Deputies: Person robbed, kidnapped during drug deal

in Osceola County News & Events


OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A person who was attempted to buy drugs was instead kidnapped at gunpoint and forced to withdraw money from an ATM, according to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said the victim arranged to meet with Angelique Francis Lopez, 27, to buy narcotics but when they met up, Kareem Rondell Acevedo Jr., 21, was also there and he held the victim at gunpoint.

The victim was forced to drive to an ATM to withdraw cash and was also robbed, a news release said. Acevedo also fired a shot in the victim’s vehicle during the incident, according to the report.