williams says she will also be charged ...

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  6. Jim Crow-era shooting revisited in new documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Willits News

    ... in this small Southern town nestled amid farm country. The slaying stirred racial tensions in Jim Crow-era Suwannee County, when robed Ku Klux Klansmen regularly marched through Main Street in a show of force and lynchings were common in the Deep ...

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  7. Amber Alert canceled for boy, girl from Suwannee County; they were found safe in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The two children at the center of a Thursday night Florida Amber Alert from Suwannee County were found safe in Houston, Texas Friday. a-o Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this.

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  8. Publix Adding 700 JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg

    ... Mejias, 6 may in a black Toyota Camry. If you have any information on these children please contact the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office at 386-362-2222 or 911 The Bucs dropped to 2-1 after the Monday night loss to the Steelers on Monday Night ...

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  9. FOUND: Missing Mejias children located safe in Houston, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | WTXL

    The Suwannee County Sheriff's Office says Brian Meijas, 7, and Gabriela Mejias, 6, were found safe in Houston, Texas. Sheriff's Office says that the whole family was part of a caravan, with a final destination of Madison County for some sort of family gathering.

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  10. Florida Amber Alert issued for missing Mejias children last seen in Live OakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | WTXL

    ... and it is possibly being driven by a male named Melecio and occupied by a female named Alexia. According to Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John, the two kids are originally from Houston, TX. and the plan was for the adults that they were with, ...

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  11. Amber Alert issued for 2 missing Florida childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Orlando Sentinel

    An Amber Alert was issued Thursday night for two young children missing from Suwannee County in Florida's Panhandle, authorities said. Brian Mejias, 7, and Gabriela Mejias, 6, were reported missing from the town of Live Oak, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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  12. Authorities continue search for Live Oak woman who went missing 42 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | WTXL

    A Suwannee County woman went missing 42 years ago today and investigators say the case is "leaning towards a possible homicide." Debora Howard was 20 years old when she was last seen at a Lake City bar on September 24th, 1976.

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  13. Live Oak man who sped away, ran, faces drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | WTXL

    A Live Oak man who sped away and then ran away when a deputy tried to make a traffic stop faces fleeing and drug charges. Rodrick Lewis Livingston, 31, was arrested Tuesday after a Suwannee County deputy saw his vehicle about 10:30 a.m. and a search of DHSMV records confirmed that Livingston's drivers license was not valid.

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  14. Suwannee County seeks public's help in crime at WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WTXL

    The Suwannee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying three suspects who used counterfeit money to obtain merchandise from a Walmart. On August 25, 2018, the suspects in the photo were involved in a fraudulent transaction at the Live Oak Walmart, the sheriff said in a Facebook post .

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  15. Six arrested in major drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    Major David Harper of the Madison County Sheriff's Office reports that during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Madison County Sheriff's Office Sheriff's Emergency Response Team , with assistance from the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office S.W.A.T. Team, executed three narcotic search warrants and multiple felony arrest warrants within ... (more)

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  16. Gun, Loaded Magazine In Backpack At Ocala's West Port High School Lead To LockdownRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... but was in the teen's backpack with a loaded magazine. OPD said the gun had been reported stolen out of Suwannee County. Later in the evening, a recorded announcement went out to parents from Marion County School Superintendent Heidi Maier. In the ...

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  17. Student carrying gun in backpack arrested in Ocala, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... were made. The Hi-Point .380 caliber handgun was later discovered to have been reported stolen out of Suwannee County, police said. Sadia Baxter,30, the widow of slain Kissimmee Police officer Matthew Baxter, and her family return to the grave of ...

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  18. Woman killed, two hospitalized after Suwannee County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WTXL

    ... was wearing a seatbelt and at this time they do not know if alcohol played a factor in the accident. SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Officials say one person was killed and two others have been hospitalized after a crash at a Live Oak intersection ...

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  19. FDLE arrests Suwannee County man for child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WTXL

    A Suwannee County man has been arrested after he was found with multiple child pornography pictures of young children inside his home. Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, assisted by the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Homeland Security Investigations, arrested Joseph Roberts, 42, of Branford, Fla., for 10 counts of possession of child pornography.

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  20. Rabies found in Suwannee County catRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WTXL

    The Florida Department of Health has issued a rabies alert for the south central part of Suwannee County after a confirmed case was found in a cat. All Suwannee County residents and visitors should be aware that rabies is present in the wild animal population and domestic animals are at risk if not vaccinated.

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