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Possible sinkhole in Altamonte Springs forces 13 people to evacuate

SOURCE: SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Red Cross officials said a possible sinkhole in Altamonte Springs has forced 13 people to evacuate. Crews are at the scene at the Royal Arms Condominiums. Altamonte Springs police said officers got the call about a possible sinkhole around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the possible sinkhole has grown since that time. CONTINUE… Keep Reading

Sanford woman accused of being under influence of drugs in crash that killed toddler

SOURCE: ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – A 48-year-old Sanford woman is accused of being under the influence of drugs in a crash that killed an 18-month-old toddler and injured her parents, according to Altamonte Springs police. Police said Shona Lynn Wallace had THC, cocaine, fentanyl and nordiazepam in her system the night of the crash. Around 7:50 p.m. June 2, officers responded… Keep Reading

Seminole County elementary teacher accused of creating child porn

SOURCE: ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – A Seminole County elementary school teacher was arrested Thursday on allegations that she produced and distributed child pornography. According to a criminal complaint filed by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Audra Mabel, who taught kindergarten at Spring Lake Elementary School in Altamonte Springs, was arrested on federal charges. Seminole County… Keep Reading

Man arrested after shoplifting, home invasion, stealing car, police say

SOURCE: ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – A 21-year-old gunman was arrested early Monday in Maitland on allegations of shoplifting from a Walmart before breaking into a home and stealing a family’s car. According to Altamonte Springs police, Brandon Houston was arrested on charges of armed robbery and armed home invasion. Police said Houston was stopped by a loss-prevention… Keep Reading

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