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Disney employees, UCF student among those arrested for child pornography, deputies say

SOURCE: POLK COUNTY, Fla. – 2 Walt Disney World employees and a University of Central Florida student were among those arrested Thursday on suspicion of soliciting child pornography, officials said. According to authorities, Operation Guardians of Innocence IV: Fall Haul was a month-long special investigation by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Computer Crimes Unit. The… Keep Reading

3 people from Kissimmee killed in Polk County crash

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel All three people involved in a fiery two-vehicle crash near Poinciana died Tuesday night, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. The crash occurred around 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of Marigold Avenue and Bell Tower Crossing East. Deputies said a red Nissan 350Z driven by Emmanuel Lashawn Macedo Semedo, 19, of Kissimmee was speeding north… Keep Reading

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