Police: Hit and run suspect causes several crashes in Osceola County
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — A suspected car thief who police say was responsible for several crashes throughout Osceola County was arrested by deputies Tuesday morning. Police say the suspect then crashed the stolen car through a gate at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport where the car broke down. About 30 minutes later, the suspect crashed the stolen pickup into a car carrier on the Florida Turnpike and drove away again. After interviewing witnesses, Florida Highway Troopers put out a description of the pickup which was later spotted by Osceola deputies. Investigators have not released the name of the suspect or the exact charges he is facing.wftv.com
Search underway for man accused of attempted murder, police say
Kissimmee, Fla. — Kissimmee police are searching for an attempted murder suspect. READ: Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise shipsPolice said the suspect is 26-year-old Khanji Jnoki Fairley. Khanji Jnoki FairleyAccording to police, Fairley was last seen driving a silver Toyota with a possible tag number of QSVQ06. He may also be driving a 2006 light blue Lexus IS250 with Florida tag number LMBD41. Pic of Khanji Jnoki Fairley Toyota (KPD)Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Kissimmee Police Department or Crime Line.wftv.com
2 men killed in Kissimmee shooting, police say
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Kissimmee Police say two men were found fatally shot at a housing complex on New Year’s Day. Records show police were called to 2221 San Vittorino Circle around 11:23 p.m. Friday and found 24-year-old Dennis Woodward and 27-year-old Jeremy Nicholas both dead from apparent gunshot wounds. [TRENDING: How to get vaccine in Florida | New attractions coming to Central Florida theme parks | FDA to consider cutting vaccine doses in half]Police said there is no threat to the community. No further details about the crime were immediately available. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.
Police: SunRail strikes car in Kissimmee, no injuries reported
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – Kissimmee police have reported that a SunRail, with six passengers on board, hit a vehicle on Thursday. SunRail officials released an update saying, “Train P313 SB is delayed 60 mins due to police assistance near the tracks in Kissimmee.”The train experienced close to a 40 minute delay due to the incident, officials said. [TRENDING: Donald Trump wins Florida | US presidential race results | Floridians vote to raise minimum wage to $15/hour]“No injuries are reported, however that area is shut down for an investigation,” Kissimmee Police said in a Twitter post. Investigators said there was has heavy congestion in the area during the investigation. All other trains remained on schedule, and the train involved has continued on its scheduled route.
Cell carrier outages impacting 911 system in several areas in Central Florida
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. Cell carrier outages are impacting 911 systems in different cities and counties in Central Florida. The Seminole County Sheriffs Office said cell carrier outages nationwide are affecting 911 services. Residents are asked to call 407-665-6650 for emergency assistance until services are restored. Kissimmee Police said some cell phone carriers are having network issues with calling 911, anyone with issues can try texting 911 or calling the non-emergency number at 407-846-3333. This is a developing story we will update this story as more information becomes available.