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Gridlock and homelessness top residents’ concerns as growth soars in Leesburg

Gridlock on roadways and at supermarkets as well as increasing homelessness are among the top concerns being expressed by Leesburg residents. Leesburg-News.com’s David Towns has details.

Employee arrested after alleged $4,500 worth of fraudulent refunds from O’Reilly Auto Parts

A Clermont man was arrested when the manager at O’Reilly Auto Parts noticed her employee was processing possibly fraudulent returns worth over $4,500.

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Man found guilty of sexually battering and molesting 13-year-old child

A Clermont man was found guilty of molesting a 13-year-old child in a 2021 case, according to an Office of the State Attorney press release.

‘Catatonic’ homeless man jailed for trespassing at Beacon College apartment complex

A homeless man in Leesburg who was arrested for trespassing at a Beacon College apartment complex was described as “catatonic” by correctional officers.

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Inspector finds hygiene and temperature violations at Chinese restaurant at Lake Harris Plaza

Multiple poor hygiene and food safety violations will require a follow-up inspection for a restaurant at Lake Harris Plaza in Leesburg.

Leesburg man who allegedly abused dog arrested after tense standoff with police

A Leesburg man suspected of animal abuse was arrested after threatening several officers with two large knives.

Inspector finds numerous violations at popular Mexican restaurant in Leesburg

An inspector found numerous health code violations at a popular Mexican restaurant. Leesburg-News.com Jordyn Pennington tracked down the inspection report.

Driver with suspended license tells law enforcement he plans to keep on driving

A Fruitland Park man who was arrested for driving without a license told law enforcement he would continue to do so without paying his fees.

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Employee arrested after alleged $4,500 worth of fraudulent refunds from O’Reilly Auto Parts

A Clermont man was arrested when the manager at O’Reilly Auto Parts noticed her employee was processing possibly fraudulent returns worth over $4,500.

Man found guilty of sexually battering and molesting 13-year-old child

A Clermont man was found guilty of molesting a 13-year-old child in a 2021 case, according to an Office of the State Attorney press release.

‘Catatonic’ homeless man jailed for trespassing at Beacon College apartment complex

A homeless man in Leesburg who was arrested for trespassing at a Beacon College apartment complex was described as “catatonic” by correctional officers.

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Man jailed for allegedly attacking roommate over missing cash card

A Leesburg man was arrested for battery Tuesday after allegedly attacking his roommate over a missing cash card last year.

Leesburg woman allegedly steals phone to wire herself over $1,000

A Leesburg woman was arrested Monday for the alleged theft and use of a man’s Cash App account to wire herself over $1,000.

Nervous bicyclist found to have narcotics in backpack

A Leesburg man was busted with drugs in his backpack when officers noticed he was nervous during a traffic stop on his bike.

Man reportedly bragged about molesting former co-worker’s underage child

A Summerfield man has been arrested for molesting the underage child of a former co-worker and bragging about the experience to his associates.